Boilermaking

Boilermaking is a four-level curriculum that meets the requirements of a boiler- maker apprenticeship program (4 years and 8,000 hours of on-the-job-training). If a trainee completes all four levels, he or she can be a journey-level Boilermaker, with specialized skills and opportunities for career advancement.

For this second edition, information has been added on towers, vessels, and furnaces; safety analysis and pre-job safety check lists; and up-to-date techniques for cutting and fitting gaskets, base metal preparation, and welding basics. Also new to the second edition are the Going Green features. These features highlight products, practices, and projects that are energy-efficient, sustainable, and Earth-friendly.

Curriculum

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Introduction to Boilermaking, Boilermaking Safety, Boilermaking Tools, Basic Materials, Oxyfuel Cutting, Cutting and Fitting Gaskets, Base Material Preparation and Welding Basics.

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Assessments

NCCER's assessments evaluate the knowledge of an individual in a specific craft area and provide a prescription for upgrade training when needed. All assessments are based upon the NCCER Curriculum and have been developed in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts from the industry and Prov™, NCCER's test development partner. Click assessment below to open its specifications:

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Subject Matter Experts

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.

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