Nova Scotia Community College

Power Engineering Technology

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Trades and Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Stationary Energy Sources Installer and Operator
Description:Breweries, refineries, thermal generating stations plus pulp and paper plants--these are just some of the major industries that rely on a power engineer to safely maintain their power plants. Your training in this field will prepare you for the technical demands and responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of a wide variety of systems: high pressure steam, refrigeration, natural gas, and air compressor plants to name just a few.

This program is a first step on the path towards Journeyperson Certification in the power engineering trade. Certification is compulsory through the Department of Labour and Workforce Development. Graduates of this program will be evaluated for credit upon registration in the Provincial Apprenticeship Program.
URL:Power Engineering Technology at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $11,690
Careers:Stationary Engineers (Power Engineers)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
High School Graduation Diploma, or equivalent, including Academic Grade 12 Math and Academic Grade 11 Physics.

* 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 June 08, 2022