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Building Operator Certification (BOC)


The Building Operator Certification (BOC) program is for building operators with two or more years of experience in building operations and maintenance who wish to broaden their knowledge of the total building system.  Participants who enroll in BOC include:  building engineers, stationary engineers, maintenance supervisors, maintenance workers, facility coordinators, HVAC technicians, electricians, operations supervisors, operations technicians, and others in the facilities operations and maintenance field.  Eligibility for certification is based on work experience, education AND completion of BOC classes, exams and on-the-job projects.

Qualifications for program
It is highly recommended that applicants for certification have a high school diploma or GED, and must  have one of the following:

  • two or more years of experience working in operations and maintenance of a commercial or institutional facility; OR
  • a maximum of one year of experience working in operations and maintenance of commercial or institutional facility AND one year of technical college-level education in a facilities engineering related program; OR
  • two or more years of experience in energy management of facilities with a focus on operations and maintenance

Class information
Building Operator Certification (BOC) training includes 74 hours of classroom and project work in building systems maintenance.  Each course in the series is completed in a one-day training session except BOC 111 - Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems.  


For questions about enrollment and funding eligibility, 
contact David Bowman, LLCC Workforce Specialist
or email


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