Oil Burner Technician 3 Exam Prep – Online

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Oil Burner Technician 3 Challenge Register

This virtually delivered course is designed for individuals looking to become Licensed Oil Burner Technician 3’s (OBT3) and who are currently working in the industry for a Heating/HVAC company.  Upon successful completion of the course, individuals will have gained the knowledge to complete the theory portion of the Oil Burner Technician 3 challenge exam through the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) for certification.

What you will Learn

A comprehensive look at the oil heating industry will be covered and its regulations as follows:

  • Safety
  • Tools & Fasteners
  • Math for OBTs
  • Introduction to the Laws Governing the Oil Heat Industry
  • Fuel Oil Properties, Combustion Theory and Combustion Chambers Introduction to Efficiency
  • Piping and Tubing
  • Fuel Oil Storage and Delivery
  • Burners and Nozzles
  • Fundamentals of Oil Controls
  • Introduction to Oil-Fired Appliances
  • Draft and Combustion
  • Basic Electricity, Technical Manuals, Drawings, and Graphs Annual Maintenance

To successfully obtain your Oil Burner Technician 3 license with TSSA students will be required to:

  1. Complete this training program
  2. Obtain a minimum 75% mark on the TSSA written examination completed directly with TSSA
    1. Additional fees for written exam will apply from TSSA
  3. Obtain a minimum 75% on the practical evaluation assessment completed directly with TSSA
    1. Practical must be completed within 1 year of the written exam at a location you provide
    2. Any additional fees for practical will apply from TSSA


Currently working in the Heating/HVAC field.

Your Facilitator:

Brent Caren


November 15, 2022 – February 14, 2023 (no classes during the holiday break)

Live Instructor Lead: Tues & Thur 6:30-9:30 pm, plus self-paced work (13 weeks)

Exam & Practical – Student Books directly with TSSA


Online via Loyalist College portal


$1949.00+ HST per person.

Code and textbooks will be provided.

Last day to register for F22: October 21, 2022

** Please note: Textbooks will be ordered as of the last day of registration, thus $530 of your registration fee is non-refundable as of the last day of registration.

Contact: Email Shannon Banfield sbanfield@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2467 for questions.

Oil Burner Technician 3 Challenge Register

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