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Refrigeration Plant Operator POWR 1211

Power Engineering Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This course supplements a person's practical qualifying experience by providing further training in Refrigeration Plant Operation subject matter. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have sufficient knowledge to challenge the RPO certificate examinations administered under the provincial regulation authority (as described in the BC Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation Topics include: Act, regulations and codes; Safety; Administration, Fundamentals; Compressors; Controls and Instrumentation; Condensers and cooling towers; Evaporators and cooling coils; Operation and maintenance; electrical; Air conditioning; Mathematic and science within the scope of Refrigeration Plant Operation.


  • This is a specialized subject requiring departmental approval to register.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of POWR 1211 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 49102


Start any time

  • 52 weeks
  • CRN 49102
  • $409.41
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: 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 Refrigeration Plant Operator in the subjects of: ​​Act, Regulations and Codes; Safety; Administration; Fundamentals; Compressors; Controls and Instrumentation; Condensers and Colling Towers; Evaporators and Cooling Coils; Operation and Maintenance; Electrical; Air Conditioning; Mathematic and Science

Note: A copy of the reference Syllabus for Refrigeration Plant Operator Examinations can be sourced from SOPEEC (

Effective as of Fall 2023


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