Boilers Operation & Maintenance

Code : M032
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Why Attend This Training Course?
Boiler operation is complicated, especially for modern boilers that are fully automatic. Safety, efficiency, and constant generation of steam or hot water depend on the smooth operation of the boiler. A maintenance program should be established based on the type of boiler, history, and the age of the boiler to increase efficiency, ensure safety, and prevent unscheduled shutdowns. This course has been designed to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge of boiler operation and maintenance, combustion control and feed water management. Problems in boiler operation methods of efficiency improvement, Best practices for preventive and corrective maintenance based on inspection according to codes & standards will be explained and discussed and problem solving and troubleshooting will be illustrated through several real world case studies. Maintenance and repair of the auxiliary mechanical equipment such as fans and pumps, will be also explained in detail. Overall, this program is designed to help maximize safety, dependability, and efficiency, thus extending boiler life, improving boiler efficiency, saving energy costs for the employer, and establishing a culture of safe work practices among the employees.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training methodology illustrates the concepts involved in the above areas through practical consideration of actual real-life problems, as well as explanation of concepts by experts in area using video projectors and computer aided case studies based on practical applications. Participants will solve their system problem, where the trainee’s try to apply the skills learnt with guidance from our specialized experts. ACAD will provide participants a comprehensive assessment on the problems solved using the skills acquired in the training course.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is designed for Plant Engineers and Qualified Technicians responsible for the operation and maintenance of steam boilers in different types of industries.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Get a full understanding and solid scientific background on the design, operation and maintenance of steam boilers
  • Collect information, considerations and recommendations on how to design, install and check steam systems
  • Ability to identify where energy waste exists

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Importance of Boiler Maintenance
  • General discussion on types of maintenance work applied to boilers
  • Boiler Descriptions
  • Type and construction
Important Parts
  • Preheated
  • Economizers
  • Combustion chambers
  • Superheats
  • Insulation
  • Auxiliaries
Strip Down
  • Isolation
  • Refractors
  • Burner
  • Piping
  • Combustion chamber
  • Economizer
  • Preheated
  • Superheated
  • Steam drums
  • Pumps
  • Burners
  • Draft fans
  • Instrumentation
  • Replacement of parts
  • Repairs of parts
  • Closing up
  • Commissioning and testing
Steam Distribution System
  • Steam traps: selection, checking and maintenance
  • Practical energy conservation in steam system
  • Steam condenses return system
  • Thermos compression system
  • Heat transfer and insulation, to reduce heat losses
  • Checking steam system operation
  • Application diagrams for efficient steam system
Course Details
Personal Details
ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

Course Location and Date

17 - 21 Jan 2021
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

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