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Essential Valve Knowledge Level 1

Course Details

Designed to build basic valve awareness, this introductory course is suitable for those who have no prior knowledge or who have a basic appreciation of the primary valve types.

Course delivery can be tailored to suit any audience, including office-based personnel and those that are new to the industry.

Entirely classroom based; 3D modelling and an extensive selection of cut-away training valves are used to aid visualisation and understanding of valves and their main components.

The course looks at the following valve types:
Pressure Safety Valves
Plug Valves
Ball Valves
Control Valves
Gate Valves
Butterfly Valves
Check Valves
Globe Valves
Double Block and Bleed Valves
Diaphragm Valves
Needle Valves
Choke Valves

Training also provides a basic appreciation of the following areas:
Flow manipulation
Common valve defects
Hydrocarbon releases

Course Objectives

Following training, delegates will have the necessary knowledge to identify the primary valve types, operators and the principals of their selection. A heightened awareness of the potential failures that can lead to hazardous situations will be gained.

Who Should Attend

The course provides a good basis for training personnel who are new to the oil and gas industry, including those who will be working in hands-on roles. Office-based personnel looking to gain a basic valve awareness; including administrators, buyers and technical assistants will also benefit from the training.


1 Day programme


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