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Boilers: An Operational Workshop

This training program is eligible for an early bird discount of $100 if registered 60 days out (or more) and will be automatically applied at checkout!


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3 Days


At the end of this training program attendees will be able to:

  1. Understand boiler components, construction, and combustion
  2. Recognize safe, efficient operation of commercial and industrial boilers
  3. Perform preventative maintenance to counteract boiler deterioration

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  • Why You should take this training program

    NEW – This course is now available via our interactive Live Online Training format. Live Online Training course length and content may vary from our in-classroom content. Click Here to ask us about the differences.

    Boiler maintenance is critical because it determines the life of a boiler… today’s attention to maintenance affects tomorrow’s bottom line.

    A well maintained boiler system is reliable and can last 25 years or more. Regardless, it experiences a lot of wear and tear. In this boiler training program, we teach preventative maintenance to counteract some of the deterioration. We also discuss the common failures and how to diagnose, troubleshoot and fix them.

    Participants of the boiler maintenance training will gain a basic understanding of operator responsibilities related to safety, reliability and efficiency of residential, commercial and industrial boiler systems.

    Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Contact Hours
    Upon completion of this training program, the attendee will receive a certificate of completion. Please contact your state or local licensing agency to determine if this training program is accepted for Continuing Education recognition by the agency.

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  • Who Should Take This Training Program

    This training program is for any person needing basic training in boiler systems. Both residential hot water and those who work on or near commercial and industrial boiler systems will benefit from incorporating this course into their internal training program.

    People who benefit from this training include:

    • Boiler Operators
    • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
    • Building engineers
    • Building managers & superintendents
    • Plant & facility managers
    • Environmental health & safety personnel
    • Apprentice and experienced boiler technicians
    • Stationary engineers
    • Energy management personnel
  • What You'll Learn

    Lecture Training

    • Boiler construction and components
    • How to prevent common failure modes
    • Combustion and system requirements
    • Flame safeguards and schematic wiring diagrams
    • How to achieve peak efficiencies
    • Boiler safety
    • Preventive maintenance to counteract some boiler deterioration
    • Learn safe, efficient operation of commercial and industrial boilers
    • Advanced troubleshooting

    Hands-On Lab Exercises

    • Flame safeguard trainer sequence
    • Component identification
    • Jackshaft linkage adjustments
    • Solenoid valve troubleshooting
    • Wiring the panel
    • Troubleshooting faults
  • Training Program Description

    Operator Responsibilities

    • Safety—priorities and hazard of explosion
    • Waste stream pollution and stack emissions
    • Dependable operation of thermodynamics
    • Specific/sensible/latent heat
    • Superheated
    • Steam expansion & quality
    • Boiler rating terms
    • British thermal unit
    • Heat and temperature
    • Pressure Saturated Steam (Enthalpy) Table
    • Heat transfer boiler basics
    • Steam vs. hot-water boilers
    • Strainer
    • Hydronic system
    • Steam cycle and trap
    • Typical steam piping

    Boiler Types & Details

    • Fire-tube
    • Water-tube boilers

    Codes & Standards

    • ASME boiler and pressure
    • Vessel code
    • Safety valves
    • Hydrostatic testing
    • Pressure gauge
    • Annual Inspection R (Repair) Stamps Fuels
    • Classification of boiler

    Fuels – Solid & Fossil Combustion Systems & Fuel-Burning Equipment

    • Air for combustion supplied fuel supply systems
    • Ventilation
    • Fuel trains

    Combustion Theory & Tuning Controls

    • Firing-rate control
    • Gas pressure switches
    • Oil pressure switch
    • Selector switches
    • System pressure selector
    • Damper position switches
    • Condensate receiver
    • Feedwater pump and control systems
    • Burner operating controls
    • Burner on/off switch
    • Fuel selector switch
    • Lead/lag controls
    • Low fire hold
    • Low-water cutoff
    • Flame sensors
    • Boiler management control systems
    • Gauge glasses


    • Clean Air Act
    • Deposition control
    • Nation Ambient Air Quality Standards

    Water Treatment

    • Analysis of each application
    • Basic impurities
    • Pretreatment
    • Internal treatment
    • Silica
    • Oil contamination
    • Minimum tests for small low-pressure systems
    • Boiler water limits and steam purity
    • pH scale
    • Treatment classifications
    • Boiler blowdown
    • Condensate corrosion
    • Condensate testing
    • Hydronic systems

    Hands-on Lab Exercises

    • Flame safeguard trainer sequence
    • Component identification
    • Jackshaft linkage adjustments
    • Solenoid valve troubleshooting
    • Wiring the panel
    • Troubleshooting faults
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    Training Program Pricing

    3-Day Hands-On Lab + Lecture: $1,795 / Participant

    This training program may be included with other training or as a stand-alone course. As such, training time depends on course length as determined by your outcome goals. Please call (800) 922-2820 or CONTACT NTT TRAINING to discuss your unique training needs.

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