Power Engineering


A power engineer is a person trained and certified to safely operate steam, pressure and refrigeration plants. In Manitoba, as in other Canadian provinces and territories, most plants can only be operated under the supervision of a certified and licensed power engineer.


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Instructor: Kaleem A. Awan

This course focuses on all aspects of heating plant operation. It will be of interest to anyone operating or maintaining a heating plant in a school, apartment building, or similar setting. This is a study class, approved by the Fire Commissioner's Office of Manitoba, and will prepare students to write the provincial exam. 450 practicum hours are earned by achieving a 65% pass in the study class after which time you are eligible to write the provincial exam. Each participant is responsible for arranging their own additional 450 practical boiler experience hours - Life Long Learning does not make these arrangements for participants.


Requirements: Basic math skills and a good command of the English language are essential to successful completion of this course. Each participant is required to have textbooks by the first session. The text books can be ordered from the Red River College Bookstore, Notre Dame Campus, 204.632.2351. The 3rd edition (version 3.2) is required. A mark statement will be issued upon completion of the course.

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No classes March 26 & 28

PE4 - W19 | $499.95 (includes GST)
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate - Room 4
Jan. 8 - Apr. 25 | T/Th | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
(In Progress)