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Pilot Operated PSVs

Course Details

It's paramount for safety that anyone working around PSVs understands how they function, has the ability to recognise common faults and knows exactly how to rectify these. Score has provided comprehensive PSV overhaul and test services for all types of relief valve to the energy industries worldwide for over 30 years. Our team of over 100 field service technicians are trained in-house and our courses are continually updated based on experiences in the field, making our training team second to none when it comes to PSV training.

This 2 day course is focused on Pilot Operated PSVs and provides advanced knowledge on their design, operation, calibration, troubleshooting, overhaul and test procedures. We also offer a 2 day Direct Spring PSV course and a 3 day combined course that covers both Direct Spring and Pilot Operated PSVs.

Training focuses on:

The History of Pressure Safety Valves
Standards governing POPSV's
POPSV types
POPSV Operation
POPSV Calibration
POPSV Installation
POPSV Troubleshooting
Model numbering
Maintenance programmes
Sizing and selection
Quality Assurance Card completion
Toolbox Talks
Valve Maintenance instructions
Practical demonstrations
Practical and written assessments
The course is partially workshop based and practical training is delivered in our custom-built training workshop, resourced with a full range of specialist equipment including a PSV test cell.

An extensive range of training valves in a variety of conditions is used during workshop sessions to provide training delegates with experience in realistic working scenarios.

Particular brands of PSV may be sourced for training on request.

Course Objectives

Following training, attendees will be able to:
Identify POPSV types
Describe their function and operation
State common defects
Test and certify different styles of POPSVs
Understand key elements in strip and refurbishment
Understand how to use manufacturer documentation
Identify correct installation

Who Should Attend

This course has been designed for engineers, operators and mechanical technicians.


2 Day programme


Please enquire about further Pilot Operated PSVs dates below.