Mechanical Skills For Electrical / Instrument Personnel

Course Syllabus

  • Safety Precautions
  • Pipe bending and cutting
  • Pipeline stressing and supports
  • Steam tracing and use of jacketed lines and ejectors
  • Pipeline cleaning techniques
  • Pipeline system methods of isolation
  • Lifting and Handling Techniques
  • Safe use of portable hoists / slings
  • Appreciation of large site lifts and heavy load transportation
  • Transportation of High Pressure Air Cylinders and other gases
  • Change over of manifolds
  • Working in confined spaces
  • Abrasive Wheels Regulations
  • Pedestal Grinders
  • Portable Grinders
  • Welding – safety precautions
  • Welding knowledge and practice in use of gas. MMA, TIG, MIG, soldering and brazing techniques for the joining of metals
  • Weld Test
  • Pumps – Types and uses
  • Drive Mechanisms

Dates available on request.

Course Content

The enable Electrical and Instrument personnel to perform mechanical tasks and form refresher and appreciation of certain skills.

Delegates should have either an electrical or instrument background.

The course is of ten days in duration.

Optimum Number:
Maximum of 6 delegates per course.

Training Aids:
OHP, Information hand-outs and practical exercises.


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