IQ Technology NZ Limited offers this NZQA workplace competence based course. We train this New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Operations (boiler operation)(Level 3) , under an arrangement with Primary ITO. The students are enrolled with and assessed by Primary ITO, and their results are reported to NZQA by the ITO.

This course is run in six months and has a total of 53 credits and 8 unit standards. The New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Operations (Boiler Operation)Level 3 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 New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Operations (Boiler Operation)Level 3 course is a package of NZQA unit standards encompassing:

Code Title Level Credit  
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