Classroom Class

BPVF1 Class Jul 15-Jul 17, 2024

Date: Monday, July 15, 2024 to Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Venue:   Virtual Classroom, United States  Get Directions
Tuition: $950.00
Seats Available: 6

Boiler and Pressure Vessel Fundamentals is a new training seminar for 2024.

During this three-day virtual class students are introduced to pressure equipment terminology and boiler and pressure vessel types. Students will be provided a fundamental understanding of different boiler systems, burners, controls, instrumentation, etc. Additionally, a basic review of the importance of the inspection of pressure equipment for safety is provided.

Ideal for individuals new to the boiler and pressure vessel industry, individuals working as an inspector trainee, operators looking for additional knowledge, pressure equipment insurance underwriters, and anyone interested in learning more about boilers and pressure equipment.

Although not a prerequisite, it is STONGLY SUGGESTED this training is completed prior to attending the Inservice Inspector Commission (IS) Course.

Students enrolling in an IS class will receive a coupon in the IS acknowledgement email to use for discounted tuition when enrolling in this seminar.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify boiler and pressure vessel types
  • Recognize boiler and pressure vessel terminology
  • Understand systems associated with boilers and burners, e.g., steam, feedwater, blowdown/blowoff
  • Undertstand combustion fundamentals, draft systems, and related fuel codes
  • Describe hydronic systems associated with hot-water heating boilers
  • Understand basic boiler water chemistry
  • Identify required boiler controls and instrumentation, e.g., gage glasses, pressure gages, low-water fuel cut-offs, etc.
Related Document:  Seminar Agenda

Seminar Reference Materials

Each student will be provided access to an electronic copy of Low Pressure Boilers, 5th Edition, for use during class.

Criteria for Completion

To receive a Certificate of Completion to be issued, students must:
  • be in attendance every day,
  • actively participate in classroom activities and discussions, and
  • complete homework assignments and quizzes.