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4.7 (3 Reviews)

Boiler Operation, Maintenance & Safety

TPC Training, Online (+49 locations)
2 days
1,195 - 1,495 USD
2 days
1,195 - 1,495 USD
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Course description

Boiler Operation, Maintenance & Safety Classroom Training

In most facilities, the boiler is the device with the most potential for disaster making boiler operation training a key part of any facility's overall safety. Available in both virtual and in-person, instructor-led formats, this two-day Boiler Operation, Maintenance & Safety course provides students with the practices and procedures to eliminate that potential. It offers a great overview for maintenance technicians, multi-craft tradespeople, building managers, stationary engineers, or anyone seeking to improve their boiler maintenance and operation skills. The goal of this course is to ensure the student gains a comprehensive understanding of commercial, industrial and utility boiler systems. Boiler inspections, operating controls testing and general troubleshooting tips will all be discussed. Overall, this program is designed to help maximize safety, dependability, and efficiency, thus extending boiler life, improving boiler efficiency, saving energy costs for the employer, and establishing a culture of safe work practices among the employees.

Training content

Day One

Boiler Types and Configurations

  • Firetube Boilers
  • Watertube Boilers
  • Cast Iron Boilers
  • High Pressure Boilers
  • Low Pressure Boilers
  • Steam Boilers
  • Hydronic Boilers

Fundamentals of Combustion and Heat transfer

  • Theory of Combustion
  • Thermodynamics
  • Steam Tables

Burner Operation and Control

  • Gas Train
  • Oil Train
  • Standard Burner
  • High Turndown Burner
  • Burner Controls

Boiler Operation and Testing / Standard Operating Procedures

  • Start-Up and Shut-Down
  • Normal Operation
  • Boiler Blowdowns
  • Water Quality Analysis and Treatment
  • Valve Types
  • Safety Valves
  • Low Water Cutoff Controls

Boiler Room Safety

  • Boiler Accidents
  • Cause and Effect

Day Two

Cause and Effect Case Study

  • Safety Valves
  • Confined Spaces
  • Lockout/Tagout

Operation Standards

  • ASME Codes
  • NFPA Codes
  • NBIC Code

Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers

  • Water Level Control
  • Temperature Control
  • Pressure Control
  • Fuel Trains

Inspection and Maintenance of Commercial and Industrial Boilers

  • Fireside
  • Waterside
  • Burner
  • Auxiliary Equipment

Boiler and Burner Efficiency

  • Heat Exchanger Efficiency
  • Combustion Efficiency
  • Efficiency Tests
  • Condensate Return
  • Steam Traps


  • Burner
  • Controls
  • Additional

Course delivery details

Boiler operation training can be effectively taught in a Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) setting. Live virtual training offers an audiovisual classroom experience over the internet with 100% interaction from the instructor, from the comfort of your own workplace or home. To take advantage of virtual boiler operation training, all you need is an internet connection, a computer or mobile device, a microphone, and a webcam. You can join the live session from anywhere.

VILT can be combined with simulation training, where you practice essential skills in an immersive virtual environment. Simulation-based boiler operation training provides hands-on experience with vital processes and safety procedures, further improving learning retention.


This seminar is $1,195 for both days.

Certification / Credits

Learning Objectives:

  • Boiler Types and Configurations
  • Fundamentals of Combustion and Heat transfer
  • Burner Operation and Control
  • Boiler Operation and Testing/Standard Operating Procedures
  • Boiler Room Safety
  • Cause and Effect Case Study
  • Operation Standards
  • Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers
  • Inspection and Maintenance of Commercial and Industrial Boilers
  • Boiler and Burner Efficiency
  • Troubleshooting

Continuing studies

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a certification of completion.


Average rating 4.7

Based on 3 reviews.
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13 Oct 2023
Virtual Class Review

Very detailed oriented instructor. A lot of useful knowledge and instructions for follow up after the course.

13 Oct 2023
Virtual Class Review

Mr. Gary Xavier is very well informed on the topic and provides real life experiences to relate the information to.

Mark Smith
16 Jul 2016
A more confident workforce

The instructor was very informative in the class. Thanks to him and TPC Trainco we all feel a little more at ease knowing more about boilers than before.

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TPC is a leader in industrial training and workforce management solutions. Our offerings include a best-in-class learning management system (LMS), instructor-led training courses (virtual or in-person), over 1000 digital course hours, simulation-based training, cloud-based workforce management solutions, consulting services, and safety training.

Our instructors lead over 2000 class sessions annually in select U.S. cities, virtually, and at customers' facilities. Gain, refresh, and advance essential maintenance skills quickly and apply them in the workplace immediately after returning to work.   TPC helps companies train...

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