BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.
This course supplements a person's practical qualifying experience (as described in the British Columbia Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Regulation), by providing the theoretical training. Upon successful completion of this course, plus the requisite qualifying experience, participants will have sufficient skills and knowledge to fulfill the requirements of the Fifth Class Power Engineer's Certificate examinations administered under the BC Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Program.
No online or phone registration allowed on this section. Registration is authorized by the Program Assistant via email only: Please send an email to BCIT_Assistant_PowerEngineering@bcit.ca to receive more detailed information and approval prior to registering for this course. Contact the bookstore regarding materials online: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance
Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
Departmental approval needed
EXTENSION ONLY for students at the end of their course completion and require additional time. Program Assistant will confirm eligibility and email extension offer when applicable. For requests send an email: BCIT_Assistant_PowerEngineering@bcit.ca
Upon successful completion of this course, the students will be able to:
Fulfill the Interprovincial examination requirements in the subjects of applied science; the BC Act & Regulations; Codes; basic design of heating boilers; boiler fittings; fuels and combustion; boiler controls; boiler operation and maintenance; feedwater treatment; pumps, valves and piping; environmental comfort, heating systems; electricity; plumbing; safety; air compression; basic design of power boilers.
Describe the construction, safe operation and minor repairs of commercial building and light industrial heating plant equipment within the scope of a 5th Class.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2011
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