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Power Engineering Technician Ontario College Diploma

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  • Objectives
    The Power Engineering Program prepares students to enter the expanding, dynamic Power Engineering field at entry levels of employment (ie. 4th class level). The program is designed to cover the Interprovincial curriculum including writing 3rd and 4th class Power Engineering exams. In addition, the program will also provide applied practice. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible for 4th Class Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification. Heavy emphasis is placed on technical studies, combined with practical hands-on experience. The program conforms to industrial practices and procedures. The Power Engineer is exposed to a diverse number of fields (ie. electrical, electronics, computers, chemical, mechanical fields), which make it a truly challenging and rewarding career.
  • Practical experience
    There is a co-op component associated with this course.
  • Academic Title
    Power Engineering Technician Ontario College Diploma
  • Course description
    First Semester
    Course Number/ Title     Credits

    CS 117      Communication Strategies     3
    GE 302     Science of Motion     3
    IX 130     Techniques Introduction to Computers     2
    PE 111     Applied Science     3.5
    PE 112     Power Engineering Safety     2
    PE 113     Sketching & Administration     2
    PE 116     Boilers     5
    PE 117     Feedwater Treatment I     2
    PE 106     Work Experience     8
    Total    30.5
     
    Second Semester
    Course Number/ Title     Credits

    CS 219     Communications for Technology     3
    GE 701     The Changing Workplace     3
    PE 206     Maintenance & Types of Plants     2
    PE 207     Instrumentation & Electricity     4.5
    PE 213     Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning     4
    PE 214     Lubrication, Prime Movers, Engines, Pumps & Compressors     5
    PE 215     Practical     1
    PE 200     Work Experience     8
    Total    30.5
     
    Co-op Following semester 2      Credits

    PE 417     Power Engineering Co-op placement (16 weeks)     640
    Total    640

    Third Semester
    Course Number/ Title     Credits

    GE 406     Measuring Quality in the Workplace     2
    PE 301     Applied Science II     4
    PE 302     Chemistry     4
    PE 303     Industrial Legislation, Piping, Fuels & Combustion     4
    PE 304     Electrotechnology and Instrumentation     6
    PE 306     Industrial Safety & Fire Protection     2
    PE 300     Work Experience     8
    Total    30
     
    Fourth Semester
    Course Number/ Title     Credits

    PE 411     Boilers & Control Systems     5
    PE 413     Feedwater Treatment II     3
    PE 414     Prime Movers     6
    PE 415     Refrigeration, Air Compression & Wastewater Treatment     4
    PE 416     Pumps, Welding & Pressure Vessels     4
    PE 400     Work Experience     8
    Total    30

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