The Oil Burner Mechanic TQ Special is designed to provide theory and practice in the installation, service, adjustment and repair of high pressure, low pressure, and vaporizing oil burners and in the installation, service and repair of associated oil storage tank installations and piping systems. Students will also be taught to troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, airflow, and chimney or combustion malfunctions using testing equipment.
The Oil Burner Mechanic (TQ) Special Program is designed for individuals with previous experience in a related trade and provides the technical training required for these individuals to challenge the TQ Exam. It also makes provision for persons not challenging the TQ Exam to obtain knowledge about oil burner systems.
This program outline is based on Heating Technician Curriculum from New Brunswick, and the 2006 Occupational Analysis for Oil Burner Mechanic.