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Overview

This course aims to lower the risk of bolting related incidents such as equipment failures and environmental impacts. It incorporates introduction to various bolting patterns and techniques.

Upon completion, each candidate must be able to demonstrate safe and proficient use of bolting equipment including flanges, standard fasteners, and gaskets. Candidates will be evaluated based on their ability to demonstrate pre-job inspection, equipment assembly and operation, job hazard analysis and communication.

Who Will Benefit This course is suitable for first-line mechanical operators (millwrights, pipe fitters, and those form other disciplines who deal with mechanical joints as part of their daily work) and those who support their work.
Duration

1 day

Core Units

Employers or candidates can choose the track that fits their industry.

Track 1 – Pressure Vessels and Piping:

  • Oil, gas and chemical refining/production
  • Fossil and nuclear power generation
  • Pipelines, heat exchangers, boilers, and pumps
  • Turbines and steam systems

Track 2 – Mechanical Joints:

  • Wind power erection and maintenance
  • Mining and heavy equipment
  • Generators and rotating equipment
  • Steel mills, paper mills, railroads, and ships

Track 3 – Structural Connections:

  • Steel erection
  • Buildings and permanent fixtures
  • Towers and bridges
  • Rack systems and highway signage
Learning Outcomes
  • Principles of joint design and reliability
  • The “nuts and bolts” of nuts and bolts
  • The concept of “load” as a bolting goal
  • Torque and tension
  • Factors affecting proper load
  • How to identify and correct problems
  • The various types of joints
  • Familiarisation with industrial bolting tools
  • Proper selection and installation of gaskets
  • Advantages and disadvantages of various bolting methods
  • Assembly procedures and bolting patterns
  • Work planning and preparation
  • Tools, hardware, bolting plans, and safety checklists
Training Method Training is a combination of theory familiarisation and practical applications.
Course Delivery We offer this Safe Bolting course at our Clark campus in the Philippines. We also deliver training services on site upon arrangement or provided that there are suitable infrastructure and equipment.
Completion Award

Upon successful completion of this course, a Statement of Attendance will be issued.

Number of Students Maximum of 6
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