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Steam Boiler Water Treatment Training

This online Steam Boiler Water Treatment training course explores why it is essential to treat water within steam systems. It explores Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance and best practice to highlight the consequences of poor water treatment control and a failure to follow water treatment principles.

About Steam Boiler Water Treatment Training

This online Boiler Water Treatment BG04 Awareness training course is useful for all workers responsible for the operation and management of boiler water treatments, as well as steam system controls.

Its purpose is to help workers identify the need for water treatment in steam systems and the best practice for undertaking this type of treatment.

Why Is Boiler Water Treatment BG04 Awareness Training Important?

There has been a significant increase in unmanned boilers, mainly due to improvements in the reliability of electronic control systems. According to a study, improper maintenance causes one in five boiler breakdowns each year, in the UK.

The HSE provides the basic guidance on the risks and regulatory requirements for the operation of steam boilers.

It sets out the general principles of boiler safety for people such as owners, managers and supervisors, who do not have access to industry knowledge.

Why Choose Boiler Water Treatment BG04 Awareness Training?

  • Study any time & in bite-size sessions
  • Less costly than a classroom training
  • Excellent trainee support
  • Provides awareness of operations and management of boiler water treatments
  • Highlights the importance of daily water treatment monitoring

What’s Included in the Near Miss Training Course?

  • Comprehensive yet concise explanation
  • Certificate on completion
  • Simple login & user access
  • The latest industry best practice

Delivery Method

Online / E-learning

Course Duration

1 Hour

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the steam system
  • Gain awareness of pre-water & internal water treatment
  • Understand the importance of water treatment testing & management
  • Understand how to implement practical case studies
  • Identify the steam water treatment HSE guidelines & best practice

Course Content

This online Steam Boiler Water Treatment training course comprises the following sections:

Module 1 – Your Steam System
Module 2 – Why Do We Need Water Treatment in Our Steam System
Module 3 – Water Pre-treatment
Module 4 – Internal Water treatment
Module 5 – Condensate Water & Treatment
Module 6 – The Importance of Water Treatment Testing & Management
Module 7 – Practical Case Studies
Module 8 – Steam Water Treatment HSE Guidance & Best Practice


At the end of the online Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) approved Steam Boiler Water Treatment course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice
  • A score of 80% is required to pass the test.


The downloadable printable certificate is approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and will be issued instantly on course completion.

The Boiler Water Treatment BG04 Awareness certificate includes the trainee’s name, company name, course name, date of completion, expiry date and the name of the approval body.

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