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Training

Basic Steam Boiler Operator Training

Course details

  • Course code: STMBTC
  • Course duration: 5 days (8:30am-4:30pm)
  • Course fee: $2,500

Who is it for?

This course is for Steam Plant Operations, Steam Plant Maintenance Personnel, Steam Plant Supervisors/Managers, Facility Operations/Maintenance Personnel, and anyone associated with energy conversion.

What is it about?

Basic Steam Boiler Operation, is a 5-day course providing information on virtually all facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Common boiler auxiliaries and operating techniques are covered in detail. Safety and efficiency of operation are stressed. Information is included on mondern boiler water treatment techniques, construction and repair methods, waste heat recovery, controls, fuels, and draft. The training manual includes the latest information on instrumentation and PLC controls systems, variable-frequency drives (VFD's), steam system optimization, reverse osmosis systems, low-NOx burners, and boiler start-up and shut-down procedures. 

On Friday, the last day of the course, the American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) Region 4 will provide Entry Level 3rd class through Chief Engineering Level testing for those who qualify. 

Topics covered include: 

Boiler Theory Principles
Boiler Construction and Design
Steam System Controls
Water Supply Systems and Controls
Water Treatment Systems and Controls
Fuel Systems and Controls
Draft and Flue Gas Systems and Controls
Instrumentation and Control Systems
Boiler Operation and Maintenance
Boiler System Optimization

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Upcoming courses

Start Date Duration Location Availability
10/07/2019 5 days Blythewood, SC

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