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POPR 302 - Work Practicum

Students will be placed in an industry setting for a period of 4 weeks. In this time, students will be exposed to operating terminology and become involved with the daily routine and duties performed by a Power Engineer. Practicum placements will be arranged only upon recommendation of the Instructor and efforts will be made to provide placements in line with student preferences. Employers will be requested to provide a variety of tasks in line with the student's learning objectives. If a practicum placement with an actual employer cannot be offered, students will complete their practicum in the Northern Lights College lab under supervision of their Instructor.


Hours: 160 (Practicum Hours: 95)


Total Weeks: 4



POPR 200, POPR 201, POPR 208, POPR 011, POPR 012, POPR 013 and POPR 014.


Non-Course Prerequisites:





Course Content:
Students will be placed in an industry setting for a period of 160 hours under the supervision of a certified Power Engineer. In this time, the student will be exposed to the terminology of the trade and become involved with the routine and duties performed by a Power Engineer. Employers will complete and submit a College generated evaluation form of the student's performance to the Instructor.



Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Apply theoretical classroom knowledge in practical workplace settings that meet the established workplace and program competencies
- Apply theoretical knowledge in practical settings


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: Pass


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Additional Comments:
Students are required to sign and adhere to the Trades and Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Rules and Regulatory Practices for Students Policy.

In situations where a student's conduct has been deemed unacceptable, for reasons including but not limited to attendance issues and safety concerns, Northern Lights College reserves the right to withhold their practicum placement based on the recommendation of the Instructor and Department Chair.


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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