- August 21, 2023 - August 25, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gas Heating Fundamentals of Installation & Servicing Training
This robust 5-day class will provide a foundation of theory, practical application, and safe principles for working with natural gas and propane heating equipment. Students will progressively develop their knowledge and skills in servicing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and installing natural gas and propane heating equipment, both residential and light commercial.
This course will cover topics of: Gas line piping – sizing and installing, Equipment Installations – boilers, hydronic piping, and components, wiring (high and low voltage), Combustion Analysis and Theory, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and will also cover how to properly perform an oil to gas conversion.
This intensive program is comprised of hands-on training in our state-of-the-art lab, and classroom lecture and discussion. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, the registrant will have a firm working knowledge and skills in servicing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and installing natural gas and propane heating equipment, both residential and light commercial.
This full week (5 days) of training will cover:
• Introduction to Gas Burners and Equipment
• Properly Performing an Oil to Gas Conversion
• Gas Piping, Gas Regulators, and Gas Valves
• Gas Orifice’s, Diffusers, and Combustion Chambers
• Draft and Venting
• Ignition Systems
• Primary Controls, Modules, and Limited Controls
• Hands-On Troubleshooting in Lab
Registration fees include:
Manuals, OEM Spec Guides, and misc. handouts
Our Instructors Include:
Alan Mercurio, PPA’s Lead Technical Trainer, and Guest Instructors; Curtis Martin – R.W. Beckett, Bruce Graham – Carlin Combustion Technology, Steve Wieland & Jason Mangos – NTI Boilers, and John Monaghan – Velocity Boiler Works.
PPATEC is pleased to partner with local hotels that are in close proximity to our primary training venues. Our hotel partners offer student discounted rates on overnight accommodations. Please see the link below to visit our hotel partners page.