Spirax Sarco, a provider of products and services for steam systems, will host its Basic Steam Boiler Operator Training June 8 – 12, 2015, at its training facility in Blythewood, South Carolina. This five-day course is designed to teach participants virtually all facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting, says the company.  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, variable-frequency drives (VFDs), steam system optimization, reverse-osmosis systems, low-NOx burners, and boiler start-up and shutdown procedures.

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On Friday, June 12, 2015, the American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) Region 4 will provide Entry Level 3 class through 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.  Participants can register for and learn more about this training class at www.spiraxsarco.com/us.

The cost of the five-day course includes exam, licensing, and handbook.