Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)

About Program

Credential Awarded: Post Graduate Diploma

Duration: 2 years

Petrel College’s Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma program addresses critical employment needs in the electric utilities work-force. The students will gain hands-on experience and necessary set of skills and competencies and broad knowledge of the Power Industry.

Industry’s electrical needs are diverse and ranges from Electricians to Electrical Engineers. One of the special needs of any un-interrupted industrial operation is consistent power generation in response to unreliable electricity grids or when tradition hydroelectricity is unavailable. This makes Electrical Technologist with expertise in Power System Design and Maintenance valuable assets for companies.

Program Highlight

Curriculum Highlights

  • Automation Hands-on Training (Rockwell Automation, Allen Bradley
  • State-of-the-art Electrical Power System Modelling Software(Easy Power)
  • Industrial Seminars and Guest Speakers from Industry
  • Field Trips
  • Opportunity for Internships

Program Highlights

  • 3-Month Co-op Engineering Experience
  • SCADA Functions in Electrical Power Systems
  • Relay Protection Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Maintenance of Power Systems

Course Schedule

Course Course ID Units
Short Circuit Calculation ELE – 2306 4 Units
Arc-Flash Calculations and Protection ELE – 2301 4 Units
Electrical Power System Modeling EPT – 2302 4 units
Grounding System Design EPT – 2303 4 Units
Power Harmonics and Filters EPT – 2304 4 Units
Protection Coordination EPT – 2305 4 Units
CourseCourse IDUnits
Distributed Generation, Green Energy, Hydro Transmission and Line InteractionEPT – 24012 Units
High Power, High (Medium) Voltage SubstationEPT – 24024 Units
Low Voltage Electrical Systems (VFD, MCC, Motors,UPS, etc.)EPT – 24034 units
Power Transformer MaintenanceEPT – 24044 Units
Protection CoordinationEPT – 24054 Units
Short Circuit CalculationEPT – 24064 Units
CourseCourse IDUnits
ABB Relay ProgrammingEPT – 25015 Units
BASLER Relay ProgrammingEPT – 25024 Units
GE Relay ProgrammingEPT – 25034 units
SECL Laboratory Relay ProgrammingEPT – 25044 Units
CourseCourse IDUnits
Active and Reactive Power CalculationEPT – 26014 Units
Advanced Human Machine Interface DesignEPT – 26024 Units
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC/PAC)EPT – 26035 units
SCADA Function in Power SystemsEPT – 26044 Units

Successful Students & Job Market

The job market for qualified specialists in the electrical and Power Generation field is strong and growing, due to supply shortages, climate disruptions and the increase in energy demands. Commonly, servicing companies that maintain power supply as well as power generating companies.

Our 1-year Electrical and Power Technology Diploma program addresses critical employment needs in the electric utilities work-force. The students will gain hands-on experience and necessary set of skills and competencies and a broad knowledge of the Power industry. The Advanced Technology Diploma program is suitable for individuals with at least one year of work experience in Electrical Power industries and will prepare you to work as a support in Electrical Power Generation units. However, if you are a recent high-school graduate or do not possess work experience in this field, you will be enrolled in the 2-year diploma program.