Cambrian College

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Power Engineering Technology

Cambrian College

Faculty:Engineering Technology
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,969
International: $17,411

The cost reflects tuition for the first year of the program. Tuition will vary for subsequent years.

Careers:Industrial Engineers


Maximize your career opportunities with our curriculum accredited by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA). Train for operational and supervisory roles in our hands-on TSSA-registered power plant located right on campus. The only program of its kind in northern Ontario, Cambrian produces successful graduates who are in high demand within the industry.

This program prepares you to successfully challenge all the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) operating engineering exams up to and including the 2nd Class level of qualification. Advanced-level courses covering management and technical reports exceed the Standardized Power Engineers Examination Committee (SOPEEC) 2nd Class syllabus.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
For graduates of the new curriculum (OSSD): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C) or (U)
  • Any grade 12 mathematics (C) or (U) (MCT4C is highly recommended)
Additional Admission Requirements:

    • Grade 11 (U) or 12 (U) or (C) chemistry or physics
    • Grade 12 technological design or manufacturing technology course (C) or (U)

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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