Course Information


Installation of Heating Boilers

Delivery: Online
Presentation Style: Documentary
Continuing Education Qualification: None
Approximate Time: 3 hours

Synopsis:   As part of a series of courses designed with installers of pressure equipment in mind, this training focuses on the installation of heating boilers. The course first discusses regulations, laws, and standards, then moves into specific requirements for heating boilers.

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Installation of Heating Boilers, is part of a series of  online courses designed with installers of pressure equipment in mind. The course first discusses regulations, laws, and standards, then moves into specific requirements for heating boilers.

At the beginning of the course students asked to print a "Checklist of Questions" related to the installation of pressure equipment which may then be used as a guide when in the field.

Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, students will be able to:  

  • Explain why regulation was needed, and how it became standardized.
  • Describe how nationally recognized codes and standards are used to create local jurisdictional laws and regulations.
  • Identify codes that are particularly relevant to installers of pressure-retaining items.
  • Identify organizations that have been key to the development of codes and standards.
  • Describe the general guidelines for installation of heating boilers found in NBIC Part 1.
  • Explain the specific rules for heating boiler installation.
  • Identify the specifications for safety valves and safety relief valves per NBIC Part 1 and ASME Section IV.
  • Explain the rules governing the installation of T&P safety valves and safety relief valves on heating boilers.

Reference Materials
Although not required, each student may find it helpful to have the following materials (currently mandated edition):

  • National Board Inspection Code, Part 1, Installation
  • ASME Section I, Rules for Construction of Power Boilers
  • ASME Section IV, Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers
  • ASME Section VIII, Div. 1, 2, and 3, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels
  • ASME B31.1, Power Piping
  • Calculator

Note: ASME Code and Standards may be ordered through the ASME website.

Criteria for Successful Completion
As a minimum, for a National Board Certificate of Completion to be issued, students must:

  • actively participate in all online course interactions
  • respond to all knowledge check questions