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Mechanical Plant Inspection: City & Guilds Scqf Level 6

Duration 2 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £623.00 + VAT
Venue Clintery Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
09 Jul - 10 Jul 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £623.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 10
01 Oct - 02 Oct 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £623.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 10

About this course

Practical Content 40% Theoretical Content 60%

Target Audience

This course is prepared for engineers and technicians with a mechanical engineering background in offshore mechanical maintenance, who are intending to take on integrity management responsibilities as part of their maintenance role, or as in-house inspection engineers. Also, persons managing production operations will benefit from this course.

Course Aims

The course provides an appreciation of the knowledge/topics required for certification (CSWIP level 1 and level 2 certification for plant inspector) 

Course Content

  • Job definition, knowledge & skill requirements
  • Levels of competence and certification of individuals and inspection bodies to BS EN 45004
  • Duties & responsibilities of inspectors
  • Description of types of plant included in the inspection scope and associated inspection requirements
  • Statutory Regulations/Instruments, standards and codes relevant to inspection/integrity management
  • Inspection techniques, aids and NDE methods
  • Materials of construction, failure mechanisms, equipment fault modes
  • Inspection & maintenance strategies, including Risk & Reliability Based models
  • Pressure Vessel & Piping Inspection to API510 & API570, methodology, defect/damage assessment and recording/ reporting of data & anomalies
  • Pressure testing methods, procedures, standards & codes and witnessing requirements
  • Inspection & testing of valves, including relief valves to API527 & API576
  • Performance standards & written schemes of examination for safety critical equipment/systems on offshore installations, PFEER,
  • Safety Case Regulations, DCR & Verification written schemes and Pressure Systems Safety Regulations.


The majority of this course is practical hands on training delivered by fully qualified and experienced ex industry personnel using equipment replicated from the onshore and offshore oil and gas working environment.


City & Guilds SCQF Level 6 Certificate

Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • Trade qualifications
  • Minimum 5 Years experience in industry
  •  A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor

Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event


Times of Training

08:30 to 16:30
Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.


ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy, Aberdeen Clinterty Campus, Kinellar, Aberdeen, AB21 0TZ

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd


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