Mechanical Engineering

ECITB MJI 18: Hydraulically Tensioned Bolted Connections

Duration:  1 day
Per Delegate:  £305.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


Delegates will be required to complete the ECITB PAM31 form prior to attendance.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Prepare work areas, equipment and materials for bolted connection tasks
  • Understand tensioning and tightening sequences for flanged connections
  • Perform hydraulically tensioned bolted connection activities

Course Content

  • Explain how to ensure intended task conforms to related specification, methods, process, techniques and procedure
  • Dismantle hydraulically tensioned bolted connection systems
  • Remove components from hydraulically tensioned bolted connection systems
  • Replace components in hydraulically tensioned bolted connection systems
  • Assemble, secure and hydraulically tensioned bolted connections
  • Verify the integrity of the assembled joint


Delegates will undertake an ECITB multiple choice examination paper and practical trade test to demonstrate they have achieved the Key Learning Outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, coveralls, safety glasses and gloves.

Further Information

Employers who are registered with ECITB may be eligible for ECITB funding support for this course. Please contact your local ECITB account manager.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Qualified technicians or supervisors who are involved with or in charge of Mechanical Joint Integrity.


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