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POWR 1214 - Fourth Class Part B Paper 1

Power Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

This course supplements a person's practical qualifying experience (As described in the BC Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Regulation) by providing the theoretical training required to enable graduates to challenge the Interprovincial Standardized Power Engineer's examinations for Part B - Paper 1 of a Fourth Class Power Engineer's Certificate. Upon successful completion of this course, as well as course POWR 1213, plus the requisite qualifying experience, participants will have sufficient skills and knowledge to fulfill the requirements of the Fourth Class Power Engineer's Certificate examinations administered under the BC Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Program. Graduates should be able to apply the knowledge learned in this study program in improving their abilities to operate plant equipment within the scope of a Fourth Class Power Engineer's Certificate. 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, aborption refrigeration, air conditioning systems, boiler maintenance, and types of plants.

Credits

15.0

Cost

$182.50 - $186.00 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 24974

Start any time

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$182.50

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course must be registered with POWR 1213. Registration must be authorized by the Program Assistant via email: BCIT_Assistant_PowerEngineering@bcit.ca Course materials can be purchased from the BCIT Distance and Online Bookstore Tel: (604) 432-8379 Website: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/

CRN 65128

Start any time

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$182.50

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course must be registered with POWR 1213. Registration must be authorized by the Program Assistant via email: BCIT_Assistant_PowerEngineering@bcit.ca Course materials can be purchased from the BCIT Distance and Online Bookstore Tel: (604) 432-8379 Website: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/

Fall 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31594

Start any time

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$186.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course can only be registered with POWR 1213 unless a student has already completed POWR 1213 with BCIT. Registration must be authorized by the Program Assistant via email: BCIT_Assistant_PowerEngineering@bcit.ca. Contact the bookstore regarding materials either online or by calling 604 432 8379.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 31595

Start any time

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 12 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$67.80

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. EXTENSION ONLY. Program Assistant will confirm eligibility and email extension offer when applicable.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 44733

Start any time

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$186.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course must be registered with POWR 1213 unless a student has already completed POWR 1213 with BCIT. Registration must be authorized by the Program Assistant via email: BCIT_Assistant_PowerEngineering@bcit.ca. Contact the bookstore regarding materials either online or by calling (604) 432-8379.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, course participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the British Columbia Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act and applicable regulations, codes and standards.
  • 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.
    • Heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
    • Compression and absorption refrigeration equipment.
  • Describe the processes associated with hot oil systems, natural gas plants, pulp mills and other steam related systems.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Academic Supplement (2.0 Ed)
Author Panglobal
Copyright 2017
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-1-77251-073-7
Price $52.95
Required

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Power Eng Boiler Pres Ves & Refrigeration Reg (104/2004)
Author Act
Binding Paperback
Price $9.50
Required

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Power Engineering 4Th Class Part B (3.0 Ed) Text
Author Panglobal
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-77251-072-0
Price $509.95
Required

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Power Engineering 4Th Class Part B (3.0 Ed) Wkbk
Author Panglobal
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-77251-076-8
Price $129.95
Required

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Safety Standards Act (03,039)
Author Act
Binding Paperback
Price $7.50
Required

Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching
Author Thomas Olivo, C. Olivo
Publisher Delmar Publishers Inc
Copyright 2011
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-43548-378-1
Price $194.95
Optional

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Basic Mathematics And Physical Sciences Workbook
Author Panglobal
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-0-97341-284-0
Price $82.95
Optional

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Calculator Casio Scientific (Fx-260)
Price $15.50
Optional

Extract of CSA standards
Author Pan Global Training Systems Ltd.
Publisher Pan Global Training Systems Ltd.
Copyright 2012
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-92690-042-1
Price $87.95
Optional

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Practical Skills Record - 4Th Class (Edition 1.0)
Author Panglobal
Copyright 2012
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-92690-044-5
Price $91.95
Optional

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Preparatory Math Topics For Power Engineering
Author Panglobal
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-77251-074-4
Price $45.95
Optional

Reeds Vol 1: Mathematics for Marine Engineers
Author Kevin Corner, Leslie Jackson, William Embleton
Publisher Thomas Reed
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-40817-555-2
Price $60.95
Optional

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Template General Purpose
Price $7.80
Optional

Fall 2018

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2018 offerings of this course.

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