Power Engineer (2nd Class) - Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification
Apprenticeship is a long-standing part of the training and education system in New Brunswick. It is a structured training program that requires the committed participation of three partners: the apprentice, the employer and the government represented by Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification.
This apprenticeship training program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to become qualified as a Power Engineer (2nd Class).
To register as an apprentice, you must have successfully completed and possess a Grade 12 diploma or an Adult High School diploma or a GED or a Diploma of Apprenticeship in another occupation, and be employed in the occupation with an employer who is willing to enter into an apprenticeship agreement with you.
In this program you will receive a combination of on the job training and related classroom training, designed to produce fully qualified persons of journeyperson status in the Power Engineer (2nd Class) occupation. Under the direction of an employer and qualified instructors, you will become fully familiar with the materials, tools, principles and skills required in the Power Engineer occupation.
During your training, specific tasks will include:
- acting as a chief Power engineer of a power plant not exceeding one thousand therm-hour;
- acting as a Power engineer of any heating plant; and
- acting as a shift engineer of any heating plant or any power plant.
This training program requires a minimum of 7200 hours of employment and training.
A New Brunswick Diploma of Apprenticeship and Certificate of Qualification will be awarded upon successful completion of 7200 hours of on the job and technical training and a valid 2nd Class Power Engineer license issued by Department of Public Safety.
Persons successfully completing this training program may be employed with electrical power generating stations, industrial power plants or other trade related areas.
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Certificate of Qualification Examination||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification based on "out-of-province journeyperson status"||150.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Certification Documents||15.00||2012-07-31|
|Tuition Fees - Technical Training weekly rate||60.00||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification Challenger Assessment Fee||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Prior Learning Assessment||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Apprenticeship Registration Fee||25.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Photo Identification Card||20.00||2012-07-31|
|Assessment of Foreign Credentials||100.00||2012-07-31|