Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class

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  • May 24, 2022 - May 26, 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 Bronze Two Week Basic Oil Heat Program in the past, but could use a refresher training.

Three Day Basic Oil Heat will cover:

  • • Introduction to Oil Burners
  • • Oil Tanks, Piping, Fuel Units, and Oil Valves
  • • Nozzles and Combustion Chambers
  • • Draft and Venting
  • • Combustion
  • • Ignition Systems
  • • Motors
  • • Primary Controls and Limited Controls
  • • Hands-On Troubleshooting in Lab

Registration fees include:
Lunch is provided each day

Our Instructor:

Alan Mercurio, PPA’s Lead Technical Trainer, has over 30 years of industry experience in various roles including service technician, equipment sales, and service manager. Alan is an industry author, consultant, educator, and proctor. He holds certificates as a Master Technician in the State of Pennsylvania, Silver certificate from the PPA, is NORA Gold Certified, and is EPA Certified by the VGI Training center as a type I and type II Air Conditioning Technician. He is the past president and founder of the Susquehanna Valley Chapter of OESP (Formerly NAOHSM), is on OESP’S Education committee, and is a liaison to NORA.

Hotel Discount Options

Receive discounted rates at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East for a special rate of $83/night. Book online or make your reservation by contacting them at (717) 939-1600 and request the PA Petroleum Association room block.

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Receive discounted rates at the TownePlace Suites by Marriott for $119/night. Book your room online with code S6627.

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Receive discounted rates at the Red Lion Hotel for $77/night. Book your room online or call (717) 939-7841 and request the PA Petroleum Association room block.

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Venue Phone: (717) 939-1781

Venue Website:

PPA Training Center, 911B South Eisenhower Boulevard, Middletown, Pennsylvania, 17057, United States


911B South Eisenhower Blvd
Middletown, PA  17057