Course Description

Learn about the physics of water; heat transfer; boiler types; construction classification and parts; boiler accessories; operation of boilers; feedwater treatment; safety features of controls, pumps, valves, and burners; fire safety devices and sprinkler systems; stream traps; basic refrigeration; and commercial air conditioning units. The successful completion of this DLLR-approved course will qualify the student to take the PSI examination to obtain a Fourth Grade stationary engineers license. This license permits the holder to take charge of any boiler plant from 30 to 99 horsepower in any building. Next, after two years, an applicant may apply to take the examination to obtain a Third Grade license. This license permits the holder to take charge of boilers from one to 299 horsepower. Text required. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
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Section Title
Boiler Plant Operator
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Mar 09, 2024 to May 18, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Day (before 5:00 p.m.)  
Course Fee(s)
Course Cost non-credit $548.00
Service charge(s)
  • Vorden Ferguson
Section Notes
Course cost: Tuition: $199 / Fee: $349
Class located at HCPS Facilities in Hickory
No class MAR 30
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