BOC Level I - Rochester, MN - October 2019

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.

Tuition Information

Tuition: $1,200. The registration fee of $1,200 for customers of Austin Utilities, Owatonna Public Utilities, Rochester Public Utilities, Otter Trail Power Company Missouri River Energy Services, or Minnesota Energy Resources. Cost covers all class materials, books, continental breakfast, lunch, and a certificate upon completion of the training series.

Are you a veteran? If so, you qualify for a $200 tuition discount, contact the BOC team at for more information. 

Companies wishing to send more than 1 employee to the same training may qualify for a group discount, contact the BOC team at for more information.                    

Class Dates

Wed-Thurs, Oct. 2-3 2019
BOC 1001 - Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems

Wednesday, November 6 2019
BOC 1002 - Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance

Wednesday, Dec. 4 2019 
BOC 1003 - Efficient Lighting Fundamentals

Wednesday, Jan. 8 2020
BOC 1004 - HVAC Controls Fundamentals

Wednesday, Feb 5 2020
BOC 1005 - Indoor Environmental Quality

Wednesday, Mar 4 2020
BOC 1006 - Low-Cost Operational Improvement

Wednesday, Apr 1 2020
BOC 1010 - Energy Efficiency Strategies and High Performance Heating and cooling Equipment 


Important: Graduates of this training series will earn a training certificate of completion. In order to earn the Certified Building Operator credential, graduates will need to register for a third-party exam. Registration for this exam will be available throughout the duration of the training series and the exam will be scheduled individually once the training series is completed. 

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 attending it when it is offered during another training series. 

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