Power Engineering Technology Certificate


The comprehensive one-year certificate in power engineering technology gives you the skills needed for fourth-class Power Engineering Certification through Technical Safety BC. Once qualified, you can find work as a fourth-class power engineer.


Power engineers work in commercial facilities that rely on small boilers such as hospitals, schools and high-rise buildings. They also work in industrial facilities using large boilers such as pulp mills, sawmills, power generation stations, petrochemical plants and mines. Power engineers control and maintain the operation of steam boilers, refrigeration systems and auxiliary equipment such as pumps, compressors, steam turbines, electrical generators, cooling towers and water treatment systems.

Admission Requirements

Limited Admission

  • Successful completion of the Accuplacer Assessment Tests. Reading Comprehension & Sentence Skills at 0600 level, Arithmetic & Algebra at 0500 level
  • Recommended: Physics 11

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