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What's New?

Extract of CSA Standards Sale

Due to the expiry of our republishing agreement and changes in content licencing at CSA Group, PanGlobal will no longer be offering the Extract of CSA Standards as of July 1, 2020. This Extract has contained the following materials:

  • B51-09 - Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code
  • B52-05 - Mechanical Refrigeration Code
  • B52S1-09 Supplement #1 to B52-05 - Mechanical Refrigeration Code

 

We are giving 15% off on our remaining Extract of CSA Standards stock until July 1, 2020, or while supplies last. Order yours today for $79+GST.

 

As of July 1, 2020, individuals requiring the CSA codes may purchase or subscribe to the codes directly through CSA Group using the links below:

Alternatively, select institutions may have these resources available through their Library services. Please contact your institution’s Library Services department for more information on what resources are available to instructors and students.

Refrigeration Plant Operator (Edition 3)

PanGlobal is proud to announce our upcoming Refrigeration Plant Operator Edition 3. This two-volume textbook set will be available for purchase in June 2020 and prepares students to challenge the SOPEEC inter-provincial Refrigeration Operator Certificate of Competency. This syllabus is shared with the Ontario Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA) Refrigeration Operator B Operating Engineer Certification. Please verify the edition recommended by your educator and certifying body.

Features and upgrades:

  • Expanded focus on Safety topics
  • Updated figures and organization of subject matter
  • New template
  • Latest codes, standards, and regulations
  • Clarification and corrections
  • End-of-chapter questions with online answer guides
  • Twelve months of access to online learning media and self-assessments

Topics include:

  • Safety
  • Introductory information and concepts
  • Communications and maintenance
  • Welding
  • Electricity
  • Pumps, compressors, lubrication, and water treatmentRefrigeration, HVAC, and environmental systems

Important Note

Refrigeration Plant Operator Edition 3 and the Refrigeration Plant Operator Edition 2.0 set are the only single source of learning materials approved by both IPECC and SOPEEC to meet the syllabus and curriculum standards required to successfully prepare for:

  • The inter-provincial Refrigeration Operator Certificate of Competency examinations
  • The TSSA Refrigeration Operator Class B Operating Engineer Certification examination

 

COVID-19 Update: PanGlobal Partners in Education

Our team understands the challenges presented by continued isolation due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Based on valuable feedback from instructors and students, we are extending the access period of our online support through June 14, 2020. This continued support is available to Third and Fourth Class students who are currently registered to, and have received access codes from, a Canadian educational institution.

If you have not received access codes from your educational institution, please contact your program instructor and coordinator to request one. To make use of the login:

  1. Visit our website at panglobal.org
  2. Click on the MyPower tab
  3. Choose MyPower Study
  4. Use the username and password provided by your instructor to login

This login provides access to online eBooks, self-assessments, and other learning resources to help support Third and Fourth Class learning from home.

We are here as partners in education to support your learning and the success of the Power Engineering industry. As our staff are working remotely at this time, please contact us via a support ticket if you have any questions.

We wish you all success in your studies and safe health.

COVID-19 Response: PanGlobal Partners in Education

Our team understands the challenges presented by isolation due to the COVID-19 crisis. As partners in education, PanGlobal is working with educators to offer students access to our Learning Management System (LMS) while studying from home. This offer is available to students who are currently registered to a Canadian educational institution.

Each student will need a username and password which can be requested from your program instructors and coordinators. To make use of the login:

  1. Visit our website at panglobal.org
  2. Click on the MyPower tab
  3. Choose MyPower Study
  4. Use the username and password provided by your instructor to login

This login provides access to online eBooks, self-assessments, and other learning resources to help support Third and Fourth Class learning from home and is valid through the end of April 2020.

We are here as partners in education to support your learning and the success of the Power Engineering industry. As our staff are working remotely at this time, please contact us via a support ticket if you have any questions.

Good luck with your studies and we wish you all safe health.

Refrigeration Addendum

PanGlobal has added an important addendum on Refrigeration concepts to our eBook platform

This addendum contains new learning objectives and content in refrigeration safety based on the recommendations made by Technical Safety British Columbia (TSBC) in its investigation reports of the October 2017 ammonia leak. The report examines two ammonia leaks, one occurring at the Fernie Memorial Arena in Fernie, BC, which resulted in the deaths of three people, and the other in October 2018 at a pet food manufacturing plant in Langley, BC, which prompted an extensive evacuation of the area. As this information is critical to operator safety, IPECC, SOPEEC, and PanGlobal Training Systems are making it available to learners immediately at no additional cost. In addition, this material will also be published in the forthcoming editions of Power Engineering Fourth Class, Power Engineering Fifth Class, and Refrigeration Plant Operator.

