Mechanical Engineering

Valve Identification and Operation

Duration:  1 day
Per Delegate:  £395.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


Delegates are required to have a basic knowledge of oil, gas, steam and water systems or plant.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of the types and principles of valves.
  • Gain the knowledge and understanding of the operation of the 
  • Different components of each valve type, within a mechanical plant.
  • Ability to interpret the Health and Safety issues related to valve operation.

Course Content

  • Identify different types of valves and there components
  • Identify valves in a mechanical plant environment: Ball, Gate, Globe, Butterfly, Plug, Diaphragm, Non-return, Needle, Relief valve.)
  • Understand the operation of the different components of each valve
  • Interpret the health and safety issues related to valve operations


Delegates will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, coveralls, safety glasses and gloves.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Personnel who are required to be able to identify and understand the operation of all types of valve used in oil, gas, steam and water systems or plant.


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