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Flange Make Up & Bolting For Integrity: Scqf Level 6

Duration 3 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £796.00 + VAT
Venue Clinterty Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
16 Aug - 18 Aug 2021 08:30 - 16:30 £796.00 + VAT Clinterty Centre 3
11 Oct - 13 Oct 2021 08:30 - 16:30 £796.00 + VAT Clinterty Centre 1

About this course

Practical Content 70% Theoretical Content 30%

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:

Mechanical Engineers and Technicians requiring to gain a competent level in flange make up and bolting for integrity.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • To provide knowledge of the correct procedures for assembling the types of pipe flange connections found in the oil & gas and engineering industries. Selection and use of the correct materials for gaskets & bolting. The methods of controlled bolting using a variety of torque & tensioning tools/equipment and to assess delegates competence in practically applying these procedures.

Course Content:

  •  Introduction to flanged joints, focusing on the oil & gas and engineering industries. Types of flange, materials, sizes and pressure/temperature rating to BS1560-3.1/ ANSI B16.5 standards
  • Gasket types, applications, materials selection & identification, installation procedures and requirements
  • HSE & Industry initiatives toward hydrocarbon leak reduction and staff training & competence 
  • Piping classification methods and maintaining systems to design standard by correct material selection 
  • Flange inspection, defect identification and rejection criteria, repair methods
  • Flange make up procedures, bolt tensioning methods, control and management, using hand spanners, torque wrenches, hydraulic torque and tensioning equipment
  • Calculation of hydraulic pressures required to achieve desired bolt tension
  • Use of standards prepared by industry lead bodies


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


SCQF level 6 Certificate

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

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

Min/Max Number of Delegates

2/12, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

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 the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.

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

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited 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

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

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

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

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

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

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

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

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

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

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

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

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

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

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

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

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

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


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