TOPICS:
Fuel Oils and Fuel Properties, BioFuels (FAME-B and Renewable-R)

Fuel Units; Beckett, Danfoss, Riello, Suntec & Webster
Nozzles; Proper Function & Use & Selection
Oil Filters; Correct Sizing  & Use

Fuel Storage Systems; Fuel Tanks, Storage Tanks and Supply Tanks
Oil Lines; Proper Sizing & Construction, Installation & Replacement
Combustion Theory; Understanding Draft, Smoke, Chemistry and Temperature
Fundamentals of Electricity
Using Test Instruments; Multimeters, Clamp Meters and Testers
“Hands-on” Wiring & Controls Equipment

"Hands-On" Oil Lab Training Equipment
Ignition Systems; Conventional & Electronic
Primary Controls, Thermal and Optical

Motors; Split-Phase,  ECM & PSC 
System Controls; Air, Steam & Hot Water
Troubleshooting Oil Burner Components

Proper Electrical Component Testing & Replacement

Troubleshooting Electrical Controls & Wiring
Basic Oilburner Troubleshooting

Advanced Oilburner Troubleshooting
Live-fires and Combustion Testing
MA Oilburner Code (NFPA31); Compliance & Conformance

BASIC OILHEAT SCHOOL

Book & Tool List is valued at over $950.00 and includes:

Oilheat Technician's Manual (NORA-OTM)
Firedragon Notebook and Binder
Backpack with Firedragon Academy Logo
Firedragon - Fuel Systems Handbook
Suntec Pump Manual
Webster Pump Manual

Field Controls Contractor Manual

Firedragon - WIRING & Fuel Burning Equipment

  • Volume 1 - Fundamentals
  • Volume 2 - Meters & Testers
  • Volume 3 - Steam & Warm Air plus Motors
  • Volume 4 - Oilburner Primary Controls
  • Volume 5 - Hot Water Systems

Firedragon Heating System Controls Manual

Allanson Transformer Manual

​Beckett Electrode/Head Gauges

  • T501
  • Z2000

Beckett OEM Guide
Beckett "Total Catalog" Flashdrive

Beckett AquaSmart Wiring Guide 

Carlin Residential Burner Manual 
Carlin OEM Guide
Carlin Electrode Gauges

  • CRD Gauge
  • EZ Gauge 

Victor 81B Multimeter with Case

Multimeter Testing Adapters include:

  • DC Flame Adapter
  • J1 & J2 Jumper Sets
  • L36 Adapter Cable
  • C2 Couplers

Wayne Burner Manuals
Wayne Electrode/Head Gauges

  • HS Gauge
  • MSR Gauge

Riello Oil Handbook - Basic Edition
​Riello OEM Guide

TACO Controls Wiring Guide

6n1 Screwdriver
Massachusetts Oil Code Binder

  • NFPA31-2011
  • Massachusetts Oil Code Amendments Manual
  • Massachusetts Oilburner License Prep Book

An entry to mid-level course designed for plumbers, HVAC technicians, oil drivers and others looking for more knowledge on residential oilburners. Includes hands-on troubleshooting of the most basic to difficult of oilburner service calls. A no-nonsense course on oilburner servicing and the only 80 hour Accelerated Oilheat Course in Massachusetts.
The course focuses on oilburners, pumps, ignition systems and combustion problems on all types of burners and how to diagnose and correct the problems. In depth training on Beckett, Carlin, Riello and Wayne.
​The program prepares you to take the State Exam leading to a MA Certificate of Competency (MA Oilburner License). 
​State Exam is only given by MA Department of Fire Services.
NOTE: We no longer test for NORA Certification.

Class tuition includes daily lunch and refreshments.