Oil Burner Technician

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Oil Burner Technician Course Details

Eastern Maine Community College’s Oil Burner Technician Course jump starts your career in the heating industry.  The course is for students with limited knowledge or experience in the heating industry. Students learn the basics of installing, cleaning and servicing oil burners and oil burning equipment. This 160 hour course qualifies you to take the State of Maine Journeyman Oil Burner Technician License  Examination*.

Course Requirements

Students are required to have trade specific tools.

  • Tool Box or Bag
  • Safety Glasses
  • Long Nose Pliers
  • Flaring Kit
  • Flash Light
  • Torpedo Level
  • Measuring Tape
  • Wire Stripping Pliers
  • Insulated Linesman’s  Pliers
  • Pipe Wrench 10 or 12 Inch
  • Set of Metric and Standard Allen Wrenches
  • Tubing Cutter 1/8 to 1 ¼  Inch
  • Clamp on Amp/Volt/Ohm Meter
  • Combination Wrenches ¼ to ¾ Inch
  • Combination Wrenches Metric
  • Nut Drivers ¼ to ½ Inch
  • Set of Regular and Phillips Screwdrivers
  • Pump Pressure Test Kit
  • Sheet Metal Snips
  • Adjustable Wrenches 8, 10 and 12 Inch
  • Electrode Bending Tool
  • Utility Knife
  • Oil Pump Coupling Cutter


Course Costs

Course costs include tuition, fees, books and lunch on Saturdays.


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Oil Burner Technician Tuition Assistance

Do you need help paying for this course?  We partner with the following organization to help students find funding and achieve their employment goals.


*Exam and exam fees are not included in the Oil Burner Technician Course.
With six months of licensed on-the-job training you are eligible to apply for the State of Maine Journeyman Oil Burner Technician License.

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