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.
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.
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.
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.
- 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
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