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Oil Well Boiler Operator

Oil Well Boiler Operator

Oil Well Boiler Operator

The Oil Well Boiler Operator certificate allows you to operate an oil well plant that:

  • Operates on a portable oil rig or drilling site
  • Does not exceed 100 m2 of boiler capacity

To obtain this certificate, you will need to meet certain eligibility requirements. You will also need to pass a certification exam and an evaluation.

General eligibility

In order to apply for your Oil Well Boiler Operator certificate, you must have one of the following:

  • At least six months experience in the operation of an oil well plant
  • Completed an approved course  (qualifying time not required)

Refer to Safety Regulation for more information.

Apply for an evaluation

You can apply for an evaluation by following these steps:

  1. Submit a completed application for evaluation, along with clear copies of any prerequisites. You can submit the completed application as a PDF via our contact form.
  2. Pay a fee.

Apply for an exam

To take this exam, you must:

  1. Complete and submit an application to take the exam.
  2. Pay a fee.

Technical Safety BC will contact you to book your exam once your application has been approved.

About this exam

This exam is 3.5 hours long, and you must achieve a minimum grade of 65% to pass.