Apply for an Oil Burner Technician or Apprentice Certificate

Information on how to apply for an oil burner technician or apprentice certificate

Boiler & Pressure Vessel Program Licensing

Phone

For other Fire Safety Division Licensing call (978) 567-3375

The Details of Apply for an Oil Burner Technician or Apprentice Certificate

What you need for Apply for an Oil Burner Technician or Apprentice Certificate

The Oil Burner Technician Certificate allows the holder to service, install and repair oil burners that burn fuel oil, and any associated appurtenances. Qualified applicants must pass a written exam to demonstrate knowledge of oil burners and associated equipment, including knowledge of 527 CMR 1.00, knowledge of related safety devices, automatic, pneumatic and electronic controls, and a working knowledge of pipefitting and heating systems.

The Oil Burner Apprentice Certificate allows the holder to service, install and repair oil burners and associated appurtenances under the supervision of a properly licensed Oil Burner Technician. It is for anyone wishing to enter the oil burner trade.

Requirements:

  • 18 years of age minimum;
  • Pass written exam.  (There is no exam for the Oil Burner Apprentice Certificate)

Fees for Apply for an Oil Burner Technician or Apprentice Certificate

Name Fee Unit
OIl Burner Technican License $75 each
Renew an Oil Burner Technician License $50 each
Oil Burner Apprentice Certificate $40 each
Renew an Oil Burner Apprentice Certificate $20 each

How to apply Apply for an Oil Burner Technician or Apprentice Certificate

Submit completed application, fee and any required attachments to:

Boiler & Pressure Vessel Program
Department of Fire Services
P. O. Box 1025
Stow, MA 01775

Next steps for Apply for an Oil Burner Technician or Apprentice Certificate

  1. Applying for an Oil Burner Technican or Apprentice License

    Completed applications must include:

    • Fee
    • One (1) passport style color photograph measuring 2” by 2”;
    • MA residents do not have to send photographs if they permit DFS use of their RMV photograph on the application.
    • Proof of age (legible copy of current driver's license is acceptable)

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  2. Oil Burner Technician Exam

    There is no exam for the Oil Burner Apprentice License.

    In order to become a licensed Oil Burner Technician in Massachusetts you must pass the exam.

    Once the completed application has been received you will be registered for the next exam date. If the application is received after the deadline for the next exam, you will be registered for the following exam.

    Incomplete applications will be returned to you.

  3. Renewal of an Oil Burner Technican or Apprentice License

    These licenses are good for two years.

    60 days before the expiration of your license you will receive the application to renew by mail.(If you do not receive it, please contact our office as soon as possible to make sure we have your correct address.)  Please submit the completed application and fee 30 days before your license expires.

    There is no exam for renewal.

Contact for Apply for an Oil Burner Technician or Apprentice Certificate

Address
1 State Road, Stow, MA 01775
Phone

For other Fire Safety Division Licensing call (978) 567-3375

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