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Pressure and Leak Testing

Course information

Target group:

This course is aimed at Production Operators.


This course aims to provide the knowledge and techniques for carrying out pressure testing and leak testing in the


Learning Objectives
- Define what is meant by a leak test
- Define what is meant by a pressure test
- Outline the role of the leak tester and the general requirements for leak/pressure testing
- Identify examples of systems that require to be pressure or leak tested
- Explain proof testing and strength testing of pressure vessels and pipework
- Identify examples of the various methods of leak testing
- Explain the differences and risks using water as a test medium compared to using pressurised inert gas
- Outline how to plan a leak test
- Explain how to use P&IDs for planning purposes
- Explain how to use valve line-up checklists
- Explain the use of task risk assessments prior to leak testing
- Identify the equipment required for leak testing
- Explain the use of Helium as a trace gas
- Describe how to use the HeliTest unit
- Describe the operation of an intensifier pump
- Describe line specifications and their use in identifying design pressures
- Identify PSV ratings
- Identify examples of test documentation



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