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Essentials of Pressure Systems

TÜV Rheinland Industrial Services, In Teesside (+1 locations)
2 days
1,460 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
10 September, 2024 See details
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2 days
1,460 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
10 September, 2024 See details
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Course description

Essentials of Pressure Systems: 2 Day Training course

This 2 day course aims to provide the basic understanding of the essential elements of pressure systems, some of the problems encountered and how to avoid them.

The course covers the typical causes of failure of pressure equipment and provides an overview of the UK legislative framework relating to pressure systems.

This course is an introduction to the main topics relating to Pressure Systems, which include:

  • Legislation
  • Pressure systems’ management
  • Vessels and low pressure storage tanks
  • Piping components
  • Valves and steam trapping
  • Supports
  • Quality control
  • Pressure testing
  • Pressure relief
  • Deterioration mechanisms

Topics are covered by discussion, case studies of real incidents and syndicate exercises. An emphasis is on practical issues relating to pressure systems which improves retention and interest by delegates.

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

10 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Warrington
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is aimed at participants of all backgrounds who require an introduction to or refresher of the essential elements of pressure systems. The course would be particularly beneficial to engineers and managers in design, construction, operations and maintenance seeking an appreciation of pressure systems.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On completion you should have:

  • An understanding of the statutory requirements and industry good practice for safe and reliable design and operation of pressurised equipment.
  • An awareness of the problems that can occur with pressure systems and how to prevent them
  • An understanding of the typical causes of failure of pressure equipment

Training Course Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Pressure systems overview
  • Pressure systems management including legislation
  • Pipes and components
  • Quality control and testing
  • Pipe joints
  • Vessels and heat exchangers
  • Low pressure storage tanks
  • Deterioration mechanisms
  • Valves
  • Stream trapping
  • Pipe protection
  • Pressure relief
  • Pipe supports


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30 Apr 2015
Great introduction

Excellent introduction very good set of course notes.

30 Apr 2015
Excellent background information

Excellent background information will be very useful to a process engineer talking to mechanical

30 Apr 2015
Good for other engineers and designers

Would recommend this course to other engineers / designers.


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TÜV Rheinland Industrial Services
Belasis Business Park, Pavilion 9
9 Byland Way
TS23 4EB Billingham, Teesside

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