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Spirax Sarco, the leader in products and services for steam systems, is excited to announce their latest training event: Basic Steam Boiler Operator Training. This five-day course is being held on April 7 – 11, 2014 at Spirax Sarco’s state-of-the-art training facility in Blythewood, South Carolina where participants will learn virtually all facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The training course is exclusively designed for Steam Plant Operations, Steam Plant Maintenance Personnel, and anyone associated with energy conversion.
Instructor Byron Nichols, will cover common boiler auxiliaries and operating techniques. Information will be included 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, variablefrequency drives (VFD’s), steam system optimization, reverse osmosis systems, low-NOx burners, and boiler start-up and shutdown procedures.
On Friday, April 11, 2014, the American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) Region 4 will provide Entry Level 3 class thru Chief Engineering Level testing for those who qualify. Those interested in this upcoming Basic Steam Boiler Operator Training class should register immediately as seating is limited.
The cost of the five-day course includes exam, licensing, and handbook.