Power Engineering 4th Class

Certificate
TYPE:
  • Full Time
LENGTH: 1 year
CAMPUS: Prince George - Quesnel
FEES: Estimated at $6,267
START DATE: Fall 2019 - To Be Announced
DELIVERY:
  • In Class
  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Location & Dates
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees

Fourth class power engineers look after power plants in sawmills, pulp mills, hospitals, refineries, refrigeration plants — even in breweries and hockey arenas.

Class four provides you with the practical and technical training to operate and maintain power plants.

Governing bodies

Power Engineering 4th Class Courses

This program provides practical and technical training for a career in power plant operation and maintenance. Fourth class power engineers work in . Sawmills . Hospitals . Refineries . Pulp mills . Refrigeration plants . Breweries . Public buildings . And more After completing the program, you'll be qualified to write the BC Safety Authority's fourth class power engineer's exam.

START DATE CAMPUS DELIVERY LENGTH
To Be Announced Quesnel In Class 40 weeks
Fall 2019 Prince George In Class 40 weeks

Entry Requirements

  1. Successful completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
  2. One of following or equivalent with a minimum of ‘C’ grade: Communications 12 or English 045.
  3. One of following or equivalent with a minimum of ‘C’ grade: Foundations of Math 11 or Pre- calculus 11, or Principles of Math 11 or Math 045 or Math 042
  4. One of following or equivalent: Physics 11, or Applications of Physics 12; or Physics 045

Note: Students who do not meet the above requirements may wish to consult with a CNC advisor to determine their eligibility on the basis of mature student status.

Selection process

If the program is over-subscribed, students will be selected based on the selection criteria listed below.

  1. The letter grade for English 11, English 045 or Communications 12 will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc., to a maximum of 4 points.
  2. The letter grade for Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-Calculus 11 or Principles of Math 11, Applications of Math 12, or Math 045, or Math 042 will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc., to a maximum of 4 points.
  3. The letter grade for Physics 11 or Physics 045 will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc., to a maximum of 4 points.
  4. The letter grade for Chemistry 11 or Chemistry 045 will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc., to a maximum of 4 points.
  5. The mechanical reasoning portion of the SRA will be awarded a maximum of 5 points.
  6. A passing grade on the English portion of the SRA will be awarded a maximum of 1 point.
  7. A passing grade on the math portion of the SRA will be awarded a maximum of 1 point
  8. Credit in one or more trades-related courses at the Grade 12 level with a grade of “B” or higher, or successful completion of any foundation-level trades training program or documented experience of one year in a trade will be awarded a maximum of 3 points.
  9. Credit for submitting a resumé and personal statement indicating reasons for wishing to enter this program will be awarded a maximum of 3 points.

Maximum points = 29

Invest in your future

The estimated cost for this program is $6,267.
  • Tuition: $3,388
  • Student fees: $619
  • Medical/Dental Fee (Fall semester only): $260
  • Books and supplies: $2,000  

These costs are an estimate. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.

Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.

Paying for college

We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial assistance to find out how.

Salaries and employment

Looking for a job? Check the student employment opportunities or trades training job board.