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Licence to operate a standard boiler
Licence to Operate a Standard Boiler is the training accreditation and licence required to operate a standard boiler.
WorkSafe Connect has been delivering leading high risk licenced focused programs for over 15 years and is one of Queensland’s leading suppliers of onsite high risk work licences. We have specifically designed this course to be delivered onsite and we work with our clients to align with their operations, procedures and equipment to create the most effective and efficient training experience.
Our 5-day training is designed to ensure that students have the skills and knowledge required to operate a standard boiler that uses a single fuel source and does not have a pre-heaters, superheater or economiser attached.
The program is made up of the following nationally accredited unit of competency:
Nev made everything relaxed and easy. Explained everything in a simple to understand manner.
–Steven H, Worksite
Practical assessment was very informative and easy to understand. Step by step procedure of performing the pre start-up, monitoring and shutdown is easy to learn and remember. Tasks and checks were easy to execute with the clear instructions from the competent trainer. Having increased my confidence in operating the boiler, this will help me perform my job safely and effectively.
–Lester P, Worksite
WorkSafe Connect’s Standard Boiler course includes boiler start up, handover, monitoring, shut down and storage. Also covered are preparation for inspection procedures as specified in manufacturer recommendations, identification of maintenance requirements and relevant risk control measures.
The standard boilers covered by this course would typically include boilers with fixed and modulating combustion controls, fixed and modulated air supply, and a single heat source. Operation may include a battery of boilers and boilers that have a single thermal or solar heat source. Boilers meeting the definition of ‘advanced boiler’ are excluded.
During the Standard Boiler course students will cover the following topics:
Training will be conducted by one of our experienced high risk trainer assessors who have industry currency, strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.
Practical and theoretical activities drive the training experience to ensure that the training is engaging, interesting and relevant.
WorkSafe Connect has specifically designed this course to be delivered onsite and we work with our clients to align with their operations, procedures and equipment to create the most effective and efficient training experience.
If you would like to discuss delivery options in more detail, then please get in contact with us.
To be eligible to apply for the High-Risk Licence, students will need to complete a Theory Assessment and a Practical Assessment.
Students must also provide three items of original identity evidence. A copy of each must be retained by WorkSafe Connect, excepting a financial institution debit/credit card (where a record is kept that the original was sighted but card numbers are not retained on file).
Most students bring their drivers licence, Medicare card and a credit / debit card with them on the day which satisfies the identity requirements.
To complete the course, students must successfully complete all assessments which are aligned with the national unit of competency.
All assessments are completed during the course – no assessment activities need to be completed prior to or post the training course.
Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit of competency:
Students will also be provided with an electronic 'Candidate Assessment Summary' (CAS) to apply for the High-Risk Licence through Work Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ).
Please note there is an additional fee charged by WHSQ to apply for the licence.