Accredited by the Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA), the Power Engineering Techniques – Fourth Class program is designed to introduce you to theoretical and practical aspects of power generation and plant operation. Theory taught in class will be applied through experiential learning in Durham College’s state-of-the-art registered Power Plant and electrical labs where students will learn to operate and maintain equipment in a safe and efficient manner while also gaining valuable hands-on experience. Students who successfully complete this program qualify for a nine-month reduction in steam time. In addition, students who pass their two TSSA tests and successfully complete three months of industry experience qualify for their Fourth Class Operating Engineer certificate of qualification.
This certificate program is designed to introduce students to theoretical and practical aspects of power generation and power plant operation, at the fourth class level. Accredited by the Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA) as a fourth class Power Engineering program, successful students will be able to challenge the 4A and 4B TSSA exams.
Students who successfully complete this program may qualify for a nine month reduction in steam time. In addition, students who pass their two TSSA tests and successfully complete three months of industry experience, may qualify for their Fourth Class Operating Engineer certificate of qualification.
Please note: This program may be highly competitive and have a specific selection process and application deadline. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905.721.3126. Please refer to Admission Processes for more details regarding highly competitive programs.
Math (MATH 1115)
Boilers - Design And Construction (PETN 1104)
Chemistry And Water Treatment (PETN 1106)
Electricity, Instrumentation And Control (PETN 1108)
Power Technician Administration (PETN 1110)
Applied Science (PETN 1112)
Practical I (PETN 1114)
College Communications (COMM 1106)
Pumping Systems (PETN 1204)
Building Systems (PETN 1206)
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning And Refrigeration (PETN 1208)
Boiler Operations, Maintenance And Safety (PETN 1210)
Practical II (PETN 1214)
Courses and course descriptions are subject to change.
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