A course focusing on basic steam boiler operator training is offered on March 20-24 at Spirax Sarco’s training facility in Blythewood, S.C. Participants will learn about steam boiler operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. The five-day training is designed for steam plant operations, steam plant maintenance personnel, steam plant supervisors and managers, facility operations and maintenance personnel, and anyone associated with energy conversion.

Instructor Byron Nichols will cover common boiler auxiliaries and operating techniques. Safety and efficiency of operation will be stressed. Instruction also will include boiler water treatment practices, construction and repair methods, waste heat recovery, controls, fuels, and draft.

On Friday, March 24, the American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) Region 4 will provide Entry Level 3 class through chief engineering level testing for those who qualify.

Spirax Sarco has produced a series of videos on what to expect when attending one of its steam training courses. Click here to register for the March course.