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Pressure and Leak Testing - Digital Learning

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    60 Minutes

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    NOK 500.00

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Pressure and Leak Testing - Digital Learning


LO1: Explain the term ‘pressure’ and how it is measured
LO2: Explain why pressure testing is conducted on plant and equipment exposed to high pressure
LO3: Explain the relationship between operating pressure and test pressure
LO4: List the legislation applicable to pressure testing
LO5: Describe the potential hazards of pressure testing
LO6: Explain why planning a pressure test is essential
LO7: Explain the pressure test procedure document
LO8: Identify the different pressure test methods
LO9: Explain the difference between pressure testing and leak testing
LO10: Explain how risks are controlled
LO11: Identify the requirement for a permit to work
LO12: Identify the competency requirements for personnel involved with pressure and leak testing
LO13: Explain how to inspect the test equipment
LO14: Describe the use of pressure gauges and their position in pressure testing
LO15: Explain the purpose of isolation in pressure testing
LO16: Identify the need for pressure safety valves and the importance of their positioning
LO17: Explain how to assemble the test equipment correctly
LO18: Explain why venting during hydrostatic tests is carried out
LO19: Describe the safety measures implemented before pressure testing begins
LO20: Describe the selection of the test medium
LO21: Identify the precautions and the monitoring requirements during pressure build-up
LO22: Describe the leak testing process
LO23: Provide an understanding of the depressurisation techniques required after pressure testing
LO24: Describe the disassembly of the test assembly
LO25: Identify the hazards involved with using nitrogen
LO26: Understand the hazards and precautions when working with compressed gas cylinders

Target Group

Oil & Gas Industry


No prerequisites are required to sit this course.


The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.

Course Contents

The aim of this course is to explain the dangers posed by pressurised systems and the essential safety considerations for planning pressure-testing and leak-testing operations.