British Columbia Institute of


POWR 0250 - Power Lab

Power Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

The BCIT Power Lab course will provide a Power Engineer Trainee with the specific practical skills necessary for the safe and efficient operation of a steam plant. The BCIT Power Lab course will consist of practical training totalling 200 hours which will complement the student's education. The trainee will perform various operating routines and maintenance practices. Assignments will require research and practice which will include competency based evaluations. Successful completion of this course combined with the BCIT Letter of Completion for the 4th Class (Part A and Part B) will allow the student to apply to write Inter-Provincial Examinations with the BC Safety Authority.


Students must have completed Fourth Class Part A Paper 1 (POWR 1213), and must be half way through Fourth Class Part B (POWR 1214) or completed a technical background from a related Engineering Program and have English 11 or completion of a BCIT English pre-test.





Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 60734

Mon May 25 - Fri Jun 19 4 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 25 - Jun 19 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:45 BBY SE08
May 25 Mon 07:00 - 13:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 105
May 26 - Jun 19 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 12:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 105



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Students must have met the above Prerequisites to qualify for to register. Approval to register may only be granted by the program assistant: To request to be added to the waitlist for approval, please email your name, student ID to : Qualifying students will receive an e-mail stating that they are accepted into this course and are approved to register on or after April 1, 2020. Students will need: hard hat, steel toe shoes, safety glasses, coveralls, gloves and PanGlobal PE 4th Class Textbooks (Edition 3.0) Scheduled hours include 45 minute breaks. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply to write Inter-Provincial Examinations with the BC Safety Authority.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2011


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BCIT's Part-time Studies English Language Proficiency Standard is English 12 (or equivalency). Students who do not meet this requirement should upgrade their English skills prior to any future registration.

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