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FP01B Power Engineering 5th Class Exam Preparation Starts Nov. 17


This course focuses on all aspects of heating plant operation. It will be of interest to anyone operating or maintaining a heating plant in a school, apartment building, or similar setting. This is a study class (approved by the Fire Commissioner's Office of Manitoba) and will prepare students to write the 5th class Power Engineering Certificatuion provincial exam. For more information on how to achieve certification, visit the Office of the Fire Commissioner website. Students will be eligible to receive a credit equal to 450 boiler hours (half of the 900 needed) if they maintain an attendance 90% (attend 18 out of 20 classes) and pass the course's final test with a minimum mark of 65%. Each participant is responsible for acquiring their own textbooks (more information below), as well as arranging to write the provincial exam after the course is done, and arranging to find their own additional 450 practical boiler hours. Requirements: Basic math skills and working knowledge of spoken and written English are essential to successful completion of this course. Each participant is required to have textbooks by the first session. No class dates: Dec. 22, Dec. 29, Feb. 16, March 23, April 20.

This course is equivalent to the course offered by the Winnipeg School Division's Lifelong Learning program titled POWER ENGINEERING 5TH CLASS - BASIC BUILDING OPERATIONS

Students are responsible for acquiring their own set of textbooks. Title: Power Engineering 5th Class Textbook Set (Ed.3.2) Published by Panglobal. (If you are borrowing / buying used textbooks please note that Ed. 3.0 and 2.0 are also acceptable.)
The text books can be ordered from the Red River College Bookstore, Notre Dame Campus, Call 204.632.2351 Or from Panglobal publishers

Students must also acquire either a copy of the Academic Supplement or download a copy of the Handbook of Formulae & Physical Constants.
  A link to the handbook will be provided to students after they register.

The course will be held at Kildonan East Collegiate: 845 Concordia Ave. at the corner of Kimberly Ave. and Concordia. Park in the front (south) parking lot and enter via the main school entrance. Additional parking is available on the east side or the north side of the school.

To get an idea of what sort of information you will be learning, Copy/paste these links or contact our office form more information phone 204.667.6193. 


Course Curriculum:

A course outline will be provided to registered students before the start date of the course.

Starts: Sat, Nov 17, 2018

Schedule: 20 Sat., beg. Nov. 17, 8 a.m-12:30 p.m. Kildonan East Collegiate: Room 213. No class dates: Dec. 22, Dec. 29, Feb. 16, March 23, April 20. Final test: May 4. Students must supply / purchase their own textbooks. The text book set may be ordered from the Red River College Bookstore, Notre Dame Campus, 204.632-2351. or online from Allow at least 7 working days for the order to be shipped.

Location: Kildonan East Collegiate (KEC)
845 Concordia Ave.
East Kildonan, Winnipeg
Manitoba,Canada  map
Register for this class today! Select a registration option: This course has already started. Add your name to the Notification List to be alerted when the next session is scheduled.

Cost: $499.00 Instructor: To Be Announced

More Info: Continuing Education Office
(204) 667-6193

General Policies regarding programs offered by Continuing Education at RETSD
Please read the following regarding fees, refunds, policies, etc.

- Please ensure that the telephone number you provide on your registration form will allow us to reach you during the day.
- Registration is not complete and your space is not confirmed until your fees are paid in full.
- Courses remain online until after the start date of each course posted.
Only online registrations generate confirmations. No other confirmations will be sent out to registrants. Therefore, when you register, be sure to mark your calendar, note any prerequisites, special instructions, material fees to be paid to instructors at your first class.

Assume the class is a 'go' unless otherwise contacted. You are welcome to check with the office on the 'status' of your class or how registrations are going, by emailing (Remove the extra '@@' symbols before you email) or by calling 204.667.6193 during our Continuing Education office hours: Mon., Tues., Fri. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or Wed./Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

- Once courses can be viewed online, students may register immediately for the WINTER and SPRING sessions by all registration/payment methods listed further below.

