Minnesota Training Schedules

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Coming Soon: Twin Cities - Level I - May 2017

Twin cities - Level I - May 2017

Level I Training Series

Building Operator Certification (BOC) training includes nearly 74 hours of classroom and project work (7.4 CEUs) in building systems operation and maintenance. Each course in the series is completed in a one day training session, except BOC 1001 Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems, which is a two day course. To graduate from the series, participants must pass a test at the end of each training day and complete five assigned projects. Unless otherwise noted, training begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends by 4:00 p.m. Early registration is encouraged.

All graduates of this series will earn a Training Certificate of Completion. As of January 1, 2017, BOC is aligned with ISO 17024 and requires graduates to pass a third-party administered exam to earn the Certified Building Operator credentialClick Here to learn about the difference between the Training Certificate of Completion and the Certified Building Operator.

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Class Dates:

TBD

Location:

TBD - Twin Cities Area

Tuition Information:

Tuition: $1,695. The registration fee of $1,695. covers all class materials, books, continental breakfast, lunch, and a certificate upon completion of the training series.

Customers of Xcel Energy, Rochester Public Utilities, Owatonna Utilities, and Austin Utilities may be eligible for a tuition rebate upon successful completion of all course requirements. Please contact your utility representative with questions.

Are you a veteran? If so, you qualify for a $200 tuition discount. Email Haley Keegan at hkeegan@mwalliance.org for more information.

Click here to view a detailed description of each course

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors

       

 

Cancellation Policy and Refund Information

No refunds will be provided for registrations canceled less than three business days before the start of the first course in a training series. However, employers may substitute a different employee if the original registrant is unable to participate in the training series. 

If a training participant is unable to attend a course in a training series for which he or she is registered, he or she may make up that course at no additional cost or penalty by attending it when it is offered during a different training series.

Duluth Area, MN - Level I - March 2017

duluth area, MN - Level I - March 2017

Level I Training Series

Building Operator Certification (BOC) training includes nearly 74 hours of classroom and project work (7.4 CEUs) in building systems operation and maintenance. Each course in the series is completed in a one day training session, except BOC 1001 Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems, which is a two day course. To graduate from the series, participants must pass a test at the end of each training day and complete five assigned projects. Unless otherwise noted, training begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends by 4:00 p.m. Early registration is encouraged.

All graduates of this series will earn a Training Certificate of Completion. As of January 1, 2017, BOC is aligned with ISO 17024 and requires graduates to pass a third-party administered exam to earn the Certification. Click Here to learn about the difference between the Training Certificate of Completion and the Certified Building Operator.

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Class Dates:

Wed-Thurs, March 22-23, 2017BOC 1001 - Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems
Thursday, April 20, 2017BOC 1002 - Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance
Thursday, May 18, 2017BOC 1003 - Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
Thursday, June 22, 2017BOC 1004 - HVAC Controls Fundamentals
Thursday, July 20, 2017BOC 1005 - Indoor Environmental Quality
Thursday, August 17, 2017BOC 1006 - Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement
Thursday, September 21, 2017BOC 1010 - Energy Efficient Ventilation Strategies and High Performance Heating and Cooling Equipment

Location:

 
Black Woods Grill & Bar 
Event Center
195 HWY 2
Proctor, Minnesota 55810
 
Tuition Information:
 
Tuition: $1,300. The registration fee of $1,300. covers all class materials, books, continental breakfast, lunch, and a certificate upon completion of the training series.
 
Through partnership with Minnesota Power customers may be eligible for a tuition rebate upon successful completion of all course requirements. 
 
Are you a veteran? If so, you qualify for a $200 tuition discount. Email Haley Keegan at hkeegan@mwalliance.org(link sends e-mail)for more information
 

Click here to view a detailed description of each course

Click here to view the series flyerC(link is external)

Thank you to our sponsors

 

 

Cancellation Policy and Refund Information

No refunds will be provided for registrations canceled less than three business days before the start of the first course in a training series. However, employers may substitute another employee if the original registrant is unable to participate in the training series.

If a training participant is unable to attend a course in a training series for which he or she is registered, he or she may make up that course at no additional cost or penalty by completing the homework and taking the exam at the next available class in the series.

 

Owatonna, MN - Level 1 - October 2016

owatonna, MN - Level I - October 2016

Level I Training Series

Please note: This training series is underway and is no longer open for registration. This page will remain for the remainder of the series. 

