How a Boiler Safety Awareness Course Can Help Your Career

At TFM, we offer one-day courses that deliver additional knowledge of the safe operations of heating plants and the emergency procedures to be followed by non-operating personnel.

Whether you are an individual looking to further set yourself apart from the competition for hire, or are seeking further safety training for employees, our Boiler Safety Awareness Course meets the criteria for the Boiler Basic Safety Awareness Certificate exam administered by the BC Safety Authority – getting you one step closer to where you want to be, or helping you arrive there!

Why Our Boiler Safety Awareness Course Can Help Your Employees

The Boiler Basic Safety Awareness course helps individuals understand boiler and heating plant operations, and explains the requirements of the BC Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulations.

Because it is only an 8-hour course it will not take away a lot of time from any given employees work day, but it will help them become better prepared to respond to emergencies at the workplace. And with safety being the #1 priority for most plants – this course will get you one step closer to the sought out safe workplace record.

What is involved in the Boiler Safety Awareness Course?

This course is implemented in a casual atmosphere, displaying visual aids such as photos and videos, helping those with little or no experience understand the basics of building heating systems, plant theory, operation and plant safety.

The course provides students with information on how to spearhead potential boiler and pressure vessel concerns, offering ideas and solutions, and includes safety procedures that should be followed in case of emergency or irregularities in a boiler plant operation.

What the Boiler Safety Awareness Course Day Looks Like…

  • Legislation and boiler industry history
  • Canadian Standards Association Code B51 – General discussion on the requirements of the Code
  • Types of boilers and processes
  • Description of typical steam and hot water heating systems
  • System start-up and shut-down
  • Emergency shut-down of boiler equipment
  • Signs and operating procedures
  • Safety relief piping and valves
  • Computer monitoring and controls
  • Duties and responsibilities of a Basic Safety Awareness Certificated person
  • Safe practices and safety equipment in a boiler plant
  • Fire protection equipment and classes of fires
  • Reports and record keeping, Log books and how to use them
  • Reporting of accidents or incidents in a plant

For more information about our Boiler Safety Awareness Course, please contact us or click to request a quote. We look forward to helping you in your career of choice!

Understanding Opportunities as a Trained Power Engineer

TFM is proud to be a Canadian-wide training institution for individuals looking to start their career or enhance it as a Trainer Power Engineer. Within this field of training there are many opportunities – whether looking for Power Engineer Training as a starting point, or looking to further your career within Power Engineer Consulting – we are a full-service Power Engineer Training center in Canada, and can help you take your career to the next level.

Roles of a Trained Power Engineer

As a Trained Power Engineer, you will plan, organize, implement, manage and evaluate assigned operations, including daily production, product quality, environmental management, as well as safety and/or maintenance.

You will have the opportunity to help with the development of work safety, provide technical solutions, as well as evaluate, test and recommend process improvement, enhancing leadership skills both within training and on the job.

Although there are different classes of Power Engineers, a 5th Class Power Engineer maintains, operates and manages both industrial and commercial plants that use boiler and refrigeration equipment, and require 5th Class Power Engineer certification in order to do so.

TFM Consultants offer courses and training that will help you achieve your goals in this thriving area of employment, providing you with the knowledge and skills that allow you to write the interprovincial exams to become a certified power engineer.

Our Power Engineer Course Includes…

  • Legislation and Boiler Industry History
  • Canadian Standards Association Code – B51
  • Basic Mathematics (Geometry)
  • Basic Sciences (Mechanics)
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electricity
  • Boiler Construction & Design
  • Boiler Fittings & Controls
  • Water Treatment
  • Fuel & Combustion
  • Boiler Operation
  • Pumps & Pump Maintenance
  • Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Compressors
  • Building & Plant Safety
  • Fire Protection
  • Log Books

If you need additional information about becoming a Power Engineer, please don’t hesitate to contact us. or 778-873-1050. We look forward to aiding in your career of choice!