Feb 26, 2020  
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Power Engineering Technology


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Program Description


Get yourself an empowering career. Power Engineering certification is from fifth class to first class, and there is a program available at SAIT to train you at all levels! Our Power Engineering Technology diploma arms you with the skills to become a third class power engineer responsible for controlling large, complex power and process systems, and performing production work in the operation and development of large-scale energy projects.

Program Overview


Your Career



Graduates find work as plant operators, design assistants, research and development assistants and process operators in the petroleum, power, petrochemical, refining, and pulp and paper industries.  Opportunities also exist for positions in field and design offices and mechanical or industrial sales outlets.

Student Success

Manual dexterity and mechanical ability is helpful.  Students should be aware that colour blind testing may be required by some employers. Eighty per cent attendance is a requirement to successfully complete the program.  Successful students will have the ability to gather technical information and use it to troubleshoot large electromechanical systems.

Credentials and Accreditation

This is presently under development.

Progression


Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Admission Requirements


Completion of the following courses or equivalents:

  • At least 60% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or at least 75% in Math 30-2, AND,
  • At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 75% in English Language Arts 30-2, AND,
  • At least 60% in Physics 30.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Program Outline


Total Credits 61.5


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