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Dual-Credit Energy Engineering and Environmental Technologies

Closed for Fall 2020

Length: 8 months Credential: Certificate Delivery: Blended

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Overview

Gain hands-on skills and foundational knowledge in the areas of environmental, petroleum, electrical, instrumentation and power engineering as well as environmental and chemical laboratory technologies.

Students in the Energy Engineering and Environmental Technologies program will gain hands-on skills and foundational knowledge in the areas of environmental, petroleum, electrical, instrumentation and power engineering as well as environmental and chemical laboratory technologies.

Students will receive course credits in seven introductory courses such as; Electrical Diagrams and AutoCad, Fundamentals of Petroleum Operations, Petroleum Testing, Workshop Practices, Electrical and Controls, Biology and Field Ecology, Water & Wastewater Treatment.

Students will gain an understanding of the differences and similarities in the various program areas and will investigate which engineering technologies program best suits their career interests.

Is this the right fit for me?

This program is the right fit for students in Grade 11 or 12 who:

  • are interested in pursuing a career in energy or environmental technology;
  • have an aptitude for math and science, specifically chemistry and physics;
  • are comfortable working with computers and instrumentation;
  • have good manual dexterity and mechanical abilities; and
  • enjoy working with their hands in labs or the outdoors.

Credential

Students who successfully complete this program will earn credits in three courses that will count as credit towards the following SAIT programs:

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Career Opportunities

The skills learned in this program can be applied to a number of different career pathways, including:

  • petroleum engineering technology
  • plant operations
  • electrical engineering
  • industrial control and power systems technology and
  • environmental protection, conservation and preservation. 

Admission requirements

Students in this program should be on track to complete the following courses by the end of their grade 12 year with 60% or higher:

  • Math 30-1 or Math 30-2
  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
  • Physics 20 or Physics 30 (depending on career pathway) or Chemistry 30

Admission requirements

Program length

  • Energy Engineering and Environmental Technologies is offered over two semesters (September to January).
  • To earn the maximum credits and the full credential, students must take both semesters of Energy Engineering and Environmental Technologies. Students who take the one-semester option will earn fewer credits and no credential.
Term Program start
Fall 2020 N/A

How to apply

Get to know SAIT's dual-credit programs

Dual-credit is a unique opportunity for Grade 11 and 12 students to explore post-secondary options and career pathways, while earning course credits, workplace certification or a SAIT credential alongside their high school diploma.

Admission Requirements

Co-requisite requirements

Students in this program should be on track to complete the following courses by the end of their grade 12 year with 60% or higher:

  • Math 30-1 or Math 30-2
  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
  • Physics 20 or Physics 30 (depending on career pathway) or Chemistry 30

There may be other pre-requisite or co-requisites required by the school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for further information.

To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines. 

How to Apply 

Students interested in dual-credit studies should contact their career practitioner, high school counselor or off-campus coordinator.

The selection of high school students for dual-credit programs is determined by each school board. School boards will take into account different criteria, such as attendance, ability to commit to the program, and if the student is on-track to complete the required co-requisite classes.

Prior to the opening of applications for our dual-credit programs, a family information session will be held for eligible schools. At this information session, prospective students and their families have the opportunity to learn more  and ask questions about the dual-credit program in which they are interested.

School boards will provide prospective high school students with deadlines for program application and registration. Once selected by the school board, students will need to register for the dual-credit program with SAIT.

Students who have successfully been selected to participate in dual-credit studies will receive detailed information about the registration process.

Courses

Semester One

Course Code Course Name
ENVS-301 Water and Wastewater Treatment Lab
MACH-226 Workshop Practices
PTPR-207 Fundamentals of Petroleum Operations
PTPR-001 Petroleum Testing Lab

Semester Two

Course Code Course Name
ELCT-254 Electrical and Controls I
ENGD-238 Electrical Diagrams and AutoCAD
BIOL-201 Biology Field Ecology

Credits

Students who complete the dual-credit Energy, Engineering and Environmental program are eligible to earn:

  • up to 25 high school credits
  • 9 SAIT credits
  • Credits towards the following programs 
    • Petroleum Engineering Technology diploma
    • Power Engineering Technology diploma 
    • Electrical Engineering Technology diploma 
    • Environmental Technolgy diploma

Have questions about this program?

Contact us at

Dual Credit
403.284.8906
dual.credit@sait.ca

For more information visit Alberta Dual-Credit

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