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Dual-Credit Energy Engineering and Environmental Technologies

Length: 1 semester or 2 semesters (if students decide to complete the entire program)
Available: Classroom

Program Highlights

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.

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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.

TermProgram start
Fall 2019 Sept. 9, 2019
Winter 2019 Feb. 3, 2019

Who is this program 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.

Program description

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.

Your career

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.

Credential

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

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. 

Courses

Semester One

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

Semester Two

Credits

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

Credits

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

  • up to 25 high school credits (10 in semester one, 15 in semester two)
  • 9 SAIT credits
  • course credits toward the following SAIT programs: 
  1. Petroleum Engineering Technology diploma
  2. Power Engineering Technology diploma
  3. Electrical Engineering Technology diploma
  4. Environmental Technology diploma

SAIT Dual-Credit Initiatives

Phone: 403.284.8906
Email: dual.credit@sait.ca

To learn more about all dual-credit opportunities currently offered in Alberta, visit Alberta Dual Credit.

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