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Technology Non-Credit Courses

4th Class Power Eng/Power Lab 1 (ENGP 1802)

You will learn the major components of a steam plant, participate in the start up of the equipment which is similar to that used in industry, learn about and practice the various types of maintenance required to keep plant equipment functioning in a safe workplace. You will also perform water testing and chemical treatment and tasks including gasket cutting, gauge glass cutting and pump packing. You will be introduced to the operation of computer controlled systems used to operate plant equipment. Space is limited.
CSA approved footwear and safety glasses required


Prerequisites: Successful completion of Sask. Government 4th Class Power Engineering Part A exam OR successful completion of Part A of approved 4th Class Power Engineering course (direct questions to Les Gulka at 306-659-4234)

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4th Class Power Eng/Power Lab 2 (ENGP 1803)

You will manipulate steam production with the purpose of operating turbines, heat exchangers, pumps and auxiliary fuel systems in a functioning high pressure steam lab. The lab will allow you to bring all of your previously learned theory and skills from 4th Class Power Engineering Power Lab 1 together in order to validate your knowledge and operating skills. You will receive hands-on training on plant maintenance tasks, including the construction of piping systems and shaft alignment. You will have the opportunity to run a piping system using simulation. Space is limited.
CSA approved footwear and safety glasses required.

Prerequisites: 4th Class Power Engineering Power Lab 1and successful completion of Part B of an approved 4th Class Power Engineering course. Questions regarding pre-requisites should be directed to Les Gulka, 306-659-4234

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Women in Technology Exploratory Course

The technology division offers this hands-on course to introduce women to a variety of basic technology skills. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued a statement of attendance.

The course will provide women with the opportunity to:

  • practice technical skills in a wide range of technology fields
  • realistically assess their own ability to work in a technology field
  • gain knowledge of the range of possible technology occupations
  • make informed career choices through labour market knowledge
  • enhance self-esteem, self-confidence and self-motivation

We encourage agency sponsorship if you are retraining.


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SIAST is Saskatchewan's primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training. A member of Polytechnics Canada, SIAST's programs range from certificates to degrees. The institution serves 26,000 distinct students through campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities.