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Pressure Testing For Technicians: City & Guilds Scqf Level 6

Duration 1 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £605.00 + VAT
Venue Clintery Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
27 Aug 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 5
03 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 4
11 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
18 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
25 Sep 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
01 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
09 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
22 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
29 Oct 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
06 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
12 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
20 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 5
27 Nov 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
04 Dec 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
11 Dec 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6
18 Dec 2019 08:30 - 16:30 £605.00 + VAT Clintery Centre 6

About this course

Practical Content 50% Theoretical Content 50%

Target Audience

Engineers and technicians from a non-mechanical discipline requiring multi-skill or refresher training, mechanical engineers and technicians wishing to refresh or enhance existing skills in a practical yet non-production environment.

Course Aims

To provide delegates with the essential knowledge of the methods, procedures and legal requirements applying to pressure testing, including hazard assessment and risk reduction relevant to HSE & industry codes of practice.

Course Content

  • Pressure testing definitions and general requirements.
  • Proof testing, strength testing and reinstatement leak testing explained
  • Hydrostatic & pneumatic testing, applications
  • National standards and codes of practice relating to pressure testing, including Pressure System Safety Regulations, HSE guidance notes and Pressure Equipment Regulations
  • Hazards involved in pressure testing, risk reduction measures
  • Testing standards, acceptance or rejection criteria, including what constitutes a successful test and how a test would fail
  • Preparation for pressure testing, checklists, risk assessments, documentation requirements, instrument protection & system flushing, test equipment calibration (pressure gauges, chart recorders), using appropriate test medium
  • Marking up P&Ids/Piping ISOs with test boundaries, preparing a test record pack establishing test pressure & duration requirements, determining the maximum permissible system operating pressures according to piping class
  • Delegates to observe and complete both Hydrostatic and Pneumatic practical tests in group sessions
  • Two practical pressure tests. One will be Hydrostatic and one will be Pneumatic
  • All Delegates are required to complete an end of course assessment which consists of a multiple choice examination paper. The examination pass mark is 60%. Delegates who fail the examination will not be certified by City and Guilds and will have to resit the full Pressure Testing Course

. Delivery

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.


North East Scotland College, Aberdeen Clinterty Campus Clinterty, Kinellar, Aberdeen AB21 0TZ.


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

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN 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

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

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

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

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

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 informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

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

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

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

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

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

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

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

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

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

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

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

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd


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