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 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.
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 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. 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: 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|
|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. The second part of this course is an introduction to gas processing and sweetening. Co-Requisite: HL 129