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Fifth Class Power Engineering - PWEN 206

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Course Description

This one year online course prepares students to take the Provincial Fifth Class Power Engineering exam or the equivalent low-pressure heating plant certificate exam in their province. You can apply to take the examination after the 6 months of related operating experience has been completed, as outlined in the engineers' regulations. Please contact your provincial Boiler's Branch for the number of months that may be required. Contact information can be found on www.sopeec.org. Fifth Class certificates are currently issued in Alberta, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan. Other provinces may recommend this course as study material for Heating Plant Certificate Examinations other than Fifth Class. For more information on the online distance learning course, email distance.educationsait.ca.

Multiple Choice Final Examination: 3.5 hours.

This course covers the following 20 units: (Each unit may have up to 10 sections)

  • Boiler Details
  • Boiler Fittings & Controls
  • Boiler Operation & Maintenance
  • Fuels & Combustion
  • Piping & Valves
  • Thermoil Systems
  • Heating Systems & Human Comfort
  • Plumbing & Auxiliaries
  • Lighting Refrigeration
  • Refrigeration & AC System Controls
  • Pumps & Air Compressors
  • Provincial Acts, Regulations & Adopted Codes
  • Basic Math
  • Applied Science
  • Safety
  • Electricity
  • Welding Water Treatment

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