Fireman Boiler Operator (Power Engineering)

Overview

Fireman Boiler Operator Course

Learn the basic principles of design, operation, and maintenance of heating equipment used in buildings of moderate to large size. This course helps prepare you to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK) exam. Although there are no prerequisites, previous experience in maintenance, maintenance of heating systems (boilers), or plumbing would be an asset.

Career Opportunities

Gain employment in a variety of smaller industrial settings, heating plants, or building maintenance. These may include power plants, hospitals, schools, mines, breweries, fertilizer plants or chemical plants, based on the Fireman’s certification regulation.

Topics include:

  • Low pressure heat boilers
  • Fuel and firing
  • Equipment
  • Automatic controls
  • Pumps
  • Piping
  • Fittings
  • Valves
  • Steam and hot water heating
  • Ventilation
  • Basic electricity
  • Cooling systems
  • Boiler & Pressure Vessel Act

Tuition & Schedule

Tuition & Schedule

Tuition: $695
Books: $400 plus GST
Dates: January 6 – 10, 2020
Time: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Trades and Technology Centre, Yorkton, SK

Exam Date: January 14, 2020 at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Trades and Technology Centre, Yorkton, SK
Exam Cost: $180

Future Study Options

Future Study Options

Parkland College offers several more options in this field that may enhance your employability. These certificates and/or diplomas can add to your existing credentials and prepare you for the world of work. Qualified graduates may be able to apply some academic credits towards further study. For more information please use the links below:

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Notice of cancellation must be received 3 business days prior to the course.

Students are considered registered when:

  • Payment is received OR
  • Sponsorship by employer or funding agency is confirmed.

Contacts

Program Information

Jenny Evanik

Clerical Support, Trades & Technology Centre

Toll Free
1.866.783.6766

j.evanik@parklandcollege.sk.ca