Power and Process Operations

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Program Information

Faculty:MacPhail School of Energy
Field of Study:Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Description:Learn how to safely run processing equipment at oil and gas and natural gas processing facilities with classes that cover basic plant operations, safety and thermodynamics. Grads are ready to write the Alberta Boiler Safety Association Fourth-Class certification exam.

Power and Process Operations is an 8-month program that trains students for careers as operators, responsible for the daily safe running of processing equipment at oil and gas facilities. The program consists of both classroom and laboratory study, and prepares students to become fourth class Power Engineers through ABSA.
URL:Power and Process Operations at SAIT
Length:8 Month(s)
Careers:Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists and Technicians

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 75
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 
Admission requirements

Completion of the following courses or equivalents:

At least 60% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or at least 75% in Math 30-2, Math 30-3 or Applied Math 30
At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 75% in English Language Arts 30-2

All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on May 04, 2020