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Dual-Credit Energy, Engineering and Environmental Technologies

Designed for: students in Grades 12

Delivery: Blended

Length: 8 months

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.

Program length

  • Dual-Credit 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.

Continuing to post-secondary

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

Admission requirements

In order to be eligible for a SAIT credential, students must successfully pass the following courses or equivalents with an overage average of at least 60%:

  • 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. 

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Courses

Semester one

Course Code Course Name SAIT Credits High School Credits
ENVS-301 Water and Wastewater Treatment Lab 1.5 n/a
MACH-226 Workshop Practices 1.5 Up to 5.0
PTPR-207 Fundamentals of Petroleum Operations 3.0 Up to 5.0
PTPR-001 Petroleum Testing Lab n/a n/a

Semester two

Course Code Course Name SAIT Credits  High School Credits
ELCT-254 Electrical and Controls I 1.5 Up to 5.0
ENGD-238 Electrical Diagrams and AutoCAD 1.5 Up to 5.0
BIOL-201 Biology Field Ecology 1.5 Up to 5.0

Contact us

SAIT Youth Programs
403.284.8906 dual.credit@sait.ca