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POWR 1232 - First Class Part B Paper 4

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 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 examination for Part B - Paper 4 of a First Class Power Engineer's Certificate. Upon successful completion of this course, as well as courses POWR 1225, POWR 1226 and POWR 1227, POWR 1228, POWR 1229, POWR 1230 and POWR 1231 plus the requisite qualifying experience, participants will have sufficient skills and knowledge to fulfill the requirements of the First 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 First Class Power Engineer's Certificate. Topics include Business and Workforce Management.

Credits

12.0

Cost

$265.68

Fall 2021

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

CRN 31619

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 31620

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 4' in the subjects of electrotechnology, compressors and nuclear power.
  • Describe principles and apply equations to determine unknown variables in calculation problems relating to dc and ac electrical circuits, systems and machines employed in industrial power plants, as listed in the detailed description for this course.
  • Describe principles of operation and constructional details of typical ac and dc power plant electrical machines and distribution equipment, as listed in the detailed description for this course.
  • Describe principles and apply equations to determine unknown variables in calculation problems relating to air compression theory.
  • Describe principles of operation and maintenance procedures for typical constructional arrangements of reciprocating and rotary air compressors and related auxiliary equipment.
  • Describe principles of operation and constructional details of nuclear power plants, including typical reactor designs, their control and safety systems.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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