- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
This course supplements a person's practical qualifying experience by providing further training in 4th class power engineering subject matter . Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have sufficient knowledge to challenge the 4th Class, Part B certificate examinations administered under the provincial regulation authority (as described in the BC Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation www.bclaws.gov.bc.ca/civix/document/id/complete/statreg/17_104_2004 ) Topics include prime movers and engines, pumps and compressors, lubrication, electricity, controls and instrumentation, heating boilers, steam and water heating systems, heating boiler and heating system controls, auxiliary building systems, vapour compression refrigeration, absorption refrigeration, air conditioning systems, boiler maintenance, and types of plants. This course in combination with POWR 1300 (4th class part A) and the requisite qualifying experience should allow students the opportunity to seek 4th class power engineering certification with the provincial regulatory body.
Below is one offering of POWR 1310 for the Winter 2024 term.
Start any time
- 26 weeks
- CRN 91646
- Domestic fees $672.30International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Continuous Entry, Distance or Online
This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 26 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Internet delivery format.
- Departmental approval needed
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
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: BCIT_Assistant_PowerEngineering@bcit.ca Course material is purchased separately and can be ordered through the BCIT Bookstore: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance Generate book list to view/order the required material.
Successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the British Columbia Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act and applicable regulations, codes and standards.
- Prepare a resume and cover letter that displays accurate and appropriate structure, style, and language mechanics.
- Demonstrate ethical awareness, the ability to do ethical reflection, and the ability to apply ethical principles in decision-making.
- Demonstrate the understanding of diversity.
- Demonstrate the understanding of indigenization.
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of running the SIMTRONICS simulator.
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of using the EXCEL program.
- Fulfill the examination requirements in the subjects of prime movers and engines, pumps and compressors, lubrication, electricity, controls, instrumentation and computers, heating boilers, heating systems, heating boiler and heating system controls, auxiliary building systems, vapour compression refrigeration, absorption refrigeration, air conditioning, air conditioning systems, boiler maintenance and types of plants.
- Describe the construction, safe and efficient operation and minor repairs of plant equipment, including:
- Steam turbines, gas turbines, internal combustion engines and related plant.
- Pumps and air compressors.
- Electric motors and generators, distribution and protective equipment.
- Low pressure and high pressure heating boilers, fittings, auxiliaries and controls.
- Auxiliary building systems.
- Smart Buildings/LEEDS
- Alternative Energy
- Heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
- Compression and absorption refrigeration equipment including the analyzes of Fernie incident.
- Describe the processes associated with hot oil systems, natural gas plants, pulp mills and other steam related systems.
Effective as of Fall 2023
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