Three Day Basic Oil Heat Class

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  • 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 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 Accommodations

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.

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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