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Limited Power Engineering, Fireman Level "Prep" (ENGP 1805)

This course is intended to assist students to prepare to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan Limited Power Engineering (Fireman’s Certificate) exam. Topics include: low pressure heat boilers, fuel and firing equipment, automatic controls, pumps, piping fittings, valves, steam and hot water heating, ventilation, basic electricity, and the Boiler Pressure Vessel Act and Regulations. Lab work is conducted to reinforce classroom work. Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (1-866-530-8599) to book an exam sitting.

Fee: $565 45 hours/15 sessions
Additional costs: Textbooks (approx. $340). Steel toed boots and safety glasses required for lab work.
Steel toes boots and safety glasses required for lab work.
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-3917March 31, 2014 - June 20, 2014
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CFC Air Conditioning (AIR 1601)

Regulations require air conditioning and refrigeration technicians to obtain a numbered certificate to buy refrigerants. You will examine recovery procedures for CFCs and review environmental concerns such as acid rain and ozone layer depletion due to the release of CFCs into the atmosphere. Automotive, commercial and domestic refrigeration/air conditioning systems will also be covered.

In Regina, this course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or for more information, call (306) 775-7472. You will be contacted when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.

Fee: $210 8 hours/1 day Additional costs: Book(s) included
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBAJuly 2, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Ongoing registration
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Regina

Electronic Devices and Applications (ELTR 1800)

You will study electronic devices, both discrete and integrated, commonly used in industrial and general-purpose circuits. You will either apply the device in a breadboard circuit or follow a demonstration of it. Topics covered include: rectifier diodes and circuits, filters, regulators, LED’s and optoisolation, thyristors, bipolar and FET transistors, operational amplifiers and timer IC’s.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Electricity, or equivalent


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High Voltage Safety (SFTY 1216)

This workshop focuses on safety issues related to installing, maintaining and testing energized electrical equipment. In addition to classroom sessions, you will practice using specialized tools, test equipment and safety equipment in a work environment. This course will help prepare you to challenge the High Voltage Safety certification exam.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call 306-691-8318. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.



This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call (306) 691-8318. You will be contacted when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.

Fee: $930 16 hours
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBAJuly 2, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Ongoing registration
Register online, by mail or in Moose Jaw
Moose Jaw

Introduction to Electricity (ELEC 1800)

Your studies will introduce both DC and AC theory. Topics covered include: resistance, current, voltage, Ohm’s Law, DC/AC measurement devices, series and parallel circuits, power and energy, capacitance and induction and use of the oscilloscope. Approximately 50% of this class will be spent in a lab environment to reinforce the classroom component.

Fee: $525 (includes manual) 42 hours/14 weeks
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-75January 30, 2014 - May 8, 2014
Th, 7-10 pm
Room: 322
No class Feb 27
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Saskatoon

Power Engineering, Fifth Class (ENGP 1801)

The course focuses on persons working as building operators and persons interested in improving skills and knowledge of commercial and institutional facilities in which they are in charge of steam or hot water boilers, refrigeration equipment, pumps and heating systems. Water treatment and quality control in boilers and cooling systems is also covered. Several labs are conducted to reinforce classroom work. This course is intended to assist students to prepare to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan Fifth Class exam, however, eligibility to challenge the government exam still must be met. Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (1-866- 530-8599) to ensure that you have met exam requirements (i.e. operating experience) and to book an exam sitting. Students may also chooose to write the Fireman’s exam upon completing this course.
Steel toed boots and safety glasses required for lab work
Lab dates TBA (some Sa, some scheduled T and Th subject to change).

Prerequisites: Grade 10 Level of Math and Science or equivalent


Fee: $630, 51 hours/17 days/8.5 weeks (Wascana), $1,020, 78 hours/13 weeks (Kelsey), Additional costs: Text and required print materials (approximately $325), $3 for Boiler & Pressure Vessel Act, $7 for Boiler & Pressure Vessel Regulations)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-631January 7, 2014 - April 29, 2014
T,7-10 pm
Registration deadline Dec 31
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Regina
CRN: 03-128March 3, 2014 - May 28, 2014
M&W, 7-10 pm
Room: 256
No class Apr 21 and May 19
Register online, by mail or in Saskatoon
Saskatoon

Refrigeration Engineers (RFRG 1601)

Your studies will focus on fundamentals of refrigeration, refrigerants, refrigeration systems, equipment, troubleshooting, repairing systems, safety regulations and plant operation. This course is intended to prepare students to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan exam for the Refrigeration Engineer’s Certificate, however, eligibility to challenge the government exam still must be met. Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (1-866-530- 8599) to ensure that you have met exam and certification requirements (i.e. operating experience) and to book an exam sitting.

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Refrigeration Plant Operators (RFRG 1600)

You will learn about the principles of refrigeration, refrigerants and refrigeration systems, compressors and evaporators, condensers, cooling towers and heat pumps, refrigeration control and accessories, how to operate and maintain compression refrigeration systems, and absorption systems. If you are interested in learning refrigeration or currently operate refrigeration and air conditioning equipment, you will benefit from this introductory course is intended to prepare students to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan exam for the Refrigeration Plant Operator’s Certificate. Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (1-866-530-8599) to ensure that you have met exam and certification requirements (i.e. operating experience) and to book an exam sitting.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

Fee: $375 Additional costs: Books
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBAJuly 2, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Ongoing registration
Register online, by mail or in Saskatoon
Saskatoon

Steam Engineering Fifth (STEA 1601)

If you presently hold a Fireman’s Certificate and want to prepare for the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan exam, this course is for you. Following the Panglobal Manual, you will learn about low-pressure heating, refrigeration and air conditioning systems in large buildings.

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Steam Engineering Fourth (STEA 1602)

Consider this course if you want to upgrade your knowledge and/or certification to the Fourth Class Power Engineering level. Due to the amount of subject material to be covered, you should be prepared to set aside sufficient time for home study.

Fee: $700 60 hours/20 weeks
Additional costs: Books
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-625January 8, 2014 - May 21, 2014
W, 7-10 pm
Registration deadline Jan 1
Register online, by mail or in Regina
Regina

Steam Engineering Third (STEA 1603)

Consider this course if you want to upgrade your knowledge and/or prepare for Part A of the Third Class Power Engineer’s exams. Due to the amount of subject material to be covered, you must be prepared to set aside sufficient time for home study.

Regina course will be scheduled when sufficient interest is shown. For more information or to be placed on an interest list call (306) 775-7472.

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