Skip to main content

Second Class Part B Paper 3 POWR 1224

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 2nd Class power engineering subject matter. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have sufficient knowledge to challenge the 2nd Class, Part B, Paper 3 certificate examinations administered under the provincial regulation authority (as described in the BC Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation:​). Topics include: Electrotechnology, Principles of Air and Gas Compression, Industrial/Commercial Refrigeration. Graduates of BCIT's Second Class Certificate: this course, along with POWR 1219, POWR 1220, POWR 1221, POWR 1222 and POWR 1223, 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 Second Class Power Engineer's Certificate.


  • 3rd Class certificate OR departmental approval



Domestic fees


Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of POWR 1224 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 31607


Start any time

  • 52 weeks
  • CRN 31607
  • Domestic fees $277.30
    International 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 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.



Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees


Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. 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 3rd 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, course participants will be able to:

  • Fulfill the Interprovincial examination requirements within the scope of 2nd Class, Part B, Paper 3 in the subjects of:
  • Electrotechnology
  • Principles of Air and Gas Compression
  • Industrial/ Commercial Refrigeration

​Note: A copy of the reference Syllabus for Second Class Power Engineer's Examinations can be sourced from SOPEEC (​)

Effective as of Fall 2023


Interested in being notified about future offerings of Second Class Part B Paper 3 (POWR 1224)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: