2nd Class Certification

To qualify for your second class certification you must pass the second class examinations (all six papers) and have met one of the requirements below:

(a)   At least 24 months as chief engineer operating a high pressure boiler or high pressure boiler plant with a capacity greater than 1000 kilowatts;

(b)   At least 24 months as shift engineer operating a high pressure boiler or high pressure boiler plant with a capacity greater than 5000 kilowatts;

(c)    At least 36 months as shift engineer operating a high pressure boiler or high pressure boiler plant with a capacity greater than 1000 kilowatts

(d)   At least 24 months assisting in the operation of a high pressure boiler or high pressure boiler plant with a capacity greater than 10000 kilowatts;

(e)   At least 12 months has operated in the role described in (a) (b) (c) or (d) and is a graduate engineer; or

(f)     At least ½ of the period mentioned in (a) (b) (c) or (d) has operated in the role described in that clause and for at least 24 months, has performed in a supervisory capacity acceptable to the chief inspector on the design, construction, installation, repair, maintenance or operation of pressure equipment.

Nine months’ credit will be granted toward the fulfilment of the operating experience requirements set out in above (a) (b) (c) or (d) for the successful completion of an approved course in power engineering leading toward a second class power engineer’s certificate.

Approved Courses

For a list of approved courses click here

Operating Experience

Upon successful completion of all six second class exam papers and the required verified operating experience, your certificate will be mailed to you within 15 business days.  Please be sure TSASK has your most current mailing address on record.