p>An applied technology course designed to prepare learners to take necessary boiler-steam licensing exams and prepare them to function effectively as multi-skilled power or process plant engineers, boiler operators, stationary engineers, or heating plant operators. Learners study the operation and maintenance of boilers and auxiliaries and are required to operate, service, and maintain boiler and auxiliary equipment in a state-of-the-art cogeneration, heating-power plant laboratory. Field trips, power plant tours, and hands-on experiences on live power plant equipment systems are required to pass this course.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
This course is identified as a departmental course for which a learner can receive college credit for prior college-level learning and/or skills acquired outside the traditional classroom. Terms of the HFCC Credit for Prior College-Level Learning Policy may be met by review of the appropriate documentation, skill, certifications, and/or knowledge acquired by the learner and submitted for evaluation by the appropriate departmental faculty. As required, one or more of the following may be considered in the evaluation process: A. field experience B. licenses held C. completing course exams and/or D. performance sequences and/or E. competing a portfolio. F. assessment of private trade school or other extensive college level industry training and learning by a departmental faculty member