The fifth class power engineering course prepares you to take the Provincial Fifth Class Power Engineering exam or equivalent low-pressure heating plant certificate exam in your province.
In this course, we'll cover the following 20 units, with each unit having up to 10 sections:
- Boiler Details
- Boiler Fittings & Controls
- Boiler Operation & Maintenance
- Fuels & Combustion
- Piping & Valves
- Thermal Systems
- Heating Systems & Human Comfort
- Plumbing & Auxiliaries
- Lighting Refrigeration
- Refrigeration & AC System Controls
- Pumps & Air Compressors
- Provincial Acts, Regulations & Adopted Codes
- Basic Math
- Applied Science
- Welding Water Treatment
After six months of related operating experience, as outlined in the engineer's regulations, you'll be able to apply for the exam. Contact your provincial Boiler's Branch for the number of months that may be required.
Fifth Class certificates are issued in Alberta, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan. Other provinces may recommend this course as study material for Heating Plant Certificate Examinations other than Fifth Class.
RecommendationsIt is recommended that students have a minimum of Grade 10 Math, Science and English.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Fifth Class Power Engineering Certificate of Achievement : Required Courses