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10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program


  • January 15, 2024 - March 22, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:30 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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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • February 26, 2024 - March 8, 2024
    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 12, 2024 - March 14, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:00 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


  • March 26, 2024 - March 28, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:00 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 28, 2024
    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


  • April 2, 2024 - April 4, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:00 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


  • April 8, 2024 - April 19, 2024
    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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Waste Oil Furnace Service and Maintenance


  • April 18, 2024
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course will provide information to safely service and troubleshoot Clean Energy Heating Systems (and similar brands) waste oil furnaces. Why this class is unique: There are many similarities between #2 heating oil systems and waste oil systems.  However, there are also significant differences.  This course will highlight the differences and train technicians to also (more…)

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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • April 29, 2024 - May 10, 2024
    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


  • June 4, 2024 - June 6, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:00 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


  • June 10, 2024 - June 21, 2024
    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 18, 2024
    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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10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program


  • July 8, 2024 - September 13, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:30 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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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • July 16, 2024 - July 18, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:00 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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Advanced Hydronics


  • August 7, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 23, 2019

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Advanced Hydronics


  • August 8, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 23, 2019

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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • September 9, 2024 - September 20, 2024
    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


  • September 17, 2024
    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


  • September 24, 2024 - September 26, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:00 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


  • September 30, 2024 - October 11, 2024
    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


  • October 9, 2024
    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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Advanced Hydronics


  • October 10, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 23, 2019

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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • October 15, 2024 - October 17, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:00 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 21, 2024 - November 1, 2024
    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


  • November 5, 2024 - November 7, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:00 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 11, 2024 - November 22, 2024
    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


  • November 20, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 23, 2019

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Advanced Hydronics


  • November 21, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 23, 2019

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NORA Bronze – Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program


  • December 2, 2024 - December 13, 2024
    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


  • December 11, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 23, 2019

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Advanced Hydronics


  • December 12, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 23, 2019

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Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class


  • December 17, 2024 - December 19, 2024
    8:00 am - 3:00 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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