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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • December 6, 2022 - December 8, 2022
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class includes all the primary fundamentals of oil heat training for technicians in a three-day training program. Technicians who have experience servicing HVAC equipment, but have limited background working on oil equipment, are ideal candidates for this class. This training also serves as a great resource for oil heat technicians who completed the NORA (more…)

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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • January 10, 2023 - January 12, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class includes all the primary fundamentals of oil heat training for technicians in a three-day training program. Technicians who have experience servicing HVAC equipment, but have limited background working on oil equipment, are ideal candidates for this class. This training also serves as a great resource for oil heat technicians who completed the NORA (more…)

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10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program


  • January 16, 2023 - March 24, 2023
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center (PPATEC) is excited to announce a new workforce development initiative called the 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. This gateway program was created to recruit and train new individuals into our industry. PPA and PPATEC members who hire entry level field technicians will now have the option of (more…)

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Oil Heating Fundamentals of Installation, Servicing & Troubleshooting


  • January 23, 2023 - February 10, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PPATEC is now offering an extended version of our popular NORA Bronze Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program. This new entry-level 120-hour oil heat training will be included as a part of our 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. PPA and PPATEC members have the option of enrolling technicians into the best possible oil heat (more…)

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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • February 20, 2023 - March 3, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

After 10 days of concentrated fundamental classroom theory, coupled with practical laboratory work, including hands-on experience on a variety of live-fire equipment, you will acquire a solid foundation of knowledge. This training, along with field experience, will help build careers as installation and service technicians that will become an asset to you and your customers. (more…)

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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • March 14, 2023 - March 16, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class includes all the primary fundamentals of oil heat training for technicians in a three-day training program. Technicians who have experience servicing HVAC equipment, but have limited background working on oil equipment, are ideal candidates for this class. This training also serves as a great resource for oil heat technicians who completed the NORA (more…)

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Creating a Problem Free Boiler Installation


  • March 29, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course will cover choosing the proper boiler, determine flow and pipe sizing, choosing a circulator, review heating systems such as Series Loop, 1 Pipe, 2 Pipe, MonoFlo, boiler components and application, boiler venting and combustion air methods, cast iron to high efficiency boiler retrofits, general troubleshooting of HE boiler components.         (more…)

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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • April 10, 2023 - April 21, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

After 10 days of concentrated fundamental classroom theory, coupled with practical laboratory work, including hands-on experience on a variety of live-fire equipment, you will acquire a solid foundation of knowledge. This training, along with field experience, will help build careers as installation and service technicians that will become an asset to you and your customers. (more…)

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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • May 1, 2023 - May 12, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

After 10 days of concentrated fundamental classroom theory, coupled with practical laboratory work, including hands-on experience on a variety of live-fire equipment, you will acquire a solid foundation of knowledge. This training, along with field experience, will help build careers as installation and service technicians that will become an asset to you and your customers. (more…)

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Creating a Problem Free Boiler Installation


  • June 20, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course will cover choosing the proper boiler, determine flow and pipe sizing, choosing a circulator, review heating systems such as Series Loop, 1 Pipe, 2 Pipe, MonoFlo, boiler components and application, boiler venting and combustion air methods, cast iron to high efficiency boiler retrofits, general troubleshooting of HE boiler components.         (more…)

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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • June 21, 2023 - June 23, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class includes all the primary fundamentals of oil heat training for technicians in a three-day training program. Technicians who have experience servicing HVAC equipment, but have limited background working on oil equipment, are ideal candidates for this class. This training also serves as a great resource for oil heat technicians who completed the NORA (more…)

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10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program


  • July 10, 2023 - September 15, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center (PPATEC) is excited to announce a new workforce development initiative called the 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. This gateway program was created to recruit and train new individuals into our industry. PPA and PPATEC members who hire entry level field technicians will now have the option of (more…)

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Oil Heating Fundamentals of Installation, Servicing & Troubleshooting


  • July 31, 2023 - August 18, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PPATEC is now offering an extended version of our popular NORA Bronze Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program. This new entry-level 120-hour oil heat training will be included as a part of our 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. PPA and PPATEC members have the option of enrolling technicians into the best possible oil heat (more…)

Read More...

Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • September 6, 2023 - September 8, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class includes all the primary fundamentals of oil heat training for technicians in a three-day training program. Technicians who have experience servicing HVAC equipment, but have limited background working on oil equipment, are ideal candidates for this class. This training also serves as a great resource for oil heat technicians who completed the NORA (more…)

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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • September 13, 2023 - September 15, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class includes all the primary fundamentals of oil heat training for technicians in a three-day training program. Technicians who have experience servicing HVAC equipment, but have limited background working on oil equipment, are ideal candidates for this class. This training also serves as a great resource for oil heat technicians who completed the NORA (more…)

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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • September 19, 2023 - September 21, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class includes all the primary fundamentals of oil heat training for technicians in a three-day training program. Technicians who have experience servicing HVAC equipment, but have limited background working on oil equipment, are ideal candidates for this class. This training also serves as a great resource for oil heat technicians who completed the NORA (more…)

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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • October 2, 2023 - October 13, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

After 10 days of concentrated fundamental classroom theory, coupled with practical laboratory work, including hands-on experience on a variety of live-fire equipment, you will acquire a solid foundation of knowledge. This training, along with field experience, will help build careers as installation and service technicians that will become an asset to you and your customers. (more…)

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Advanced Hydronics


  • October 3, 2023
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

April 23, 2019

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Advanced Hydronics


  • October 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 23, 2019

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Creating a Problem Free Boiler Installation


  • October 10, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course will cover choosing the proper boiler, determine flow and pipe sizing, choosing a circulator, review heating systems such as Series Loop, 1 Pipe, 2 Pipe, MonoFlo, boiler components and application, boiler venting and combustion air methods, cast iron to high efficiency boiler retrofits, general troubleshooting of HE boiler components.         (more…)

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Creating a Problem Free Boiler Installation


  • October 12, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course will cover choosing the proper boiler, determine flow and pipe sizing, choosing a circulator, review heating systems such as Series Loop, 1 Pipe, 2 Pipe, MonoFlo, boiler components and application, boiler venting and combustion air methods, cast iron to high efficiency boiler retrofits, general troubleshooting of HE boiler components.         (more…)

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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • October 16, 2023 - October 27, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

After 10 days of concentrated fundamental classroom theory, coupled with practical laboratory work, including hands-on experience on a variety of live-fire equipment, you will acquire a solid foundation of knowledge. This training, along with field experience, will help build careers as installation and service technicians that will become an asset to you and your customers. (more…)

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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • October 31, 2023 - November 2, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class includes all the primary fundamentals of oil heat training for technicians in a three-day training program. Technicians who have experience servicing HVAC equipment, but have limited background working on oil equipment, are ideal candidates for this class. This training also serves as a great resource for oil heat technicians who completed the NORA (more…)

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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • November 6, 2023 - November 17, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

After 10 days of concentrated fundamental classroom theory, coupled with practical laboratory work, including hands-on experience on a variety of live-fire equipment, you will acquire a solid foundation of knowledge. This training, along with field experience, will help build careers as installation and service technicians that will become an asset to you and your customers. (more…)

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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • December 5, 2023 - December 7, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This class includes all the primary fundamentals of oil heat training for technicians in a three-day training program. Technicians who have experience servicing HVAC equipment, but have limited background working on oil equipment, are ideal candidates for this class. This training also serves as a great resource for oil heat technicians who completed the NORA (more…)

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