Boiler Operation Accreditation Scheme (Category 2 – Conventional Shell and Tube Industrial Steam Boilers) for Operators


The Boiler Operation Accreditation Scheme (BOAS) is a nationally-recognised qualification for boiler operators and boiler house managers; the Combustion Engineering Association (CEA) has designed this course with the Health and Safety Executive, the insurance industry and boiler manufacturers, with support from the Carbon Trust. BK Labtech is one of the few UK official BOAS Training Providers.

This course is suitable for experienced boiler operators. It is recommended that they have attend pre-assessment training such as the BKL:BOM-BC course. Candidates must have a minimum of 6 months experience, or 100 hours of proven practical experience. Upon passing the BOAS exams and verbal assessment, candidates will receive CEA certification for 5 years, as a Certified Industrial Boiler Operator.


5 days

9.30am  – 4.30pm

Additional study required on days 1 to 3 (recommended 2 hours per day)

Pre-requisite application necessary


New Candidates | £1,820 + VAT per person
Renewing Candidates | £1,195 + VAT per person

N.B. Prices include all external assessor costs and CEA fees.


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  • Heat and Heat Transfer Concepts
  • Combustion and Draught
  • Feed Water
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Safety and Legal Requirements
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Environment
  • Boilers and Auxiliaries
  • Operation
  • Fuel Concepts

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