course description

Heating Course II continues with a focus on chimneys, wood heating, fireplaces, steam heating, electric heating systems and space heaters.

Each topic starts with a description of how the system works. Heating Course II concentrates on inspection strategies, test procedures and problem identification.

Within each section are several Study Sessions to guide you through the material. The Quick Quizzes will help you check your progress.

Illustration that shows height rules and minimum requirements for wood and gas appliances.
Chimney height above appliance — This illustration shows height rules and minimum requirements for wood and gas appliances. All of our 10 Courses contain easy-to-understand illustrations that help you understand the subject. This illustration is from our Heating II Course.

course outline

  • Chimneys
    • Masonry chimneys, metal chimneys or vents
  • Wood Heating
    • Furnaces, boilers, wood stoves, fireplaces
  • Steam Heating
    • Basics, common system types, controls
  • Electric Heating
    • Space heaters, furnaces, boilers, radiant heating
  • Wall and Floor Furnaces
    • Wall furnaces, floor furnaces, room heaters, gas fireplaces, gas logs

Course duration

  • 33 hours

Learning assessments

  • One midterm and one final exam – online
  • 70% passing grade overall


  • $2995 for the full Program (all 10 Courses)
    • Includes all learning materials, tests, exams, tutor support and ongoing postgraduate support

Explore the other Courses:

Roofing    Structure     Electrical     Heating I     Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps      Plumbing     Exterior     Insulation & Interiors     Communication & Professional Practice

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Two pages on space and electric heaters from Heating II textbook

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