INDEPENDENCE, KY – IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course continues to provide a high level of learning to those in the industrial heat processing industry.  IHEA announced that registration for the course is now open. Scheduled to begin Oct. 5, the six-week class will run through Nov. 15.  The flexible online format and interactive forums with other students, along with scheduled office hours with the instructor are just a few of the benefits of this program.

The course is ideal for students to learn in a flexible online format while at home or work. It is an affordable alternative to campus-based classes and allows students to go at their own pace. The course offers tools to industrial process heating operators and users of all types of industrial heating equipment. Throughout the in-depth online course, students learn safe, efficient operation of industrial heating equipment, how to reduce energy consumption and ways to improve the bottom-line.  The course content provides an excellent overview of the essential areas used throughout the industry. 

The curriculum includes the basics of heat transfer, fuels and combustion, energy use, furnace design, refractories, automatic control, and atmospheres as applied to industrial process heating. Weekly coursework, quizzes and a final exam project are administered to guide students on their progress and evaluate their knowledge of the material.

Registration for the Fundamentals course is open now through Oct. 1, at