1400 - Valve Technician I
$3,480 (price per student; taxes extra)
This 4.5 day course explains how valves and actuators function and how they are installed and calibrated. It emphasizes installation, troubleshooting, parts replacement, and calibration of control valves, actuators, positioners, and digital valve controllers.
Who Should Attend:
This introductory course is for valve mechanics, maintenance personnel, instrument technicians, and others who are responsible for maintaining control valves, actuators, and control valve instrumentation.
Students who complete this course will be able to:
Correctly perform installation procedures
Perform basic troubleshooting
Properly apply and calibrate positioners and FIELDVUE digital valve controllers
Change valve trim, gaskets and packing
Control valve terminology
Actuators, positioners, and digital valve controller
Seat leak testing
Eccentric disc valves
Experience in instrument calibration and control valve maintenance, installation, and operation would be helpful