The use of a boiler that has an output of more than 500 kW with —

(a) modulating combustion air supply; or

(b) modulating heat source; or

(c) superheaters; or

(d) economisers,

(e) simultaneous dual fuel firing


This unit specifies the outcomes required to operate an advanced boiler safely. This includes boiler start-up, handover, monitoring, shutdown and storage of a boiler.

This unit also covers the preparation for inspection procedures as specified in manufacturer recommendations, identification of maintenance requirements and relevant risk control measures.

This unit is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations, High Risk Work, and meets Commonwealth, state and territory high risk work licensing requirements. Any alteration to the unit content or outcomes would result in a unit that is not acceptable to WHS/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulators for the purpose of licensing.