Boiler Operator

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Program Information

  • Location: Oak Creek Campus
  • Pathway: Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation
  • Program Code: N/A
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: Certificate
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Boiler Operator Certificate

Description

Use your mechanical aptitude and prepare for employment as a boiler operator, facilities maintenance mechanic or power engineer through this certificate's coursework.

At the workplace, job responsibilities typically include regulating equipment; ensuring that equipment operates safely and economically; and monitoring meters, gauges and computerized controls.

You can apply your credits toward completing the Power Engineering and Boiler Operator technical diploma program.


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Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1) POWENG-330 Low-Pressure Boilers 1
(1) POWENG-331 High-Pressure Boilers 2
(1) POWENG-332 Boiler Operation 1
TOTAL CREDITS 4

( ) Semester order for full-time students.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

All credits must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Upon completion of the certificate's requirements, the student's transcript is notated with the credential earned.

Some certificates can be earned while completing associate degrees and/or technical diplomas that are eligible for financial aid. Certificate programs alone are not eligible for financial aid; consult an MATC advisor for information.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

To see course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online:
Students already enrolled in an MATC program can visit Self Service Student Planning.
All others can access this information through INFOnline.

2020-2021 Program Card

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Important Dates

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Career Outlook

This certificate prepares you to enter the field in an entry-level capacity.

POSSIBLE CAREERS

Building Engineer
Facilities Maintenance Mechanic
Power Plant Operator
Power Plant Mechanic
Heat Plant Operator

Scholarships

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QUESTIONS?

Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation Academic & Career Pathway
414-297-8901, mctpathway@matc.edu

Downtown Milwaukee Campus, T Building, Room T200
Mequon Campus, Room A108-110
Oak Creek Campus, Room A121
West Allis Campus, Room 103

Last updated: 08/28/2020