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Facilities Operating Engineers Licensing Seminar Third Class


Minimum Age - 18
Education - High School Diploma, High School Equivalency Diploma or equivalent
Experience - 6 months of 3 credit hours of Boiler Training or Equivalent Power Engineering Training and/or completion of the GPiLearn Online Training prescribed courses
Examination - Written (Oral or Practical when necessary)
Maximum Boiler Size (unsupervised) LP - 150 BHP
Maximum Refrigeration or Air Conditioning (unsupervised) - 100 ton

Curriculum at the Minimum

  • Basic Mathematics
  • Low Pressure Boilers Types and Construction
  • Basic Boiler Fittings
  • Safety and Relief Valves
  • Basic Combustion Theory
  • Fuels and Burner Types
  • Steam and Hydronic Boilers
  • Thermal Fluid Heaters
  • Facility Valve Identification
  • Basic Operation and Care of Oil and Gas Burners
  • Boiler Safety and Operating Controls
  • Basic Boiler Operation
  • Dangerous Boiler Conditions
  • Facility Basic Steam Systems and Accessories
  • Basic Electrical Theory
  • General Industry Safety
  • Facility Basic Potable, Makeup and Cooling Water Systems
  • Facility Basic Preventive Maintenance
  • Facility Basic Heating and Cooling Systems