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Programs & Courses
  • Engage in a variety of classroom, shop and real-world activities.

  • You'll become proficient in plant systems and process fundamentals, setting the stage for career success.

  • You’ll learn how to monitor and control equipment and processing units in large industrial plants.

  • You’ll gain real-world skills in a six-week work practicum.

Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
24-Weeks
Accreditation: 
Certificate
Campus: 
Silver King, Nelson

In the News

Students in the Selkirk College Plant Operator Program began a survey of regional operations by taking a closer look at Oso Negro’s roastery in Nelson.

The Selkirk College Plant Operator Program prepares learners for challenging and rewarding careers in industrial settings. A significant part of the education students receive in the program is trips to the varied operations in the region where futures await. The first stop for this year's class featured the tantalizing smells of Oso Negro coffee.

As the British Columbia economy continues to grow and the need for skilled workers increases, the Provincial Government has invested in the post-secondary education required to be successful.

As the British Columbia economy continues to grow and the need for skilled workers increases, the Provincial Government has invested in the post-secondary education required to be successful.

What Students Say

Pete Johnson is an alumni graduate
I’ve had the pleasure of working with Selkirk’s Plant Operator students and graduates since the program began. Students fit in very well with our operation and operators. 
- Pete Johnson, Current Management Systems Coordinator, Electrolytic and Melting Plant, Teck Trail Operations.