Pine Technical and Community College

About Continuing Education...

Pine Technical & Community College's Continuing Education department serves as the major regional provider of skill-based, short-term courses.

  • Courses are conveniently offered during the day, evening and on weekends.
  • Courses are open-enrollment and cater to a foreseen need such as new technology.
  • Many courses are designed to meet an occupational licensing or legal requirement.
  • Since class sizes are smaller, students receive more individual attention and learn more.
  • Courses are shorter in duration than college credit classes and are delivered to meet the needs of the participant.
MN All Licenses Boiler Operator Exam Prep Course
#: TECZ1637   ID: 013023   Section: 01-013023  
Description:
The 2-day seminar is designed with one purpose in mind-to help you pass your boiler operator exam. Whether you are taking a Minnesota Special Engineer or the Chief "A" licensing exam, this seminar will cover what you need. The state exam is given through the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. To register for the exam itself, please go to the MN Department of Labor and Industry website: http://www.doli.state.mn.us/CCLD/Boiler.asap,

Training Outcomes/Program Agenda: The State will test you on (and the exam prep class covers) the following subjects: Thermodynamics, Boiler & System Types, Safety Devices, Instrumentation & Controls, Steam Systems, Feedwater Systems, Combustion Theory & Systems, Water Treatment Chemistry, Plant Operations, Plant Maintenance. Code Issues (MN, ASME, NBIC) and Numbers & Calculations.

Day 1
 
  • Boiler Types & Construction
  • Thermodynamics I  
  • Thermodynamics II 
  • Combustion
  • Piping, Pipe Fittings, Etc.
  • Steam, Condensate I
  • Steam, Condensate II
  • Hot Water Heating                          

Day 2
  • Instrumentation & Controls
  • Boiler Operations I  
  • Boiler Operations II 
  • Boiler Operations III 
  • Water Treatment  
  • Maintenance I
  • Maintenance II 
  •  Boiler Operations – State Regulations / Code
  •  Review / Q&A  
This class will help you pass your boiler exam. Some study materials will be provided free of charge, but you should plan to take notes during class. Other study materials can be purchased via the website.

Unfortunately, this two day class is not enough time to prepare you for your exam while teaching all the fundamentals of boiler operations at the same time so you should look at the class as an exam prep only. The exam preparation seminar will cover the information needed to pass your exam. However, if you would like additional study materials, we recommend the following books and/or workbooks:
  For Special Licenses: Sage Boiler Operations Fundamentals Low Pressure (LP)
  Boilers LP Boilers Study Guide LP Boilers Answer Key
    For 2nd C.1st C & Chief C: LP Boilers (Steingress)
    LP Boilers Study Guide LP Boilers Answer Key
  For 2nd B, 1st B & Chief B: High Pressure Boilers (Steingress)
    For 2nd A, 1st A & Chief A: High Pressure Boilers (Steingress) Stationary Engineering
    (Steingress)

Special Note: The state must receive your application 15-20 days prior to your testing date. Download an application following the link: http://www.doli.state.mn.us/CCLD/Boiler.asp. The address to send the application is located in the upper left hand corner of the application. It is the student's responsibility to get this boiler license application in to the state. Please note you may also complete the DOLI online exam application form to speed up the application approval process. This website also provides information on the rules and regulations of the boiler industry in Minnesota.
For more information contact: Dawn Sandberg, dawn.sandberg@pine.edu or 320-629-5184.
Bring to Class:
Bring to class: Proof of current licenses, paper and pen. The course is located in the Pine Innovation Center on the corner of Hillside & Main Street in Pine City; directly across the street from Spire Credit Union. 

Special Note: The state must receive your application 15-20 days prior to your testing date. Download an application following the link: http://www.doli.state.mn.us/CCLD/Boiler.asp. The address to send the application is located in the upper left hand corner of the application. It is the student's responsibility to get this boiler license application in to the state. Please note you may also complete the DOLI online exam application form to speed up the application approval process. This website also provides information on the rules and regulations of the boiler industry in Minnesota.

Course Cancelation Policy: For students requesting a cancelation, a full refund will be granted 5 working days before the start of a class. No refund will be made after that date. 
Day(s):
M, Tu 
Time:
8:00 AM
Sessions:
2
Contact Hours:
16
Cost:
$275.00
Instructor:
CECT Instructor PTCC
Registration Cutoff Date:
1/26/2023
Dates & Times:
1/30/2023   8:00AM - 4:30PM
1/31/2023   8:00AM - 4:30PM