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Power Engineer License

When do I need a Power Engineer License?

Anyone who operates a power heating or refridgeration plant, which requires operators as outlined in the Power Engineers Act and regulations, must hold a Power Engineers License of the appropriate class.  Information on license classes is available here.

How can I obtain a Power Engineer License?

You must complete an application and forward it, together with the appropriate fee, to the department.

Are there additional requirements?

If you wish to obtain a Class 3 or a Class 4 license, then you must have successfully completed a recognized power engineering training course.  If possible, please contact department staff before you take this training.

What is the cost?

The cost of a Power Engineer License is $40.00 per year, to a maximum of $200.00  There is no HST.  There is also a $40.00 fee per exam.

Please make cheques payable to the Minister of Finance.

For how long is a Power Engineer License valid?

Licenses are valid for a maximum of 5 years.  ALL licenses expire on December 31, 2014.

How long will it take to get a Power Engineer License?

After the completion of necessary training, please allow 4 weeks to process your application.

Additional resources:

Power Engineers Act

Power Engineers Act regulations


Power Engineer License, Application for

Service Location


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