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Fifth Class

This certificate is subject to the annual renewal fee. There are a number of training and experience combinations that can satisfy the requirement for this certificate.

Qualification for 5th class examination

To qualify to take a 5th Class Power Engineer’s Certificate of Competency examination, a candidate must,

(a)  successfully complete a course in boiler and heating plant operation satisfactory to the Administrator that leads towards a 5th Class Power Engineer’s Certificate of Competency examination,

(b)   have operated a power plant boiler for a period of 6 months, and operated a heating plant boiler for a further period of 6 months, or

(c)   hold a degree in mechanical engineering from a university satisfactory to the Administrator.

Note: The 5th class examination consists of one (1) examination paper in 150 question multiple-choice format.

To pass a 5th Class Power Engineer’s Certificate of Competency examination a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks allotted for the examination.

Detailed information on this examination can be found in the Fifth Class Power Engineers Reference Syllabus AB-55. A candidate can write this examination in any one of the examination locations listed in our Examination Schedule.

Qualification for 5th class certification

To qualify for a 5th Class Power Engineer’s Certificate of Competency, a candidate must

(a) pass the 5th Class Power Engineering Certificate of Competency examination, and

(b) have been employed for a period of 6 months operating a power plant or heating plant, or, as per (b) above have operated a power plant boiler for a period of 6 months, and operated a heating plant boiler for a further period of 6 months.

Fireman’s to Fifth Class

A candidate who holds a Fireman’s Certificate of Competency that was issued before September 1, 1998 and that is still valid is eligible to write a special examination on the subject of heating plants after

(a) having been employed for a period of 3 months in a heating plant in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator, or

(b) successfully completing an upgrading course in heating plant design and operation satisfactory to the Administrator.

The upgrade examination from Fireman to Fifth class consists of one (1) examination paper with 75 multiple-choice questions, 3 hours duration.

To pass an upgrade Certificate of Competency examination from Fireman to Fifth class a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks allotted.

Detailed information on this examination can be found in the Fireman’s to Fifth Class Power Engineers Reference Syllabus AB-55a. A candidate can write this examination in any one of the examination locations listed in our Examination Schedule.

 

Building Operator B to Fifth Class

A candidate who holds a Building Operator B Certificate of Competency that is still valid is eligible to write a special examination on the subject of power plants after

(a) having been employed for a period of 3 months in a power plant in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator, or

(b) successfully completing an BOB to 5th class upgrading course

The upgrade examination from Building Operator “B” to Fifth class consists of one (1) examination paper with 75 multiple-choice questions, 3 hours duration.

To pass a upgrading special examination, a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks allotted for the examination.

Detailed information on this examination can be found in the Building Operator B to Fifth Class Power Engineers Reference Syllabus AB-62. A candidate can write this examination in any one of the examination locations listed in our Examination Schedule.

Last modified: August 22, 2015