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POWR 1231 - First Class Part B Paper 3

Power Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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.

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 theory training required to enable graduates to challenge the Interprovincial Standardized Power Engineer's Examination for Part B - Paper 3 of a First Class Power Engineer's Certificate. Upon successful completion of this course, as well as courses POWR 1225, POWR 1226, POWR 1227, POWR 1228, POWR 1229, POWR 1230, and POWR 1232, plus the requisite qualifying experience, participants will have sufficient skills and knowledge to fulfil the requirements of the First Class Power Engineer's Certificate examinations administered under the British Columbia Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Program. Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge learned in this study program, and with government certification, improve their abilities to operate plant equipment within the scope of a First Class Power Engineer's Certificate. Topics include inspection, maintenance and repair practices.

Credits

9.0

Cost

$265.68

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 31618

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

$265.68

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. 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 with proof of 2nd class Certification to receive more detailed information and approval prior to registering for this course.

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

Registration Options

CRN 31769

Start any time

This is a distance 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

$71.96

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. 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

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

Registration Options

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, course participants will be able to:

  • Fulfill the examination requirements for 'Part B - Paper 3' in the subjects of industrial administration, refrigeration and air conditioning, and types and arrangements of industrial plants.
  • Describe principles and techniques associated with the general administration of industrial plants.
  • Describe principles and apply equations to determine unknown variables in calculation problems relating to financial economics in the maintenance of plant systems and equipment.
  • Describe principles of operation, Code requirements and typical constructional arrangements of compression and absorption refrigeration systems and equipment.
  • Describe principles and apply equations to determine unknown variables in calculation problems relating to thermodynamic cycles associated with theoretical and practical refrigeration systems and air conditioning systems.
  • Describe principles of operation and typical process arrangements of natural gas processing plants and pulp and paper mills.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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