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Course Description

This 100-hour in-person lab is for students who have completed a Fifth Class Power Engineering theory course but do not have six months of work experience necessary to write the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) Fifth Class exam. Fifth Class power engineers are employed as operators in a power plant or heating plant such as hospitals, hotels, schools, office buildings or apartment buildings.

To write a Fifth Class Power Engineering Certificate of Competency exam, you must have successfully completed a theory course in boiler and heating plant operation and a Fifth Class Power Engineering Lab at a post-secondary school recognized by ABSA or have six months of work experience in a power plant or operating a heating plant boiler.

Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.

For more information on power engineering competencies please go to: www.absa.ca or www.sopeec.org

 

Learner Outcomes

Note: 100% attendance is required to qualify to write the competency tests. It is a requirement of the Alberta Boiler Safety Association (ABSA) that 100% attendance is compulsory. 

Notes

Students are required to take an online Safety Orientation course (SAFE 160) prior to starting the course & provide printed proof of completion on the first day of the lab.

 

Prerequisites

PWEN 003 is the mandatory requirement for this course. You are required to show proof of completion by emailing conedadvising@sait.ca.

 

Recommendations

It is recommended that students have a minimum of Grade 10 Math, Science and English.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Fifth Class Power Engineering Lab
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
May 06, 2024 to May 17, 2024
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
T, W, Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
May 21, 2024 to May 23, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
100.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,370.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to May 07, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to May 07, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 08, 2024 to May 16, 2024
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials included in tuition fees
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.

Prerequisites:

  • PWEN 003 or PWEN 206 are mandatory requirements for this course. If you have completed this requirement at a school other than SAIT, email your proof of completion documents to conedadvising@sait.ca at least one week prior to the course start. 
  • Students must also take SAFE 160 online prior to entering the lab & provide proof of completion on the first day of the lab.
  • It is recommended that students have a minimum of Grade 10 Math, Science and English.

Course Materials:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as hard hats, safety glasses, ear muffs, along with course materials are provided.  You are required to wear steel-toe shoes/boots, long sleeves shirts (hoodies or winter/heavy jackets are not acceptable) and long pants. You do not need to bring your 5th class textbooks.

Schedule:

There is no class on Monday, May 20th for Victoria Day

Section Title
Fifth Class Power Engineering Lab
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Jun 19, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
100.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,370.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to Jun 04, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to Jun 04, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 05, 2024 to Jun 13, 2024
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials included in tuition fees
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.

Prerequisites:

  • PWEN 003 or PWEN 206 are mandatory requirements for this course. If you have completed this requirement at a school other than SAIT, email your proof of completion documents to conedadvising@sait.ca at least one week prior to the course start. 
  • Students must also take SAFE 160 online prior to entering the lab & provide proof of completion on the first day of the lab.
  • It is recommended that students have a minimum of Grade 10 Math, Science and English.

Course Materials:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as hard hats, safety glasses, ear muffs, along with course materials are provided.  You are required to wear steel-toe shoes/boots, long sleeves shirts (hoodies or winter/heavy jackets are not acceptable) and long pants. You do not need to bring your 5th class textbooks.

Schedule:

Classes will be held Mondays to Fridays 8:00am to 5:00pm

Section Title
Fifth Class Power Engineering Lab
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jul 08, 2024 to Jul 24, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
100.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,370.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to Jul 09, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to Jul 09, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 10, 2024 to Jul 18, 2024
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials included in tuition fees
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.

Prerequisites:

  • PWEN 003 or PWEN 206 are mandatory requirements for this course. If you have completed this requirement at a school other than SAIT, email your proof of completion documents to conedadvising@sait.ca at least one week prior to the course start. 
  • Students must also take SAFE 160 online prior to entering the lab & provide proof of completion on the first day of the lab.
  • It is recommended that students have a minimum of Grade 10 Math, Science and English.

Course Materials:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as hard hats, safety glasses, ear muffs, along with course materials are provided.  You are required to wear steel-toe shoes/boots, long sleeves shirts (hoodies or winter/heavy jackets are not acceptable) and long pants. You do not need to bring your 5th class textbooks.

Schedule:

Classes will run Mondays to Fridays 8:00am to 5:00pm

Section Title
Fifth Class Power Engineering Lab
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 10:00PM
Dates
Sep 03, 2024 to Nov 26, 2024
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 10:00PM
Dates
Sep 03, 2024 to Nov 26, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
100.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,370.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to Sep 05, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to Sep 05, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 06, 2024 to Oct 29, 2024
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials included in tuition fees
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.

Prerequisites:

  • PWEN 003 or PWEN 206 are mandatory requirements for this course. If you have completed this requirement at a school other than SAIT, email your proof of completion documents to conedadvising@sait.ca at least one week prior to the course start. 
  • Students must also take SAFE 160 online prior to entering the lab & provide proof of completion on the first day of the lab.
  • It is recommended that students have a minimum of Grade 10 Math, Science and English.

Course Materials:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as hard hats, safety glasses, ear muffs, along with course materials are provided.  You are required to wear steel-toe shoes/boots, long sleeves shirts (hoodies or winter/heavy jackets are not acceptable) and long pants. You do not need to bring your 5th class textbooks.

Schedule:

Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Section Title
Fifth Class Power Engineering Lab
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 10:00PM
Dates
Jan 07, 2025 to Apr 01, 2025
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 10:00PM
Dates
Jan 07, 2025 to Apr 01, 2025
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
100.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $2,370.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to Jan 09, 2025
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2024 to Jan 09, 2025
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jan 10, 2025 to Mar 04, 2025
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials included in tuition fees
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.

Prerequisites:

  • PWEN 003 or PWEN 206 are mandatory requirements for this course. If you have completed this requirement at a school other than SAIT, email your proof of completion documents to conedadvising@sait.ca at least one week prior to the course start. 
  • Students must also take SAFE 160 online prior to entering the lab & provide proof of completion on the first day of the lab.
  • It is recommended that students have a minimum of Grade 10 Math, Science and English.

Course Materials:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as hard hats, safety glasses, ear muffs, along with course materials are provided.  You are required to wear steel-toe shoes/boots, long sleeves shirts (hoodies or winter/heavy jackets are not acceptable) and long pants. You do not need to bring your 5th class textbooks.

Schedule:

Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00pm to 10:00pm

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