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This unit of competency covers the operation of an advanced boiler that produces steam, may be fired by multiple heat sources and has one or more pre-heaters, super-heaters and economisers. Operation includes boiler startup, handover, monitoring, shutdown and storage. Also covered are inspection procedures as specified in manufacturer recommendations, identification of maintenance requirements and relevant risk control measures.
Application of the Unit
The boilers covered by this unit are defined in AS 2593:2004 Safety management and supervision systems and AS 3873:2001 Pressure equipment – Operation and maintenance and typically have a modulating combustion air supply and heat source.
This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements. Any alteration to the content or outcomes would not be acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.
This unit is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
Enrolment is for a nominal period of 12 months but this may be extended to allow sufficient on-the-job training. The duration of the Theory Course for this Unit of Competency is 5 days full time in a Class Room situation normally at an Employers workplace.