The new content of this addendum emphasizes the testing of secondary refrigeration systems, safe operation of ammonia refrigeration systems, and maintenance of refrigeration equipment. Some content may be familiar from the courses mentioned above, and the TSBC investigations suggest that it is worth repeating if this content will contribute to keeping all Power Engineers and operators safe.

Access the Refrigeration Addendum eBook

Access the Refrigeration Addendum PDF

Upcoming LMS Changes

PanGlobal will be updating its Learning Management Systems (LMS), in an effort to better support learner success and future initiatives!

Our first step is moving all MyPower Study users to the new platform. Starting Monday February 3, 2020, the following learners will be redirected to the new LMS:

  • All learners logging in with a textbook username and password
  • All learners logging in to online resources with an eBook purchase or subscription

The MyPower Learning LMS, used by educators and for corporate training, will be phased out over time. More details will be communicated in the near future.

 

Logging In

To those logging in with a textbook username and password:

  • Your (new) login details will be the same default ones printed within the front-inside cover of your textbook(s). If you had previously changed the password for your textbook profile, it will be reset to the default username and password found on the front-inside cover of your textbook(s).

To those logging in with a profile linked to an eBook purchase or subscription:

  • Your username remains the same; however, your password has been reset. To access your profile you will need to use the Forgot password? link on the login page. Follow prompts to submit the email address associated with your profile.

Note: Ensure that mypower.panglobal.org is added to your email settings (client) as a Trusted Domain and use the directions in the password reset email to access your profile.

 

In an effort to control transfer errors, users with profiles accessing self-enrolled resources only will not be transferred. This will impact users whose profiles are not accessing the online resources or are only accessing a combination of the following:

  • Answers/Solutions
  • Tools & Resources
  • Updates with Corrections

To gain access of these resources again, please (re)create an account and re-enroll to the required resources.

 

Self-Assessments

With the update to the new LMS, previous self-assessment attempts will not be transferred. MyPower Study previously allowed attempt reviews immediately after submitting a self-assessment and this means that learners will now have refreshed self-assessment attempts. Your length of access will remain unchanged, so take advantage of the additional attempts while you have access!

 

Support

Please submit any questions or support requests to the Login Inquiries department through our Support Ticket system.

Discontinuation of 4th Class (Ed. 2.5)

4th Class (Edition 2.5) eBooks

In 2017, the Standardization of Power Engineers Examination Committee implemented a new syllabus for Fourth Class Power Engineering examinations (our Fourth Class Edition 3). To support students studying under the existing syllabus (our 4th Class Edition 2.5) many provincial safety authorities continued to conduct examinations with a sunset date of December 2019.

PanGlobal has supported this transition period by making the 4th Class Edition 2.5 eBooks available for purchase at a discounted rate. As of December 31, 2019, the 4th Class Edition 2.5 material will be fully discontinued and no longer be available for purchase from PanGlobal in any format.

Customers who have purchased 4th Class Edition 2.5 Parts of the full Set in eBook format will continue to be able to reference their purchased eBooks. This support will remain in place for the lifetime of our current eBook platform. Purchase options may be viewed through our eBook store.

 

Please be sure to consult with your local Provincial Safety Authority regarding current examination requirements.

Addendum Chapter for 2nd Class Part A2 (Ed. 2.5)

To further support learners’ preparation for 2nd Class Part A2 certification, PanGlobal is pleased to offer an addendum chapter for Heat, Expansion of Solids and Heat Transfer.

A copy of this addendum will be shipped – at no additional cost – for orders placed between May 1st, 2018, and April 12th, 2019, which included the 2nd Class Part A2 textbook. The addendum will be shipped to the delivery address of the original order and should be delivered by May 3rd, 2019.

Purchases including the 2nd Class Part A2 volume received after April 12th, 2019, will have the addendum packaged with the A2 volume.

The Heat, Expansion of Solids and Heat Transfer chapter will be incorporated into the 2nd Class A2 textbook in future print runs. Those who have purchased or subscribed to the 2nd Class Part A2 eBook can access the addendum chapter by re-syncing their eBook profile (refer to our support article on eBook Syncing for more information).

For any enquiries regarding the Addendum Chapter, please submit a Support Ticket to our Orders, Accounts and Pricing department.

24 month extension for current PG Stick users!

PanGlobal is excited to announce a new 24-month extension for current PG Stick users!

