Power Engineering Techniques

A registered 2nd Class power plant training facility on campus, curriculum that is endorsed by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), and the only program of its kind in northern Ontario, are just a few of the reasons Cambrian's Power Engineering Techniques program is in high demand.

You'll be introduced to all aspects of power plant operation and maintenance, both theoretical and practical, at the 4th Class level. Theoretical concepts discussed in class are further explained and illustrated in the College's Power Plant Training Facility - a registered 2nd Class plant where you will help operate and maintain equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Subjects of instruction closely follow the Standardized Power Engineers Examination Committee (SOPEEC) syllabus and help prepare you to challenge the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) examinations required for 4th Class certification as an Operating Engineer.

 

What's in it for you?

Career outcomes*

  • Certified 4th Class operating engineer in manufacturing plants, co-generation facilities, mining operations, pulp and paper mills, hospitals, compressor plants and electrical generation plants.

Accreditations

  • Grads are eligible to challenge the TSSA examinations for 4th Class certification as an Operating Engineer
  • Program endorsed by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA)

This program has been officially recognized and approved by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority. This will grant a qualifying time reduction to you upon successful completion of the program. It's also one of only two colleges in Ontario to offer this program.

Plan your future

Next Session start

September 2017

Available delivery options

  • Full-Time

Graduate in 2018*

*Minimum Full time length is 12 months

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