Spirax Sarco will be holding its latest training event, Basic Steam Boiler Operator Training, on September 11-15, 2017 at its training facility in Blythewood, South Carolina. Participants will learn virtually all facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The exclusively designed training course is for Steam Plant Operations, Steam Plant Maintenance Personnel, Steam Plant Supervisors/Managers, Facility Operations/Maintenance Personnel and anyone associated with energy conversion.
Instructor Byron Nichols will cover in detail common boiler auxiliaries and operating techniques. Safety and efficiency of operation are stressed. Instruction on modern boiler water treatment practices, 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 shutdown procedures.
On Friday, September 15, 2017, the American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) Region 4 will provide Entry Level 3 class thru Chief Engineering Level testing for those who qualify.
The cost of the five-day course includes exam, licensing and handbook.