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30-Hour Low Pressure Boiler Course
Updated On: Mar 27, 2019

30-Hour Low Pressure Boiler Course

Description:  Generally speaking, jobs that require higher levels of education, licenses and skill pay higher wages, which places added emphasis on the individual's proficiency, diversity of skill and grade of licensure.  This class provides practical information on the operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of low pressure boilers and will include information on Minnesota boilers laws that will help you to upgrade all low pressure classifications/licenses.

Minnesota Boiler Statutes and Boiler Rules

Minnesota Licensing

Boiler Operation Principles

Boiler Fittings

Feedwater System

Steam System

Fuel System

Draft System

Boiler Water Treatment

Boiler Operation Procedure

Hot Water Heating Systems

Boiler Operation Safety

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:    Gary Sycks has 35 years of Operating Engineer Experience and has held boiler advisory board positions.  License and certificates include Chief A Boiler’s license,

Power Limited Electricians license, Universal CFC Certification, is a Master Instructor with the International Union Operating Engineers, experienced in teaching Boiler Operation,

Hazmat, Indoor Air Quality, OSHA General Industry, Respiratory Protection, Disaster Site safety instructor .  


Dates/ Times:  This class will be held five (5) Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the following dates:  November 3rd, 10th, 17th, / December 1st and 8th, 2018.

 Location:  Classes will be held at the Local 70 office, located at: 2722 County Road D East in White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110 (one block North of Hwy 694).

 Cost:  Tuition for the class is $310.00 for International Union of Operating Engineers members and $410.00 for non-members. (Cost of educational materials included in price of tuition)

 How to Register:  To register for the class, please fill out the registration form (which can be found on the website) and mail along with payment to the Local 70 office.  You will not be registered for the class until payment and form is received.  When reg­istering - In order to provide this training, Local 70 MUST receive payment (Check or Money Order Only) from each student or their employer prior to October 26, 2018Cancellations will not be accepted after October 26, 2018.   Receipt for payment will be mailed. Please call Betty at 651-289-2972 with any questions you may have regarding registration or payment.

Tuition Reimbursement:   Check with your employer for possible tuition reimbursement.

Questions for the State Boiler Inspector can be answered online at 0r by calling (651)-284- 5544



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