Steam Boiler Operation Fundamentals City & Guilds Accredited

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Course Details

  • Course Code: D6s
  • Course Duration: 2 Days
  • *Course Fee: £875 (+VAT)
  • City and Guilds Accredited

who is it for?

Anyone responsible for the day to day running of steam boilers - large and small and those involved in the planning or upgrading of boiler. It is also relevant for those needing an overview of how a boiler works or as a pre-cursor to the BOAS course.

What is it about

This course provides an understanding of the wet side of the boiler and outline trends in the management and control of boiler plant in order to achieve high levels of efficiency and safety with smooth operation.

Our Trainers, Mike Maslanka and Tom Suwart talk you through what you can expect from the Steam Boiler Operation Fundamentals Training Course

I would definitely recommend this course, it was excellent. It was informative and well put across - the trainer had great energy. I felt very involved and enjoyed learning from Tom who was a great teacher. Looking forward to coming back for my BOAS!
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Course Objectives

  • By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • Identify major types of boilers
  • Understand the boiler fittings and their use
  • Know the types of daily/weekly tests recommended
  • Understand elements of feedwater treatment, deaeration and storage
  • Understand boiler water level control and alarms
  • Understand blowdown controls, vessels and pits
  • Appreciate the benefits of heat recovery systems and energy management
  • Understand the requirements of efficient best practice including BG01 (‘Guidance on Safe Operation of Steam Boilers’)
  • Understand how boilers produce steam and how this can affect other areas of the steam plant.





The course starts 9:00am on the first day and finishes at 4:00pm on the second day.

Upcoming Courses

Start Date Duration Location Register
29/05/2024 2 Days
10/06/2024 2 Days
24/06/2024 2 Days
05/08/2024 2 Days
07/08/2024 2 Days
28/08/2024 2 Days
29/10/2024 2 Days
16/12/2024 2 Days

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Spirax Sarco, UK Steam Technology Centre, Charlton House, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 8ER