Power Engineering (exam prep) | Assiniboine Community College
Power Engineering (exam prep)

Prepare for the Power Engineering 4th Class Exam!

This part-time evening program will prepare you to take the Standardized Power Engineering Examination so you can start your career as a 4th Class Power Engineer. You’ll learn how to both operate and maintain for all sorts of industrial equipment, as well as the mathematics, mechanics, combustion, thermodynamics and instrumentation you’ll need. Earn while you learn; keep your current job while you study for your new career during evenings and weekends. Delivered in two parts of 90 hours each. You’ll be ready for your next step before you know it.


Program features

  • Large, modern shop and classroom space at the Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology
  • Two-part course, 90 hours each
  • Tuesday and Saturday classes
  • Offered through the Centre of Continuing Studies


Dates and times

  • Part A Course date: January 12 - March 29
  • Part B Course date: April 5 - June 25
  • Evening classes run Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday classes run 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Career paths

Graduates find employment opportunities in hospitals, government agencies, school divisions, regional health authorities and numerous other plants and building complexes.


Admission requirements

A good understanding of Mathematics at the Grade 12 (Senior 4) level is essential.  You do not need Power Engineering 5th Class to take 4th Class.


Apply now:

Complete an application form, and include an original high school transcript. Non-refundable application fee of $95.



Tuition, laboratory, materials, student services and Students’ Association fees total approximately $995 for Part A and $995 for Part B. Estimated costs for books, supplies, tools, etc. are $1,300.




4th Class Part A          OTTR-0001                 90 hours each

4th Class Part B          OTTR-0002                 90 hours each

Practicum available for an additional cost



Graduates may write the Standardized Power Engineering Examinations. Candidates who pass these examinations receive a Standardized Certificate, which makes them eligible to work as Power Engineers in all Canadian provinces and territories except Quebec.


For more info

Call 204.725.8725 or email continuingstudies@assiniboine.net for more information. Visit us at assiniboine.net/cs