Oil Burner Technician 3 Challenge Exam Prep – Online

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This virtual (self-paced & live instructor lead) course is designed for individuals looking to become Licensed Oil Burner Technician 3’s (OBT3) and currently working in the Heating/HVAC industry.  Upon completing this course, individuals will have gained the knowledge to challenge the theoretical portion of the Oil Burner Technician 3 challenge exam through the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA).

What you will Learn

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

  • Safety & Tools
  • Oil Industry Laws
  • Electricity
  • Technical Skills
  • Fuel Oil Properties
  • Controls
  • Oil Lines
  • Oil Tanks
  • Water Heaters & Furnaces
  • Burners
  • Chimneys, Draft and Combustion Efficiency
  • Annual Maintenance

To successfully obtain your Oil Burner Technician 3 license with TSSA, students must:

  1. Book your TSSA OBT3 Exam Challenge written exam directly with TSSA (applicable fees apply) and successfully obtain 75% or higher.
  2. TSSA will book your OBT3 Practical evaluation (applicable fees apply) and successfully obtain 75% or higher.  The Practical must be completed within 1 year of the written exam at a location provided by the learner, appliances and equipment as specified by TSSA.

** TSSA exam and evaluation fees are not included in this course**


Currently working in the Heating/HVAC field.

Your Facilitator

Brent Caren


Live Instructor Sessions (13 weeks):

  • September 12, 2023 – October 19, 2023 (Tues & Thurs, 6:30-9:30 pm)
  • November 7 – December 14, 2023 (Tues & Thurs, 6:30-9:30 pm)
  • December 16, 2023 (Saturday 9-4 pm)

Self-paced Work includes:

  • Reading course manual
  • Complete the assigned/unit test
  • Take class notes from live sessions

Exam & Practical – Student Books directly with TSSA


$1949.00+ HST per person (Code & textbooks included)

** Once the textbook ships, the cost of books and a $20 admin fee are non-refundable***


Email Colleen Ringham cringham@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2497 for question

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