Admission Requirements

  • valid provincial or interprovincial 3rd class power engineering certification
  • be at least 18 years of age

Computer Requirements

Online classes require a computer and a high speed internet connection.
You'll be using both the college's learning management system, D2L, and Microsoft Teams.
Go to the D2L page to do a systems check.
Basic requirements include:
  • computer (desktop or laptop) or tablet with up-to-date operating system
  • high speed internet connection
  • latest version of browsers Chrome or Firefox on a computer
  • have JavaScript
  • cookies enabled
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.1 or greater on a personal computer  to use the record audio and record video features

Graduation Requirements

​When you complete the program requirements with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.30,  you will be awarded a Certificate in Second Class Power Engineering.
Note: 65% is the passing mark for each course. This also is the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) passing grade.
Power Engineering Certification
If you graduate from the Lakeland College Second Class Power Engineering Certificate program, you will receive a 9-month steam time reduction towards your ​Alberta Second Class Power Engineering certification. This reduction isn't transferable to other provinces. You must have an Alberta third class license and working towards your ABSA second class license to qualify.