Energy Petroleum Technology

Heavy Oil Operations Technician - Courses

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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 current SOPEEC syllabus and curriculum to prepare a student to take the "A" portion of the 4th Class Power engineer's Certificate of Competency examination. This course covers the following subject material:  elementary mechanics and dynamics, codes & standards, environment, piping & valves, basic plant instrumentation and boiler operation. Prerequisites:  General Sciences (Grade 10 Physics, Chemistry, and Math preferred). Prerequisite: none. Co-Requisite: EN 114 & EN 138.
EN 114 4th Class Power Engineering Part A-2 5
This course follows the latest SOPEEC syllabus and curriculum to prepare a student to take the “A” portion of the 4th Class power Engineer’s Certificate of Competency examination.  This course covers the following subject material: elementary thermodynamic principles, plant and fire safety, materials and welding, basic electrotechnology, plant  communications and high pressure boiler designs. EN 114 covers in-depth the following subjects:  materials and welding, electrotechnology, instrumentation & controls, boiler design, boiler systems. Prerequisite: none. Co-Requisites: EN 110 & 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: EN 138. Co-requisites: EN 110, EN 114, EN 210 and EN 214.
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

EN 214 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. Prerequisites: none. Co-requisites: EN 210 & EN 139.

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 describes different types of upstream oil facilities. It describes oil treatment and the equipment used to treat oil. It introduces the student to the new technologies used for Carbon Capture. The second part of the course follows the production of gas from the well to a marketable product. Prerequisite: HL 119. Co-requisite: HL 129 & HL 139.
What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
Choosing to attend Lakeland College was one of the best decisions that I’ve made in my life so far. The welcoming and friendly Lakeland environment encourages a place of excellence, and fosters the ability to be successful not only in school, but in life.

– Mariah Van’t Hof

University Transfer, Class of 2015

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience

What Alumni Say
The hands-on field trips, quality of education i received, professors who are invested in your success, and all the friends I made. I exceeded my academic expectations and I also had a lot of fun. If i had to do it all over gain, i would choose Lakeland!

– Nicole (Audet) Pysh

Class of 2006, Environmental Protection & Class of 2008, Applied Environmental Degree