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POWR 1219 - Second Class Part A 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 British Columbia 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 Examination for Part A - Paper 1 of a Second Class Power Engineer's Certificate. On successful completion of this course, as well as courses POWR 1220, POWR 1221, POWR 1222, POWR 1223, and POWR 1224, plus the requisite qualifying experience, participants will have sufficient skills and knowledge to fulfill the requirements of the Second Class Power Engineer's Certificate examinations administered under the British Columbia 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, maintain and/or manage various industrial facilities, plant processes and associated equipment within the scope of a Second Class Power Engineer's Certificate. Topics include: ASME Code calculations, Industrial Administration and Applied Mechanics.

Credits

14.0

Cost

$245.50 - $250.40 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 24992

Start any time

This is a distance 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

$245.50

Notes

  1. Correspondence format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. 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 is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31602

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

$250.40

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. 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:

  • Fulfill the examination requirements for 'Part A - Paper 1' in the subjects of: ASME Code calculations, Industrial Administration & Applied Mechanics.
  • Determine, describe and calculate CSA B-51 and ASME Sections I, II, & VIII Code requirements for design, construction & repair of watertube and firetube power boilers.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the Safety Standards Act and Regulations and describe the codes, standards and best practices governing the: design, construction and modification of Power Plants.
  • Describe the principles of effective plant management including: hiring, training and coaching staff, development and maintenance of plant safety, inspection & maintenance programs and planning & budgets.
  • Describe principles and apply equations to determine unknown variables in calculation problems relating to the individual topics listed in the POWR Assignments File for Applied Mechanics 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Note: A copy of the Revised Reference Syllabus for the New Second Class Power Engineer's Examinations can be sourced from the BC Safety Authority website www.safetyauthority.ca

Effective as of Fall 2006

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