Oil Burner Mechanic - Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification
Apprenticeship is a long-standing part of the training and education system in New Brunswick. It is a structured training program that requires the committed participation of three partners: the apprentice, the employer and the government represented by Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification.
This apprenticeship training program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to become qualified as a Oil Burner Mechanic.
The Oil Burner Mechanic occupation is regulated as a compulsory occupation.
To register as an apprentice, you must have successfully completed and possess a Grade 12 diploma or an Adult High School diploma or a GED or a Diploma of Apprenticeship in another occupation, and be employed in the occupation with an employer who is willing to enter into an apprenticeship agreement with you.
In this program, you will receive a combination of on the job training and related classroom training, designed to produce fully qualified persons of journeyperson status in the Oil Burner Mechanic occupation. Under the direction of an employer and qualified instructors, you will become fully familiar with the materials, tools, principles and skills required in the Oil Burner Mechanic occupation.
During your training, specific tasks will include:
- the installing, servicing and repairing of oil burners with firing rates up to and including four hundred thousand BTU's or three gallons per hour, used for heating purposes;
- the installing, servicing and repairing of control devices and associated electrical wiring used in connection with the oil burner; and
- the installing, servicing and maintaining of associated equipment;
This training program requires a minimum of 7200 hours of employment and training.
A New Brunswick Diploma of Apprenticeship and a Certificate of Qualification will be awarded upon successful completion of 7200 hours of on the job and technical training and the final examination. In most instances, an Interprovincial Red Seal will be affixed to these documents.
A person who has gained the equivalent of 7200 hours of practical experience in the Oil Burner Mechanic occupation may apply to challenge the certification examination. Successful candidates will receive a New Brunswick Certificate of Qualification. In most instances, an Interprovincial Red Seal will be affixed to the document.
Persons successfully completing this training program may be employed with a variety of employers engaged in the installation, service, or sale of heating equipment such as heating contractors or fuel distributors. They may also become self-employed.
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Interprovincial Standards Examination||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification Examination||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification based on "out-of-province journeyperson status"||150.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Certification Documents||15.00||2012-07-31|
|Tuition Fees - Technical Training weekly rate||60.00||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification Challenger Assessment Fee||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Prior Learning Assessment||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Apprenticeship Registration Fee||25.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Photo Identification Card||20.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Progress Record Book||25.00||2012-07-31|
|Assessment of Foreign Credentials||100.00||2012-07-31|