Boiler and steam awareness training

Our boiler and steam awareness training provides knowledge on the fundamentals of steam and steam systems. Taught to the highest standards, it helps candidates learn the basic principles of steam systems, including an overview of how they function, the parts and components that comprise the systems and how to identify and control hazards. These basic principles are essential knowledge for anyone who wants to work within the sector.

The training experience is made up of individual modules, each covering a different topic. Upon completion of all modules, you will have gained significant knowledge on steam awareness and achieved an in-depth understanding of how it applies to your workplace. The objectives of the course are to ensure that participants understand these basics, can identify hazards and know how to operate steam systems according to Health and Safety guidelines. It will also provide opportunities for participants to practice their new skills with a range of interactive exercises.

Topics taught on the course include:

  • The properties of steam and how it is generated
  • Steam systems and their components
  • The use of steam in industrial processes
  • How to recognize hazards associated with steam and take steps to control these risks.

The course is designed to extend steam knowledge and no previous experience is required.

The benefits of the course


Motivated and trained staff


Understand how to safely and effectively operate steam systems


Examine and repair any steam system issues


Provides necessary certification for Boiler Operations Accreditation Scheme (BOAS) training

Who is boiler and steam awareness training for?

This course is designed for operators and managers responsible for the upkeep of boiler equipment and steam systems. It is important that anyone working on or with steam systems understands how they function, how to recognize hazards and risks associated with these systems and what steps can be taken to control them.

The course equips participants with the skills they need to move on to higher levels of training, such as the Boiler Operations Accreditation Scheme (BOAS), or to further their careers in the boiler and steam industry.

What will participants learn?

The course will educate participants on a variety of aspects relating to steam systems. They will learn about the basic principles of different types of steam systems, including an overview of the operational mechanisms. On the first day of the course, participants will be trained on INDG436 and BG01. Additionally, participants will be made aware of potential hazards associated with steam systems and what can be done to mitigate these risks.

How will the course be assessed?

The course will be assessed with a formal exam at the end of the course.

Why choose Dunphy?

We’re the leading provider of combustion equipment in the UK and have over 50 years’ worth of experience in the industry. This means there’s no better choice for your boiler house repairs. Get in touch with a member of our expert team to learn more.


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