- Program Length:
- One Year – Ontario College Certificate
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College ( C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:
- Grade 11 or 12 Physics
- Grade 12 English (C or U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)
- Grade 12 College Mathematics (MAP4C or MCT4C) or any Grade 12 University Mathematics, or equivalent
Recommended subjects include:
- Physics: Grade 12 College or University (SPH 4C, SPH 4U); OR
- Chemistry: Grade 12 Chemistry College or Grade 11 or 12 University (SCH 4C, SCH 4U, SCH 3U).
Students must be 18 years of age to write TSSA 4th Class examinations. The first TSSA exam takes place between first and second semester.
This program is designed to introduce students to all aspects of power generation and maintenance operation, both theoretical and practical at the fourth class level. The program will be a Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) accredited fourth class Power Engineering program, allowing the successful students to write the 4A and 4B TSSA exams. Successful students will require a three month work placement for the student to obtain the mandatory on-site steam time, in order to receive their fourth class ticket.
Graduates of this program will find employment opportunities in power generation plants, hospitals, municipalities, schools, process refineries, steel mills, heating and cooling plants.
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:
2019-2020 Tuition Fees
For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.
Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.
Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.
Plant Communication and Maintenance
Industrial Legislation & Safety
Introduction to Boilers
Chemistry, Thermodynamics and Environmental Pollution Control
Materials and Welding
Introduction to Electrical Controls and Instrumentation
Applied Mechanics - 4th Class
Industrial Environmental Awareness
Introduction to Gas & Steam Turbines
Power Engineering Practical 1
Auxiliary Building & Heating/Cooling Systems
Introduction to Refrigeration and HVAC
Work placement 4th Class