Energy Petroleum Technology
Heavy Oil Operations Technician - Courses
|CO||109||Technical Communications & Computers||3|
|This course provides the student with the tools to communicate with co-workers, superiors and customers in the oil and gas industry. It includes an introduction to computer technology and Microsoft Office Suite software. Students are introduced to the basic features of Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Writing clear, concise reports and business correspondence with correct grammar, punctuation, spelling and sentence structure are emphasized. Oral presentation skills are also developed with particular attention paid to resume development and successful interview skills. Prerequisite: English Proficiency (ESL I minimum).|
|EN||110||4th Class Power Engineering Part A-1||5|
|EN 110 follows the SOPEEC syllabus and curriculum required at the 4th Class Power Engineer level. The course material covers in-depth: applied Mathematics, elementary Mechanics, General Science, Statistics, dynamics and applied mechanics, sketching and administration, codes & standards, Workplace Hazardous Materials, safety, plant operation, design, maintenance and fire protection, and Power Engineering basic for power, process, and heating plants. Prerequisite: General Sciences (Grade 10 Physics, Chemistry, and Math preferred). Co-Requisite: EN 138
|EN||114||4th Class Power Engineering Part A-2||5|
|This course prepares the students with the specific skills and abilities required to challenge the Provincial 4th Class Power Engineering examination as set out by SOPEEC. It covers the following subjects: environment, materials and welding, piping, high pressure boiler design, draft, combustion and high pressure boiler fittings, high pressure boiler operation, and feedwater treatment. Co-Requisite: EN 138|
|EN||138||Elementary 4th Class Power Engineering Lab||4|
|This course is about the safe and efficient operation of power boilers and auxiliary equipment. Co-requisites: EN110 and EN114.|
|EN||139||Advanced 4th Class Power Engineering Lab||2|
|This course is about the safe and efficient operation of a power plant with all the associated equipment. Prerequisite: EN138. Co-requisites: EN110 and EN114.|
|EN||210||4th Class Power Engineering Part B-1||5|
|EN 210 follows the SOPEEC syllabus and curriculum required at the 4th Class Power Engineer level.
This course covers in-depth: Prime movers, pumps and compressors, lubrication, boiler safety devices, boiler plant operation and management, and building environmental systems.
|EN||214||4th Class Power Engineering Part B-2||5|
|This course follows the SOPEEC syllabus and curriculum required at the 4th Class Power Engineer level.
The course material covers in-depth: Water treatment, plant auxiliary systems, basic concepts of compression and absorption refrigeration, HVAC fundamentals for facility operators, building environmental systems and control, and typical industrial plant configurations.
|EN||277||Steam Practicum (4th Class Power Engineering)||3|
|This course is 240 hours of controlled practicum for Heavy Oil Operations Technician students and 1st year Heavy Oil Power Engineering students. This is an industry placement by the college in a minimum 4th class Power plant.|
|HL||119||Oil and Exploration||2|
|Introduction into oil industry. Understanding chemistry and origin of hydro-carbons is first step into the oilfield. Understanding composition and source of oil and gas is achieved as well as how to find petroleum deposits followed by land locating.|
|HL||129||Drilling and Completions||2|
|There are many details that go into operating oil wells effectively and efficiently including preventative maintenance and well remediation. This course describes most aspects of operating different types of oil wells and methods used to maximize efficiency. Co-Requisite: HL 119
|HL||139||Heavy Oil Production||2|
|Insight into extraction, transportation and treating of oil and gas. Learn about processes and equipment involved in producing and transporting hydrocarbons, followed by methods by which hydrocarbons are treated, prepares students for what they will encounter when working in the oilfield. Prerequisite: HL 129.|
|HL||149||Heavy Oil Operations & Environment||2|
|This course is an overview of safety principles and environmental responsibility used in the oilfield to minimize hazards to equipment, health and the environment. It introduces students to shiftwork and coping with shiftwork challenges. The third part of this course is an introduction to gas processing and sweetening. Co-Requisite: HL 129