IQ Technology Limited offers this NZQA workplace competence based course. This course is run in six months and has a total of 53 credits. The level 3 National Certificate- Boiler Operation qualification is applicable to all industry sectors employing steam or hot-water boilers and ensures legislative compliance in most plants for attended, limited-attendance and unattended operation.
A mandatory requirement is that a prospective candidate has to have a work that has do with boiler operation on sites with steam or hot water boilers. As a workplace competency based course, it is imperative for a candidate to be exposed to a real-world operating boiler. To achieve the formal NZQA certification, a candidate will undergo competence assessment on the premise of an operating steam boiler.
The objective of this training is to provide you with the knowledge to;
- Start, bring online, control and shutdown a boiler plant
- Monitor and control boiler operations in an energy and chemical plant
- Maintain personal safety and work with boiler house safety systems and legislative requirements in an energy and chemical plant.
The course is a package of NZQA unit standards encompassing:
|21452||Monitor routine energy and chemical plant operations||3||5||Download|
|21461||Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of steam generation and of combustion theory relating to boiler operation||3||5||Download|
|21462||Demonstrate knowledge of the basic equipment and systems used for steam generation in a boiler operation||3||8||Download|
|21463||Perform boiler plant operations||4||15||Download|
|21468||Demonstrate knowledge of energy and chemical plant pollutants and their control measures||3||5||Download|
|21469||Identify, use, and monitor safety equipment in an energy and chemical plant||3||5||Download|
|28168||Use boiler house chemicals in an energy and chemical plant||3||5||Download|
|3046||Operate energy and chemical plant fire safety equipment||3||5||Download|
Legislative compliance; -
- Health and Safety Work Act 2015,
- Resource Management Act 1991 and
- the Boiler Code of Practice