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Power Engineering Technology Program

Frequently Asked Questions about Admission and Selection Criteria

Last updated May 2015

Questions and answers about the Power Engineering Technology program will be updated and reposted from time to time, based on questions received from applicants.

Review the admission and selection criteria section of the program page for current details.

This program is open for application from 8:00 a.m. October 1 to 4:30 p.m. February 15 (Saskatchewan times) each academic year. All supporting documentation is required by 4:30 p.m. (Saskatchewan time) February 28 (29). 

In order to ensure that your application is complete you will need to submit the following: 

Employment history (required if you are applying for work experience points) 
- Transcripts for any Post-Secondary education must be sent directly to 
Registration Services from the issuing education institution. Final official transcripts must be received by August 1.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr. 
Attn: Registration Services 
1130 Idylwyld Dr North 
PO Box 1520 
Saskatoon Sk Canada 
S7K 3R5

Make a request to Saskatchewan Education to send your official transcript directly to Saskatchewan Polytechnic at the end of semester one (no later than February 28) and the end of semester two (end June). Final official transcripts must be received by August 1. 

Make a request to Saskatchewan Education to send your official transcript directly to Saskatchewan Polytechnic by February 28(29). Final official transcripts must be received by August 1.
Make a request to your instructor to submit, in writing, relevant mid-term marks directly to Saskatchewan Polytechnic by February 28(29). Once you have completed Adult 12 make a request to Saskatchewan Education to send your final official transcript directly to Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Final official transcripts must be received by August 1.

Yes, if you have higher marks in equivalent post-secondary courses, Saskatchewan Polytechnic will use the higher mark to calculate your overall average. Please include a course outline.

Please ensure that you have your post-secondary transcript sent directly to Registration Services from the issuing educational institution by February 28(29).

The following chart outlines some examples of equivalent courses:

Grade 12 Courses

University of Regina Courses

University of Saskatchewan Courses

English Language Arts A30 and B30

English 100

English 110

Math B30

Mathematics 2 (AMTH 002)

MATH 123

Chemistry 30

Chemistry 100

Chemistry 112

Similar courses from other recognized post-secondary institutions would also be considered.

An official transcript should be forwarded to Registration Services directly from the issuing educational institution. Equivalent courses, having higher marks than required Grade 12 courses, will be considered.

No. Work placements are assigned by the program staff. The staff strives to ensure the assignment is done in a clear, non-prejudicial manner.

No. Applicants who do not accept the seat they are offered will not earn credit for the work placement and will not be eligible for graduation.

Yes. You will need to reapply to a program on an annual basis, during the application period, and meet all admission requirements and selection criteria for the year you are applying. 
No, there are 3 unpaid 60 hour “job shadow” work placements.

If you require further information, please contact Counselling Services or Registration Services.

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