Bronze Certification

The Bronze Certification is a program for those who have minimal field experience as an Oilheat technician. The Bronze Level certification will give individuals recognition and further incentive to train.

The program is designed to teach individuals the fundamental skills of Oilheat. This class is the first step towards a career as an Oilheat Service Technician.

Classroom hours will be spent reviewing the critical elements of a heating system. Topics will include: nozzle combustion, basic electricity, drafting & venting, and ignition systems. The Lab hours will be used to reinforce the lessons learned in the classroom.

Criteria to Earn Bronze Certification

  1. Minimum of 80-hours classroom & lab instruction at a NORA Certified School
  2. Earn 78% or higher on the exam.

In order to upgrade from Bronze to Silver Certification, technicians must complete 20 hours of continuing education (CEUs) and work in the field for three years. Once the CEUs and field work are completed, the certification will be upgraded from Bronze to Silver for a five year period.