Lakeland College

Process and Power Engineering

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Program Information

School:Lakeland College
Faculty:Energy and Petroleum Technology
Field of Study:Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Petroleum Technology/Technician
Description:Broaden your career scope with the process and power engineering diploma. Process and power engineering covers two power engineering classes. In first year, you’ll earn your 4th class certification. That’s a requirement before you move into your second practicum between your first and second year of classes. For 3rd class training, you’ll move from the skills training in the Husky Power Engineering Lab to the more complex Energy Centre. It’s an integrated power plant with a once-through steam generator. Power engineering is all about safely operating and maintaining boilers, turbines and engines. Your job prospects aren’t limited to the oil sector.
URL:Process and Power Engineering at Lakeland College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,841
Careers:Oil and Solid Fuel Heating Mechanics

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
Applicants are required to have a high school diploma with a minimum 50% in: English 30-1 or 30-2; Math 30-1 or 65% in Math 30-2; and Physics 20. While not admission requirements, it helps if you: passed Physics 30 as it is strongly recommended; have mechanical interest and aptitude; are prepared for shift work; and have good health as work is physically demanding and often outdoors.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
Application Notes : Lakeland College classes are taught in English, so you'll need adequate written and oral English skills to be admitted to one of our programs regardless of your citizenship status or country of origin. If English is your second language, you must show English proficiency through one of the following: 1. Meeting program admission requirements, 2. Admission by special status, or 3. An acceptable score on one of: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - minimum of 86 on the iBT exam and a minimum score of 21 in each of the four tested areas. If your program requires spoken language proficiency you will need a minimum of 26 points in the speaking component; IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - minimum score of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 on each band score; CAEL (Canadian Assessment of English Language) - minimum score of 60 overall with at least 60 on each band score; MELAB (Michigan English Assessment Battery) - minimum score of 80 with no component less than 76. Must include the speaking test.

* 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 August 10, 2022