• Overview - 2019/2020

    The curriculum for this program is aligned with the Standardized Power Engineers Examination Committed (SOPECC) syllabus and has been approved by the certifying body for power engineers in Ontario, the Technical Safety and Standards Authority (TSSA). Graduates will be well-positioned to write the Class 4 TSSA exams.

    It provides a thorough introduction to all aspects of the work of Power Engineers at the 4th class level, offering both theory and practical learning opportunities. Students will be exposed to a variety of power generating equipment in use in both private and public sector settings. Lab work will be undertaken at the Power Plant at Western University with the remainder of the program delivered at the St. Thomas campus. The Plan Global Learning System is used. This is the first of four levels of training leading to Class 1 Power Engineering Certification.

  • Admission Requirements - 2019/2020

    OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream
    OR
    Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) 
    OR
    Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
    OR
    Mature Applicant with appropriate preparation

    English Language Requirements

    Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

    • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 550 for the paper-based test (PBT), or 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years. SDS Program Requirements. 
    • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 60 with no score less than 50 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 53, with test results within the last two years
    • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 169 with no language skill less than 162, with test results within the last two years
    • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
    • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 8, 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9, or 70% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

    Applicant Selection Criteria

    Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:
    1. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario
    2. Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full)
    3. Achievement in the Admission Requirements
  • More Information - 2019/2020

    A One-Year Ontario College Certificate Program
    Program Code: PEQ1S
    Campus Code: ST (ST - St. Thomas)
    September Admission
    15 week terms
     
    Academic Calendars available at www.fanshawec.ca/academicdates

    Contact

    St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus: 519-633-2030

    Program Description

    The curriculum for this program is aligned with the Standardized Power Engineers Examination Committed (SOPECC) syllabus and has been approved by the certifying body for Power Engineers in Ontario, the Technical Safety and Standards Authority (TSSA).  Graduates will be well positioned to write the Class 4 TSSA exams.

    It provides a thorough introduction to all aspects of the work of Power Engineers at the 4th class level, offering both theory and practical learning opportunities.  Students will be exposed to a variety of power generating equipment in use in both private and public sector settings.  Lab work will be undertaken at the Power Plant at Western University with the remainder of the program delivered at the St. Thomas campus.  The Plan Global Learning system is used.  This is the first of four levels of training leading to Class 1 Power Engineering Certification. 

    Program Pathways

    For information about Program Pathways visit www.fanshawec.ca/programpathways
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