Power Engineering Technologists are energy experts. They plan and solve problems in mills, power plants, oil production and many other industries. You'll learn how to design, produce and install power equipment and systems, and how to operate boilers, electrical generators and plant auxiliaries. We offer work experiences to practice your engineering, thermodynamic, applied mechanics, and electro-technology skills. Specialized knowledge in power engineering offers many possible career settings, including: hospitals, breweries, oil sands, and hotels.
The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two years of full-time study.
NB Francophone High School Math EquivalenciesInternational Student Admission Equivalencies
Graduates who successfully complete this program may be employed in modern nuclear and conventional power plants, pulp and paper mills, oil production and refining, food and fish processing industries, marine industries, municipal treatment plants, and government inspection services.
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Many universities give credit for courses completed in this program; however, assessment is normally completed on an individual basis.
NBCC is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.
Course curriculum for this program is still under development. Once the courses have been finalized, they will be posted here. Courses are subject to change.
9241 - Power engineers and power systems operators
Organization: Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL)Accreditation Period: Information: This program has been accredited by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL) for a period of six years.
Institution: University of New Brunswick Saint John - Faculty of BusinessArticulation Period: Information: Bachelor of Applied Management Degree
NBCC graduates of any 2 year diploma program with a GPA of 70% or greater receive 2 years full credit toward this degree and will be eligible to enter year 3 of the 4 year Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) program.
Power Engineering Technology (Co-op) 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 (Co-op)Information: Power Engineering Technology graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills to potentially attain provincial certification from New Brunswick Technical Inspection Services as a third class power engineer.
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