College is proud to train advanced level operators for the energy, petrochemical and
various other industries with its unique Chemical Production & Power
Engineering program. Students train in our Centre of Excellence in Energy & Bio-Industrial Technologies where they learn on complex lab and pilot plant facilities. This
learning is further reinforced with a co-op model that supports students going
to employers year-round. Participatory projects emphasize teamwork,
communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills that can be used in future
workplaces when analyzing operating problems in the plant environment.
take 4th Class operating engineering certification training and
possess certain engineering level skills as a plant operator. Upon successful
completion of the first three semesters of this program, students are eligible for
a nine-month practical time reduction towards their 4th Class
operating engineering certificate.
program can be taken completely online or in an accelerated format.
Note: OACETT recognizes this program as meeting all the academic requirements
for certification in the Certified Engineering Technology (CET) category. Students may be required to take certain courses in hybrid or online delivery mode during the program. This career has certain physical requirements
O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 Mathematics C or U
Grade 12 English C or U
Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry C or U or Grade 11 or 12 Physics C or U (both recommended, only one is required)
Please Note: Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology or any grade 12U
mathematics is recommended; Grade 12 Foundations for College Mathematics
(MAP4C) minimum final grade is 60%. If the program is oversubscribed,
students with Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology or any Grade
12U mathematics will be given preference.
Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant testing for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The test(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For all other admission requirements applicants must complete the required course(s) as listed above. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.
GRADUATION & PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS
In order to graduate from a program, the College requires that a student:
- achieve a GPA of 2.00 or greater, and
- successfully complete all courses in the program curriculum.
Some programs may have additional requirements for progression through and/or graduation from the program. Please refer to the program map for any additional program requirements.
Upon successful completion of the first three semesters of this program, students will be eligible for a nine-month practical time reduction towards their 4th Class Operating Engineering certification.
The majority of graduates will enter into various industries as Operating Engineers and Process Operators. Industries include refining and chemical process, power generation, steel production, pulp and paper, food processing, and other industrial operating or manufacturing industries. Upon completion of the program and necessary work experience, graduates may have the opportunity to move into positions including, but not limited to, unit supervision and shutdown planning.