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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

$186.24 - $189.75 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 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

$189.75

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.

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

$69.25

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.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

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

$189.75

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.

Winter 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 19844

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

$186.24

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.

CRN 85371

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

$189.75

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 Contact the bookstore regarding materials either online or by calling (604) 432-8379.

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

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