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Centrifugal Pump Maintenance & Troubleshooting

About this course

Practical Content 90% Theoretical Content 10%

This course is a Credit Rated and Levelled course which leads to a formal qualification upon completion. The course is recognised within the SCQF framework and contributes to an individual’s Continued Professional Development (CPD).

Target Audience

Technicians or Engineers who service and/or operate and maintain centrifugal pumps, both single and multistage.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • To provide delegates with the technical knowledge and hands on practical experience to enable competent performance in pump trouble shooting and overhaul procedures.

Course Content


  • Introduction to dynamic and positive displacement pumps
  • Soft packings and mechanical seal gland closures
  • Selection criteria for soft packing
  • Pump construction and design configurations (single/multistage, centre hung/overhung impellers), highlighting wear points and failure modes
  • Bearing arrangements; mounting and dismounting
  • Measuring, recording and judging critical fits and clearances
  • Seal installation procedures 
  • Practical work comprising: dismantling, inspection and measurement, rebuilding of a single stage end suction pump
  • Routine maintenance requirements

Assessment:

Each delegate will undertake an open book multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

Certification

SCQF Credit Rated & Levelled Certificate

Required Instructor Qualifications/Experience

• SVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience
• A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
• ASET approved Training Instructor

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

Notes to Customers

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.


Course well-presented / managed with COVID restrictions in place.

Allen Price
TAQA Bratani Ltd

Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.

Robert Briant
RelyOn Nutec

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the way it was ran. Plenty of opportunities to work as a team and experience the new simulator.

Graham Morgan
Private Delegate

The changes to this course very welcome. Ian has time to explain best practice and even corrected a few bad habits he noticed. Very happy this is probably the best course associated with my job.

Gavin Kennedy
Dolphin Drilling

The plant area is an excellent training area. Useful for training in a safe and clean environment.

Tony Coyle
Harbour Energy

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot

Nyall Robertson
RelyOn Nutec

Very enjoyable course. Learnt and refreshed a lot of knowledge. Ian explains things very well and makes it easy to understand.

Jamie Wilson
KCA Deutag Drilling

Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.

Cieran Geddes
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.

Neil Mcbain
Petrofac

Excellent and informative.

Kevin Mcintosh
Private Delegate

Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.

Connor Burnett
Stork Technical Services

Excellent course and well instructed. Facilities on campus are excellent.

Craig Mackay
Hexion UK

Course was very well presented. All tutors were very helpful and friendly.

Michael Rae
NG Bailey Limited

Good course produced, great setup of facilities and the instructor was very knowledgeable of all tests received.

Alan Sinclair
Sparrows Group

Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.

Bart Leyland
Private Delegate

Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.

Stuart Mulpetre
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).

Ken Nisbet
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.

James McGinley
NIIT

“Highly professional course, very helpful instructors who have delivered substantial relevant knowledge within the scope of all discussed issues/topics and were always there to answer any questions and clarify any uncertainties. I will definitely recommend this course and ASET Training Academy to all my friends and also will be very happy to refresh the course in five years time.

Piotr Kopec
Private Delegate

Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.

Brendan Farren
Private Delegate

Excellent course – by far the best I have been on. Good mix of practical and theory. Instructor very knowledgeable and good training method.

Gareth Weston
Dana Petroleum

Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.

Darren Mcdonald
CNR International

Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.

Dale Checksfield
Chrysaor E & P Services UK

Course was very good. Would recommend to others

Kyle Doig
RelyOn Nutec

A well run course with the mix of theory and practical. Totally met my expectations. Facilities was very good with plenty of equipment & tools.

Christopher Fitzpatrick
NIIT

Instructors were excellent from start to end. Course was enjoyable – would recommend.

Ben Adams
Dana Petroleum

Good well instructed course. Team were excellent and made me fully at ease.

John James Penman
CNR International

Toby has a wealth of knowledge and experience on the subject of DP. He delivers the course very well.

Ryan Palmer
Trinity House

arine “Very good interaction with the class by lecturer. Toby is knowledgeable, experienced and informative individual. His teaching techniques and approach to the subject are clear and precise. Toby has the ability to share the knowledge, technical and practical experience at its best to the students. I will look forward to participating in DP courses in the future.

Tomasz Bak
RelyOn Nutec

A very competent and experienced team. Assessor was first class and his previous experience was very clear. I will recommend ASET to my team and my company for OIM Assessment.

Ryan Fiske
SHELL UK

Very good course – lots of practical work.

James Stewart
RelyOn Nutec

Great coaching from the Instructor who guided me well and shared experiences.

John Weston
RelyOn Nutec

The course instructor was highly knowledgeable, described all methods of the course in a very easy way to understand. Overall excellent.

Ryan Maloney
RFL Electrical

The course was excellent in delivery and content and I will recommend others for the course.

Stephen Ray
RelyOn Nutec

Found this course very beneficial and I feel I will benefit from the knowledge gained from the instructor on this course in my workplace. Would definitely recommend to others.

William Hadden
Macduff Shellfish Ltd

Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.

Mark Johnston
MJ HVAC ltd


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