Building Operator Certification (BOC) training includes nearly 74 hours of classroom and project work (7.4 CEUs) in building systems operation and maintenance. Each course in the series is completed in a one day training session, except BOC 1001 Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems, which is a two day course. To become certified, participants must pass an exam at the end of each training day and complete five assigned projects. Unless otherwise noted, training begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends by 4:00 p.m. Early registration is encouraged.

Customers of Austin Utilities, Owatonna Public Utilities, Rochester Public Utilities, Otter Tail Power Company, or Minnesota Energy Resources may be eligible for a rebate upon successfull completion of the training.

Location:

Owatonna Public Utilities

Morehouse Conference Room

208 South Walnut Avenue

Owatonna, MN  55060-0800

Download a printable schedule here

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BOC Partners

DateCourse
Tues. - Wed, Oct. 11-12, 2016 BOC 1001 - Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems
Tuesday, November 8, 2016BOC 1002 - Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance
Tuesday, December 13, 2016BOC 1003 - Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
Tuesday, January 10, 2017BOC 1004 - HVAC Controls Fundamentals
Tuesday, February 14, 2017BOC 1005 - Indoor Environmental Quality
Tuesday, March 14, 2017BOC 1006 - Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement
Tuesday, April 11, 2017BOC 1007 - Facility Electrical Systems

Cancellation Policy and Refund Information

No refunds will be provided for registrations canceled less than three business days before the start of the first course in a training series. However, employers may substitute another employee if the original registrant is unable to participate in the training series.

If a training participant is unable to attend a course in a training series for which he or she is registered, he or she may make up that course at no additional cost or penalty by completing the homework and taking the exam at the next available class in the series.

 

Twin Cities - Level I - March 2017

twin cities - Level I - march 2017

Level I Training Series

Building Operator Certification (BOC) training includes nearly 74 hours of classroom and project work (7.4 CEUs) in building systems operation and maintenance. Each course in the series is completed in a one day training session, except BOC 1001 Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems, which is a two day course. To graduate from the series, participants must pass a test at the end of each training day and complete five assigned projects. Unless otherwise noted, training begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends by 4:00 p.m. Early registration is encouraged.

All graduates of this series will earn a Training Certificate of Completion. As of January 1, 2017, BOC is aligned with ISO 17024 and requires graduates to pass a third-party administered exam to earn the Certified Building Operator credentialClick Here to learn about the difference between the Training Certificate of Completion and the Certified Building Operator.

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Class Dates:

Tuesday - Wednesday March 28-29BOC 1001 - Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems
Tuesday, April 11, 2017BOC 1002 - Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance
Tuesday, April 25, 2017BOC 1003 - Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
Tuesday, May 9, 2017BOC 1004 - HVAC Controls Fundamentals
Tuesday, May 23, 2017BOC 1005 - Indoor Environmental Quality
Tuesday, June 6, 2017BOC 1006 - Low-Cost Operational Improvement
Tuesday, June 20, 2017BOC 1008- Operation & Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings

Location:

This training series is taking place at three different locations. Please note the location changes as listed below. 

1001 - 3/28-29    Brookdale Regional Center
1002 - 4/11Shoreview Library
1003 - 4/25Brookdale Regional Center
1004 - 5/9Shoreview Library
1005 - 5/23Southdale Regional Center
1006 - 6/6Southdale Regional Center
1008 - 6/20Southdale Regional Center

Brookdale Regional Center, Community Room, 6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Shoreview Library, Community Room, 4650 Victoria Street North, Shoreview, MN 55126

Southdale Regional Center, Community Room, 7001 York Ave S, Edina, MN 55435

Tuition Information:

Tuition: $1,695. The registration fee of $1,695. covers all class materials, books, continental breakfast, lunch, and a certificate upon completion of the training series.

Customers of Xcel Energy, Rochester Public Utilities, Owatonna Utilities, and Austin Utilities may be eligible for a tuition rebate upon successful completion of all course requirements. Please contact your utility representative with questions.

Are you a veteran? If so, you qualify for a $200 tuition discount. Email Haley Keegan at hkeegan@mwalliance.org for more information.

Click here to view a detailed description of each course

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors

       

 

Cancellation Policy and Refund Information

No refunds will be provided for registrations canceled less than three business days before the start of the first course in a training series. However, employers may substitute a different employee if the original registrant is unable to participate in the training series. 

If a training participant is unable to attend a course in a training series for which he or she is registered, he or she may make up that course at no additional cost or penalty by attending it when it is offered during a different training series.