O que eu aprenderei?

As a power engineer you’ll maintain and operate heating and power plants, refrigeration systems and auxiliary equipment like pumps, compressors, steam turbines, electrical generators, cooling towers and water treatment systems. You’ll have the opportunity to work in commercial facilities like hospitals, schools and apartment buildings, or industrial facilities like mines, mills, power generation stations and petrochemical plants.

Plants are certified and regulated by Technical Safety BC and plant size determines the certification required, ranging from 5th and 4th class for small plants to 2nd and 1st class certificates required for larger plants.

4th Class Power Engineering Technology Program

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to earn the 4th Class Power Engineering Certification through Technical Safety BC, and work as a 4th Class Power Engineer.

What you'll learn

Boiler plant operation through four weeks of hands-on experience on TRU’s training plant.
Basic electrical skills (two weeks of instruction).
Basic welding skills (one week of instruction).
Basic pipefitting, millwrighting and instrumentation skills through hands-on training.

What makes TRU's program unique

Hands-on experience operating TRU’s comprehensive steam power training plant. Its two boilers are capable of producing over 10,000lbs of 150 psi steam per hour, turning a 50kw steam turbine and producing enough electricity to power 30 homes.
Gain experience on two types of gas-fired steam boilers: Watertube and Firetube.
Field and Control Room position training opportunities.

What you'll graduate with

Inter-provincial 4th Class Power Engineering Certificate issued by Technical Safety BC.

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Trades and Technology

Opções de estudo

Período integral (40 semanas)

CAD$6.000,00 (R$ 25.498) por ano
Tuition fee for 2019: CAN $6,000
Prazo para inscrição

Esperado June 2021

Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2021


Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops Campus,

805 TRU Way,


British Columbia (BC),

V2C 0C8, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Grade 12 graduation or equivalent
Placement on the Entry Assessment Test for Reading Comprehension, Sentence Skills 75, Arithmetic 65, Algebra 40 and Sentence Skills 70

English Language Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL iBT - 88+ with no section below 20; TOEFL paper-based - 570+ TWE 4.5+; TOEFL Computer-Based - 230+ Essay 4.5+; IELTS - 6.5+ with no bands below 6.0; MELAB - 81+; CanTEST - 4.5+ with no component score below 4.0; CAEL - Overall 70+ No subtest below 60.

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