Special FALL season registration instructions:
Early May - FALL Registration begins ONLY for Fifth Class Power Engineering.
First week of July - FALL Registration begins online and by mail / fax only.
Last week of August - FALL Registration begins in person and by phone and continues online, by mail / fax.

IN PERSON by cash, cheque, Visa, MasterCard or Interac
BY MAIL by cheque, Visa or MasterCard,
AT 530 McLeod, Winnipeg, MB R2K 0B5
BY PHONE, FAX OR SECURELY ONLINE using your Visa or MasterCard.
Call 204.667.6193, Fax 204.668.9309 or visit

If you are paying by cheque, make it payable to: "River East Transcona School Division" and send it to the address indicated on the registration form.

Registrations are accepted until the course is full. Fill out the registration form, complete it, and mail it, plus a cheque or credit card information for the full payment due for your course.

Registration by Fax(204.668.9309)
Fax your registration to our 24-hour fax service. Include your Visa or Mastercard number or follow up with payment by mail or in person. Please confirm that we have received your fax registration by phoning 204.667.6193.

Confirmation is sent only for online registrations. Confirmations WILL NOT be phoned or mailed; please attend the first class as advertised. If registering by fax, please confirm by phone. We will contact you ONLY if your course is cancelled or if there have been changes to the advertised schedule. Registration is not complete until fees are paid in full. Official receipts will be handed out at your first class.

What If my employer is paying for my course?
We require authorization on company letterhead and we will invoice your employer.

Duplicate transcripts/receipts
Please retain your course receipts, certificates and course reports. Charges apply for requests for any re-prints of the following. Note that processing may require up to two weeks.
Duplicate receipts - $5 per receipt.
Duplicate certificates or reports - $10 per certificate.

River East Transcona Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel or postpone courses or specific classes due to unavailability of instructors, prior claim to facilities by a school, insufficient enrolment, inclement weather, statutory holidays or emergencies. For unscheduled cancellations/postponements, reasonable effort will be made, depending on the length of notice the Continuing Education Office receives, to notify participants prior to the session(s) affected. Normally, postponed classes will be "made-up" at the end of the course if the schedule allows. Compensation will not be provided to students who - because of scheduling conflicts - cannot attend a scheduled class or a class that has to be rescheduled.

**NOTE: Occasionally, due to unforseen circumstances, instructor may be different than instructor listed in brochure.

Full refunds will be issued for courses cancelled due to insufficient enrolment. You may choose to use the refund toward the fee for another course.

Refunds are also available if you choose to voluntarily withdraw from a course before it starts. Please note that a $10 administration charge will be deducted from your refund. Refunds are not granted after a course begins or for a one-session class. Note: Non-attendance does not constitute notice of withdrawal.

Please note the date, room, time and location of your first class in your calendar. Please contact our office if you would like to confirm parking or the door you need to use for your program: 204.667.6193.
Usually the school doors are open only for the 15 minutes before your class begins, and 15 minutes after it has begun, except for classes located in high schools. Exception may apply.

If you find the school doors are locked, when you arrive at the school, check the time and location of your registration. If it is correct try another door, if the door you try is locked. If you have any trouble gaining access to your scheduled class, try contacting the office at 204.667.6193 (Mondays-Thursdays only), or at any time - try the Coordinator by text (or voice) at 204.612.7589.

NOTE for classes at the the following schools:
Murdoch MacKay Collegiate: Please park and enter at the East (back) entrance. Classes are held in South East wing of school.
Miles Macdonell Collegiate: Use the small staff door in the NW corner of the staff parking lot off Chelsea Avenue.
Kildonan East Collegiate: Use the door at the front of the school. Visitor parking is available in the lot facing Concordia Ave.

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River East Transcona School Division
530 McLeod Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba  R2K 0B5
Phone: (204) 667.6193   Fax: (204) 668.9309