Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

City of Pittsburgh Approved Courses for Stationary Engineer License Renewal

The Center for Professional Development offers a robust selection of continuing education courses required for your yearly Stationary Engineer license renewal. All courses are eight hours in length, utilizing curriculum preapproved by the City of Pittsburgh. Upon completion, all Stationary Engineers and Boiler Firemen in attendance will be issued a certificate of completion with 0.80 Continuing Education Units. A record of your attendance will be reported to the City of Pittsburgh to ensure proper renewal of your Stationary Engineer license.

Please be sure to bring a copy of your current Stationary Engineer license or number with you on the day of class.

We're going green! Invitations and notices of upcoming training schedules will be sent via email. To subscribe, just send your email address to bhannon@ccac.edu or call 412.788.7357.


Fall 2014 Course Schedule-Coming Soon

Translogic Tube System
Tube systems, used in hospitals, banks and large office towers and plants are often blocked or stuck and vendor repair can be very expensive. This course will introduce Stationary Engineers, mainly in the hospital environment, to identify common tube system components, potential choke points, common issues that can be addressed quickly in-house, and basic troubleshooting of components.

West Hills Center
Friday, 10/4/13

N13FA-XHB-351-5101
8:00AM – 4:30PM

$159
Course Completed

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
This course is a condensed introduction in understanding the basic symbols and instructions used in PLC coding. Topics discussed will include XIC, XIO, ONS, basic ladder logic and relay instructions. This course provides a basic foundation to use programmable logic controllers.

West Hills Center
Friday, 11/15/13

N13FA-XAI-656-5101
8:00AM – 4:30PM

$159
 Course Completed

Electrical Troubleshooting
This course covers the use of schematic diagrams, determining sequence of operation, and the use of building diagrams and single-line diagrams. It includes troubleshooting procedures for control circuits and combination starters and explains troubleshooting practices on DC and AC motors, identifying unmarked leads on three-phase delta and Y-connected motors, and troubleshooting lighting systems.

West Hills Center
Thursday, 12/5/13

N13FA-XHA-002-5101
8:00AM – 4:30PM

$159
Course Completed

Welding and Brazing
This course introduces learners to basic welding and brazing skills. The focus of the class is on general purpose welding and brazing. Topics will include cutting and making common repairs, but not significant structural welds. 

West Hills Center
Friday, 12/20/13

N13FA-XBA-399-5101
8:00AM – 4:30PM

$159
Course Completed


Spring 2014 Course Schedule

Energy Losses and Conservation
This course will cover the physical laws of heat transfer and how they apply to building heat loss. The effects of sun, wind, and shade and how energy consumption in buildings is effected are discussed. The insulating characteristics of various building materials for roofing, windows and flooring will be covered. Additional topics will include energy sources and the historical use of various fuels and renewable energy sources.

West Hills Center
Thursday, 1/30/14

N14SP-XHB-027-5101
8:00AM – 4:30PM

$169
Course Completed

Lubrication
This course is an introduction to lubricants found and utilized by stationary engineers in the maintenance of physical plant assets.

West Hills Center
Thursday, 2/13/14

N14SP-XHB-022-5101
8:00AM – 4:30PM

$169
Course Completed

Motor Alignment and Power Transmission
This course will cover a variety of commonly used mechanical drives, couplings and gears including spur gears, helical gears and worm gears. Alignment of motors and the maintenance of gear drives are discussed and illustrated.

West Hills Center
Thursday, 2/27/14

N14SP-XGH-008-5101
8:00AM – 4:30PM

$169
Course Completed

Translogic Tube System
Tube systems, used in hospitals, banks and large office towers and plants are often blocked or stuck and vendor repair can be very expensive. This course will introduce Stationary Engineers, mainly in the hospital environment, to identify common tube system components, potential choke points, common issues that can be addressed quickly in-house, and basic troubleshooting of components.

West Hills Center
Friday, 3/14/14

N14SP-XHB-351-5101

8:00AM – 4:30PM

$169
Course Completed

 Refund Policy
Students who wish to withdraw from a class must do so by the end of the last business day before the class starts.  No refund of tuition, non-credit registration fees or materials fees shall be granted unless such materials are returned unused.