|Faculty:||School of Construction & the Environment
|Description:||Power engineers operate, maintain and manage industrial power and process plants. These plants are associated with various industries such as pulp and paper, chemical manufacturing, food processing, electrical generation, petroleum refining, institutional mechanical systems and others. Provincial Regulations require that plant personnel be certified prior to assuming positions of responsibility in the operation of fired pressure equipment. Certificates range from the entry level of Fourth Class to the highest level of First Class. The larger the plant, the higher the level of certificate required to operate and manage the facility.
This program provides sound, practical and technical knowledge and skills to persons desiring to enter the power engineering field. In addition, the program includes courses that provide graduates with the necessary technical background in applied mathematics and science to be eligible to enter the Power and Process Engineering program. After completing the program, graduates are prepared to write the BC Safety Authority examinations for an Interprovincial Fourth Class Power Engineer's Certificate of Competency.