Power Engineering - Coop

We offer a four-month Power Engineering - Coop program for those looking to gain their 4th Class or 3rd Class Power Engineering Certificate. If eligible, you may also qualify for a six-month work placement as part of the program.

Career opportunities

As a power engineer, you may be employed in any industry where boilers are used, including:

  • Gas plants
  • Power generating plants
  • Heavy oil plants
  • Petrochemical plants
  • Pulp mills
  • Plastic generating plants
  • Breweries
  • Food production plants
  • Refineries
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Schools
  • Offices and apartments

Check out an occupational profile of a power engineer.

Admission requirements

View our admission requirements for the 4th Class and 3rd Class Power Engineering Certificate program.

4th Class Power Engineering Certificate Program

3rd Class Power Engineering Certificate Program

  • Proof of your Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) 4th Class Power Engineering Certification
  • Demonstrated English language proficiency

Tuition and fees

Tuition and fees for this program can be found in our Keyano College Credit Calendar.

Program structure

The program includes four months of classes in ABSA Part A and B Theory, and if eligible, a six-month, paid work placement (depending on availability).

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We are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year:

  • Fall semester: Sept. 3 - Dec. 20, 2019
  • Winter semester: March 2 - June 19, 2020