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First Class Part B Paper 1 POWR 1229

Power Engineering Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. The exact cost will be displayed prior to confirming registration.

Course details

This course supplements a person's practical qualifying experience by providing further training in 1st Class power engineering subject matter. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have sufficient knowledge to challenge the 1st Class, Part B, Paper 1 certificate examinations administered under the provincial regulation authority (as described in the BC Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation:​). Topics include: Legislation and Codes for Industrial Equipment. ​Graduates of BCIT's Second Class Certificate: this course, along with POWR 1225, POWR 1226, POWR 1227, POWR 1228, POWR 1230, POWR 1231 and POWR 1232, plus the requisite qualifying experience, should be able to apply the knowledge learned in this study program in improving their abilities to operate, maintain and/or manage various industrial facilities, plant processes and associated equipment within the scope of a 1st Class Power Engineer's Certificate.


  • 2nd Class certificate OR Departmental Approval





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of POWR 1229 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 31615


Start any time

  • 52 weeks
  • CRN 31615
  • $277.30
Continuous Entry, Distance or Online

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.



Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. No online or phone registration allowed on this section. These are specialized courses which require application approval from the Power Engineering Program Assistant via EMAIL ONLY. To receive more detailed information and application instructions, send an email requesting information for this course to: Must provide proof of 2nd Class government certification. Course material is purchased separately and can be ordered through the BCIT Bookstore: Generate book list to view/order the required material.

Registration Options

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register by phone.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Fulfill the Interprovincial examination requirements within the scope of 1ST Class, Part B, Paper 1 in the subject of:
    • Legislation and Codes for Industrial Equipment
  • Note: A copy of the reference Syllabus for First Class Power Engineer's Examinations can be sourced from SOPEEC (​)​

Effective as of Fall 2023


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