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Electrical, Refrigeration and Power Engineering


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.

Note: No classes Oct 13

48 hours/16 sessions Additional costs: Text approx $240; CSA B51-09 Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code (approx $190)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 16, 2017 - March 13, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 119.5
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$639.00ReginaCRN: 201603-227
September 19, 2016 - November 2, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: September 19, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$639.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-493
February 7, 2017 - March 21, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: February 7, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$639.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-553

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Now that Saskatchewan has enacted the Environmental Management and Protection Act, persons involved in servicing refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in the provice require halcarbon certification. A training manual developed by the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada will be used in this course. The training material reflects the following three industry sectors: automotive, stationary and appliance. An interprovincially and nationally recognized, by Environment Canada, certificate will be issued to those who successfully complete the course. 75% required for successful completion.

Prerequisites: For more information call Carol Krawczyk (306-775-7475) or Jim Marcia (306-775-7484).


8 hours/1 day Additional costs: Book(s) included
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 15, 2016
Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: A102
Registration deadline: October 8, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$265.00ReginaCRN: 201602-706
April 22, 2017
Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: A102
Registration deadline: April 15, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$265.00ReginaCRN: 201603-789
November 5, 2016
Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: October 30, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$265.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-705
March 11, 2017
Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 4, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$265.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-788
May 13, 2017
Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: May 6, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$265.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-113
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 prepare students to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan(TSASK) Fifth Class exam, Successful course completion earns students 6 months qualifying time credit but an additional 6 months is required before TSASK certificate is awarded. Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (1-866-530-8599) to book the certification exam.

Plus lab work dates TBA, including some Saturdays; some scheduled Tuesdays and Thursdays are subject to change. Steel toe boots and safety glasses required for lab work.

Prerequisites: Grade 10 Level of Math and Science or equivalent


$630, 51 hours/17 days/8.5 weeks (Regina), $1,020, 78 hours/13 weeks (Saskatoon), Additional costs: Text and required print materials (approximately $325), $3 for Boiler & Pressure Vessel Act, $7 for Boiler & Pressure Vessel Regulations)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 19, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 119.5
Registration deadline: September 12, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$1,145.00ReginaCRN: 201602-236
March 7, 2017 - June 1, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 119.5
Registration deadline: February 28, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$1,145.00ReginaCRN: 201603-228
September 13, 2016 - December 8, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: September 13, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$1,145.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-500
February 28, 2017 - May 25, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 144
Registration deadline: February 28, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$1,145.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-559
This online course is intended to assist students to prepare to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK) 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.

This is not a graded course; students receive confirmation of attendance from Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK)(1-866-530-8599 to book an exam sitting).

You may register in ENGP 1805 up to 4 weeks before the end date but understand that online access ends on that date. You work through online course material on your own schedule and should be prepared to commit approximately 100 hours to complete the course. Communicate with your instructor by email for help. Students can also communicate with each through online discussions.

Textbook required. PanGlobal Limited Power Engineers(Fireman Handbook) 2.0 (approx. $340).

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - December 1, 2016
Registration deadline: September 12, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$640.00OnlineCRN: 201602-496
January 9, 2017 - April 6, 2017
Registration deadline: March 6, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$640.00OnlineCRN: 201603-555
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.

Additional costs: Books
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 20, 2016 - October 20, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-9:00 pm
Room: 119.5
Registration deadline: September 13, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$425.00ReginaCRN: 201602-235
October 17, 2016 - December 23, 2016
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: October 17, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$425.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-494
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