 

If you were an early adopter and purchased a PG Stick in either 2017 or 2018, you are eligible for this 24 Month Extension Offer following the expiry of the PG Stick (USB).

PG Sticks subscription purchases are for 18 months; however, PG Sticks ordered in 2017 or 2018 may purchase this extension to their existing PG Stick for an additional 6 months (a total of 24 months) from the date of expiry.

 

To receive this PG Stick extension

  1.  Please complete and submit the form using the link below.
    • Only forms which have been fully completed and submitted online (using the web form Submit button) will be accepted and processed
  2. You will receive a detailed response within 2 business days after we receive your completed form.
  3. A Purchase Order will be required for all Extension Requests
  4. Instructions will be provided directly to eligible PG Stick users for access.

 

PG Stick Extension Request:

https://forms.zohopublic.com/zohodocs957/form/PGStickRefreshRequest/formperma/9GS0aCoEA9TLogalwUfGuicQOclFYFs2xJ9moESCfLg

 

Important Note: If this information does not apply to you, please pass this information along to your Power Engineering Program Coordinator.

Shipping Cost Update

Due to rising shipping costs and in an effort to ensure deliveries to our customers are received in a secure and timely manner, PanGlobal is updating its Flat Rate Shipping Fee (effective 1 January 2019) for all orders placed online or by phone: 

  • Within Canada  -  20 dollars
  • Within the USA  - 40 dollars

 

Note: School, Bookstore or Business Orders (with approved credit accounts) will be required to provide their organization's Courier Account Information prior to shipping, or actual shipping costs will be charged on the Customer Invoice.

To ensure secure & timely delivery, all shipments will require a signature upon receipt.

CIRKA now Supports 2nd Class Review

What Should I Know? How Much Do I Remember?

Do I Really Understand? Am I Ready?

 

Drawing from updated question banks, aligned with PanGlobal’s learning materials, CIRKA delivers an equal number of questions from the textbook content. After completion and submission of the Audit, a numerical overview of submission vs. complete success is provided immediately on both an Overall and Individual Topic basis. Attempts are unlimited during the tool subscription period and can be repeated multiple times to clarify the results.

CIRKA also provides links to a detailed Overview (Outcomes & Objectives) of the information within each Topic. When compared with the results of the Audit, this provides the learner with a comparison of their current understanding and the expectations of mastery. If this assessment points to the need for additional learning, the user may choose to review their current materials or purchase access to additional resources.

Supporting 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Class Review, two subscription options are available for all our CIRKA products at pgknowledge.com under the product category of “CIRKA”:

Option 1: 30 day subscription (unlimited attempts) $30

Option 2: 7 day subscription (unlimited attempts) $15

eBook Self-Assessment Upgrades

Our 2nd, 4th, and 5th Class eBooks have been updated to better support student self-assessment. Upgraded with the power of our CIRKA assessment engine, these eBooks will now pull questions from our extensive question bank. This means that eBook users will now experience fewer repeat questions and have the opportunity to assess their knowledge more comprehensively.

The self-assessment upgrade is live for all purchasers and subscribers of 2nd, 4th, or 5th Class eBooks. If purchased previously, your eBooks have been updated to support the self-assessment upgrade.

Empower your studies today by visiting pgknowledge.com.

Learning Management System (LMS) Changes

Coming 2019

We are improving our Learning Management Systems (LMS) to enhance your learning experience!

Featuring a single log-in portal, the LMS will streamline user access with intuitive design elements. With updated Knowledgebase support articles, our goal is to provide users with the tools they need to successfully carry out their Power Engineering studies in an easy to navigate environment.

With the LMS changes landing in the New Year, subscribe to our What's New? blog or follow and like us on Social Media to stay up-to-date.

  

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Text-to-Speech now Supported in 2nd and 5th Class eBooks

Text-to-Speech Support

PanGlobal's 2nd and 5th Class eBooks feature a built-in Text-to-Speech (TTS) reader! The TTS feature may be enabled for an automated read-back of the online eBook content through your web browser.

The Text-to-Speech feature is live for all purchasers and subscribers of 2nd or 5th Class eBooks. If purchased previously, your eBooks have been updated to support the TTS feature.

 

For Instructions on using the Text-to-Speech reader, click here.

eBook Text-to-Speech Support

Text-to-Speech Support

PanGlobal's Fourth Class (Edition 3) eBooks now have a built-in Text-to-Speech (TTS) reader! The TTS feature may be enabled for an automated read-back of the online eBook content through your web browser.

 

Playlist Menu

The Playlist Menu allows users to specify from where the TTS reader should begin reading. Need to start at Objective 2, or maybe only the Chapter Conclusion? You choose where playback begins.

