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Basic Boiler Technology

Price is per online user. 

This Basic Boiler online course is designed to meet the training needs of low-medium pressure boiler installations and serve as an invaluable resource for those plants who wish to train staff, but do not necessarily want to achieve full operator certification. It is nevertheless an appropriate resource for those studying towards the UK BOAS qualifications or, for those requiring refresher training.

A companion, standalone assessment module containing a bank of randomised, scored questions may be used for formal competency assessment and to provide evidence of training.

See below for further information.

Sold By: I.Q. Technology Ltd


Course Content

On completion of this Basic Boiler Technology online course, you will have a thorough understanding of the principles of operation of all the commonly used types of industrial boilers employed industry-wide to produce steam and hot-water including:

  • Firetube boilers (wetback, dryback, vertical and horizontal);
  • Watertube boilers;
  • Coil boilers;
  • Condensing boilers.

In addition, you will understand the roles of boiler ancillary equipment and systems including:

  • The feedwater system;
  • Fuel systems (gas/oil and solid fuels);
  • The steam distribution system;
  • Economisers and superheaters.

Course Duration

The course will take approximately 4 hours to complete.


In the course module there is a bank of questions with a variety of question types providing dynamic feedback for incorrect or partially correct answers. The practice assessment is not scored or monitored. Formal competency assessment may be performed using the companion, standalone assessment module. You are required to achieve a score of 75% to pass. On completion of the assessment your score is reported to the LMS and if passed, your certificate will be available to you for printing.

Compatible with all commonly used Java enabled browsers including MS Edge, Chrome, Opera, Safari, IPad and Android. Minimum horizontal screen resolution of 600 pixels required, 1024 x 768 or higher preferred.


For between 5 and 9 users there is a 10% discount per user and for 10 or more users there is a 20% discount. Please contact us on 0844 854 9218 for discounts for higher volumes.

For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Discounts are calculated during the checkout process.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]


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