Oil Burner Technician

oil burner tech student

Eastern Maine Community College’s Oil Burner Technician course jumpstarts 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.


Upcoming Program Dates & Locations

Location Start Date End Date
EMCC Main Campus – Bangor, ME 8/17/21 12/24/21

Key Outcomes

Job title: Oil Burner Technician

Top employers in Maine: 

  • Dead River Company
  • Medix Group
  • Tyson Foods
  • ReVision Energy
  • Manpower Group
  • Superior Plus Propane

Starting salary range: $37,000 – $50,000


Application Requirements

18 years of age by the start of the course


Program Cost

Tuition: $2,175

Textbook(s): $225

Workbook: N/A

TOTAL PROGRAM COST: $2,400


Grant Funding Assistance

Scholarships – Eastern Maine Community College Foundation

Eastern Maine Development Corp. WIOA program – Contact Kim Donovan, KDonovan@emdc.org, 207.561.4043, for eligibility requirements

Competitive Skills Scholarship Program – Click here for more information about this program.

Maine Community Foundation – The Maine Community Foundation offers scholarships for non-traditional students. Click here for more information or contact Cherie Galyean, CGalyean@mainecf.org, 207.412.2017.

HOPE Program Navigator (for Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, and Northern Waldo counties) – Email Suzanne Graves-Hall, Suzanne.graveshall@maine.edu, 207.356.9154. Fax: 207.581.2532. Toll-free: 1.800.281.3703.