 

Variable Speed

Users may set the Rate at which content is read-back through the TTS reader. Useful for skimming over the content, or focusing in on particularly tricky concepts.

 

Voice Choice

The TTS reader supports your choice of read-back voice. Choose from Microsoft David for a male voice, or Microsoft Zira for a female voice.

The Text-to-Speech feature is now live for all purchasers and subscribers of the Fourth Class (Edition 3) eBooks. If you purchased access to these eBooks previously, your eBooks have been updated to support the TTS feature.

 

For Instructions on using the Text-to-Speech reader, click here.

Update: 4th Class (Edition 2.5) Availability

4th Class (Edition 2.5) Textbooks

In order to meet SOPEEC's transition to the revised 4th Class syllabus, PanGlobal has discontinued sales of the 4th Class (Edition 2.5) textbooks (effective July 9th, 2018). All printed textbook sales of the Fourth Class materials are now of Edition 3, which meets SOPEEC's revised syllabus.

 

4th Class (Edition 2.5) eBooks

To support current students of the 4th Class (Edition 2.5) materials, PanGlobal will continue to offer sales of the 4th Class (Edition 2.5) eBooks until December 2019. Purchase options may be viewed through our eBook store.

Upcoming Revisions to the 2nd Class Textbooks

PanGlobal’s 2nd Class textbooks are changing for the better! All six volumes are being updated to Edition 2.5, and will feature the following enhancements to better support learners’ studies:

  • Enhanced text layout
  • Easier-to-read font
  • Image enhancements
  • Improved content

 

In addition to these general enhancements, the following volumes are being further improved:

  • A1 Code Calculations and Legislation – Reflects the 2014 and 2015 ASME Boiler, Pressure Vessel, and Pressure Piping Codes (as published in the 2018 PanGlobal ASME Academic Extracts Volumes 1 and 2)
  • B1 Prime Movers – Updated, revised, and revalidated content
  • B3 Electricity and Refrigeration – Updated, revised, and revalidated content

 

The Edition 2.5 volumes will be available for purchase before September 2018, beginning with B1 Prime Movers in June 2018 (follow our What’s New? blog for updates on availability).

 

Note: Current printed volumes of Edition 2.0 are available while quantities lastLearners wishing to purchase an out-of-stock 2nd Class (Edition 2.0) volume may wish to purchase or subscribe to our eBooks for their desired content.

CIRKA now Supports 3rd and 5th Class Review

What Should I Know? How Much Do I Remember?

Do I Really Understand? Am I Ready?

 

Drawing from updated question banks, aligned with PanGlobal’s learning materials, CIRKA delivers an equal number of questions from the textbook content. After completion and submission of the Audit, a numerical overview of submission vs. complete success is provided immediately on both an Overall and Individual Topic basis. Attempts are unlimited during the tool subscription period and can be repeated multiple times to clarify the results.

CIRKA also provides links to a detailed Overview (Outcomes & Objectives) of the information within each Topic. When compared with the results of the Audit, this provides the learner with a comparison of their current understanding and the expectations of mastery. If this assessment points to the need for additional learning, the user may choose to review their current materials or purchase access to additional resources.

Two subscription options are available for all our CIRKA products at pgknowledge.com under the product category of “CIRKA”:

Option 1: 30 day subscription (unlimited attempts) $30

Option 2: 7 day subscription (unlimited attempts) $15

Code Extracts

Prepared for your SOPEEC Exam? Have your up-to-date ASME Code extracts?

PanGlobal has now prepared and made available eBook versions of all ASME extracts. This new category on PGknowledge.com includes the following four volumes:

  • The 2007 ASME Academic Extract & Extract Supplement
  • The 2018 ASME Academic Extract Volume 1 & 2

Each volume is available individually for a one-year subscription at prices far below the paper text.

* Please Note: eBooks are currently not permitted to be brought into any SOPEEC examination. Please confirm with your jurisdiction on the availability of paper additions within the exam room.

Multi-Level Learning Pack

Newly Updated!

Our Multi-Level Learning Pack now includes access to all Fourth Class Edition 3, 3rd Class Edition 2.0 and 2nd Class Edition 2.0 eBooks. An excellent self-study package for all higher level candidates, this collection has all the latest standard learning materials you will need for your 2- & 3-year programs at prices that are student friendly. Access a 1-, 2- or 3-year subscription for as low as $567/year.

Obtain them for your Program’s needs or your own study; having up to date, mobile learning materials, online resources and critical reference texts may be just the ticket to your success.



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