Essentials of Pressure Systems

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.

What will the course cover?

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.

Training method

The style of the trainers is to encourage participation in the discussions and to use case studies to share the experiences of the delegates to broaden their knowledge of the topics.
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

Tuesday, 30th January 2018, 8:45AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday, 31st January, 2018, 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Accommodation: We have reserved a limited number of hotel rooms at a preferential rate for bed & breakfast. Details will be included with your confirmation.
The following companion courses are also available:

Design & Operation of Piping Systems
This 2 day course explains why it is necessary to pay attention to piping systems at all stages throughout their life to prevent loss of containment and maintain a licence to operate.

6th - 7th March 2018 - Edinburgh, Marriott Hotel

Mechanical Integrity - Lessons from Process Industry Incidents

This course provides an understanding of significant deterioration mechanisms that can affect pressure systems and how to detect and discharge them.

24th - 25th April 201.87 - Leeds, Marriott Hotel

  • Where

  • Leeds Marriott Hotel
    4 Trevelyan Square
    Boar Lane
    Leeds LS1 6ET
    +44 (0) 113 236 6366