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This course is designed to provide students with the education and skills necessary to acquire a State of Maine Journeyman 1 & 2 Oils - Up to 15 GPH license and become NORA Certified. The classroom curriculum includes lectures and open discussion about combustion theory, oil tank installation, oil burner component identification, basic electricity, oil burner controls and testing, service procedures and customer service. Students will receive hands on experience on live fire units. The labs will include basic tool use and safety, electrical safety, mechanical troubleshooting, annual tune ups, electrical testing and troubleshooting of oil burner controls and devices. Students can anticipate 110+- hours of lecture/discussion and 90+- hours of lab activities.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: •Identify different types of oil heating equipment.•Identify the components of an oil heating system.•Apply knowledge of adopted code standards to an existing or new oil heating installation.•Competently assist in the installation of an oil fired heating system.•Apply knowledge of control components to heating system operation.•Describe the sequence of operation in heating control systems.•Maintain/Tune-up various types of oil heating systems.•Employ safety procedures used in the handling of materials used to install and service heating equipment.•Record data of heating system operation and function.•Communicate effectively with customers and co-workers regarding oil heating topics.
Please call and register for this course at KVCC at 207-453-5858 or by clicking on the link below.