What education do you need to become a Stationary Engineers and Power Station and System Operators?


1. In general, you need a high school diploma and specialized training.



2. To be a stationary engineer or auxiliary equipment operator, you need an apprenticeship program in stationary or power engineering; or on-the-job training and correspondence/high school courses; or a college training program in stationary or power engineering. You also need certification in the province/territory where you'll work.



3. To be a power system operator, you need to finish a three- to five-year apprenticeship or have more than three years' experience and some college or industry courses in electrical/electronic technology.



4. To be a power station operator, you must complete an apprenticeship in stationary or power engineering, or have several years' experience and some high school, correspondence or college courses in stationary or power engineering. You also need certification in the province/territory where you'll work.



5. To be a control room operator at a nuclear power plant, you need a licence from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.



6. Almost 2 in 5 have a community college diploma.



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