Boiler operation accreditation scheme (BOAS)/operator and manager course

Category 2 (Cat 2) – conventional shell-type industrial steam boilers and coil-type steam generators.

A ‘hands-on’ opportunity to work with a functioning boiler in-situ, leading to the only formally recognised boiler operator qualification
– typically lasts four days.

Developed via a collaboration between the Combustion Engineering Association, The Carbon Trust, HSE and the insurance industry.

The course aids attendees in satisfying BG01 ‘Guidance on Safe Operation of Boilers’ recommendations, with operators advised to attain ‘Certified Industrial Boiler Operator’ status (Cert.IBO) and managers ‘Diploma in Boiler Plant Operation Management’ (Dip.BOM), respectively.
Our consultants tailor the course content and discussion to your site requirements with lots of best practice tips for maintaining a more efficient plant.

All successful candidates receive a free 1-year membership to the Combustion Engineering Association (CEA).


£1,380 + Vat P/P
The cost includes all fees from Byworth, Kiwa and the CEA.

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  • 1. Course Breakdown

    This comprehensive course covers general boiler operation and maintenance in depth, as well as boiler efficiency, environmental awareness and further legislation.

    Byworth’s status as a boiler manufacturer allows attendees to experience a fully operational steam boiler in a working environment – a unique advantage over any other UK training facility.

    They can also witness a boiler at every stage of its creation, from design to realisation, giving further invaluable insight into the processes involved in boiler construction.

    Live technology demonstrations and classroom based theory tuition further supplement delegate understanding of everything from basic system operation to health and safety.

  • 2. Assessment Method

    Formal examination under study conditions and independent assessment by representatives of GasTec. Upon successful graduation, candidates are eligible to add the designation ‘Certified Industrial Boiler Operative’ (Cert.IBO) or managers ‘Diploma in Boiler Plant Operation Management’ (Dip.BOM).

    Candidates must provide an evidence pack to demonstrate a minimum of 6 months experience working with steam boilers.

  • 3. Location

    Byworth Boilers Ltd, Parkwood Street, Keighley, BD21 4NW. To discuss BOAS training at your business premises or another alternative location, please get in touch.



I wanted to say how much I enjoyed the course, all the staff down there were all very friendly and helpful. I definitely picked the right company to do the course with.

- Andy Smith, Texon Non Woven Limited

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