Power Engineering - 5th Class Exam preparation course
We will open registrations for this course beginning May 15, 2018
Fifth Class Power Engineering Exam Preparation Course
SCHEDULE: 20 Saturdays
Start date September 8, 2018
No class dates: Dec 22, Dec. 29, and Feb. 16.
End date: Feb. 23, 2019
TIME & LOCATION: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Kildonan East Collegiate, 845 Concordia Ave.
This course will be open to registrations beginning May 15 and will close when the class is full OR one week before the start date - whichever comes first.
We may offer classes with start dates in November and January, depending on demand.
To secure your spot, please register starting May 15 by the following methods:
online or by phone (204.667.6193) with a VIsa or Mastercard,
If you wish to pay by debit, cheque, cash, Visa or Mastercard
register in person at the Continuing Education Administration office at 530 McLeod Ave.
Office hours at 530 McLeod Ave.
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Friday.
8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
COURSE FEE: $499
TEXTBOOKS: Approx. $450
Power Engineering 5th Class published by Panglobal.
New: Edition 3.2 OR Used: Edition 3.0 is recommended
Students are responsible for purchasing / acquiring the textbooks on their own.
Order at least 1-2 weeks in advance at Red River College Bookstore http://bookstore.rrc.ca or 204.632.2590 or from Panglobal publishers www.powerengineering.org.
The full details are provided in this pdf.
This exam study course (approved by the Office of the Fire Commissioner) focuses on all aspects of heating plant operation. It will be of interest to anyone interested in working towards gaining the certification needed to operate or maintain a heating plant in a school, apartment building or similar setting. The course is comprised primarily of lectures; students are also expected to put in a substantial number of study on their own (at least 2.5 hours/week) to cover the material. A course outline will be provided to registered students before the start date of the course. More information regarding how to become eligible for a 5th Class Power Engineering certificate is further below and in this pdf
Individuals who possess basic math skills, a good working knowledge of English, an ability to understand technical drawings and terms, who have time to study and are able to attend at least 18 out of the 20 classes scheduled will have the essentials to complete this course successfully.
Achieving Course Credit:
Students who maintain 90% attendance and achieve 65% in our final course test will be awarded a credit, recognized by the Office of the Fire Commissioner of a value that is equal to 450 boiler hours in a low pressure plant, which is half of the 900 boiler hours needed as partial requirement to obtaining the 5th Class Power Engineering certification.