Diploma in Power Engineering Technology

General

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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.

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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 are helpful.  Students should be aware that color-blind testing may be required by some employers. Eighty percent 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

After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT diploma in Power Engineering Technology.

Transfer Options

The opportunity to advance your education through transfer to, within or from SAIT is available with the following universities and colleges:

  • Athabasca University
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • University of Calgary

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Admission and Selection

  • Fall 2020 start: applications open October 2, 2019, and are accepted until the program start date.

Key Information

  • Start Dates: September 8, 2020 
  • Length: 2 years
  • Tuitions and fees per year:
    • Year 1: $6,176 (domestic) / $20,159 (international)
    • Year 2: $6,424 (domestic) / $21,095 (international)
      *Tuition, fees, books, and supply costs are subject to change
Last updated May 2020

About the School

Established in 1916, SAIT in Calgary, Canada is a global leader in applied education and offers 100+ career programs, 1,300+ continuing education courses and corporate training courses to more than 20 ... Read More

Established in 1916, SAIT in Calgary, Canada is a global leader in applied education and offers 100+ career programs, 1,300+ continuing education courses and corporate training courses to more than 200 companies annually. SAIT students study within eight academic schools — Business, Construction, Energy, Health and Public Safety, Hospitality and Tourism, Information and Communications Technologies, Manufacturing and Automation and Transportation. Hands-on learning in unique labs and classrooms, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with industry partners ensure SAIT students are career-ready when they graduate. Read less