Process Control Technicians are smooth operators. They analyze, adjust, and optimize process units and equipment in industrial facilities to ensure successful outcomes. You’ll learn specific skills in thermodynamics, applied chemistry, instrumentation and controls, and electrical devices, as well as general knowledge related to process control operations in plant settings. Our work practicum provides you with hands-on learning and counts toward trade requirements. Canada’s energy sector growth means that Process Control Technicians are in high demand.
The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two years of full-time study.
(NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)
As a graduate, you can work in pulp and paper, petroleum, LNG, food, beverage and mineral processing industries, power plants, oil production and refining, municipal treatment plans and government inspection services.
2243 - Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
Where there is a compulsory work practicum or co-op work term, you may be required to participate in work terms at sites other than in Saint John. Please note that when you are hired as process control technicians, you may rotate between different processing units during shift cycles, you may work in a team with shared supervisory responsibilities and participate in training other workers, or you may be cross-trained in a skilled trade and work in that trade during shift cycles.
Process Control Technician graduates may have an opportunity to acquire the following external certifications upon meeting the external agencies certification requirements and paying any required fees to the external agency:
Institution: Standardization of Power Engineer Examinations Committee (SOPEEC)External Certification: Power Engineering Technology - SOPEECInformation: Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate may apply to write the SOPEEC examination for 4th Class Power Engineers in New Brunswick. Upon successful completion of the SOPEEC examination for 4th Class Power Engineers in New Brunswick and an advanced work experience in a Power Plant facility, graduates of this program will be eligible to continue their Power Engineering exams of advancing Classes.
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