INP-Valves - Online course

METHOD: e-Learning | PRICE: 375€ 300€


It is very important to know in depth the fundamentals (definitions, key aspects, types, identification, traceability, inspections, documentation, failures, lessons learned, etc.) related specifically to valves.

That is why this training course has been developed.


Following the successful ending, a Certificate of completion of the INP-Valves course is issued by Bureau Veritas Business School.

Who should attend?

  • Mechanical engineers.
  • Valves inspectors.
  • Technical staff working in production area.
  • Technical staff working in maintenance area.


This course has the following objectives:

  • Giving the necessary information to understand the fundamental principles of valves.
  • Studying and knowing the main features related to valves.

Course Contents


Introduction to valves

  1. Overview
  2. Main valve types
  3. Valve connections
  4. Valve selection
  5. Standards and codes
  6. Standard valves sizes and ratings
  7. Materials& welding
  8. Castings

Specific valve considerations

  1. Ball valves
  2. Gate valves
  3. Subsea valves

Inspection and testing

  1. Types of valve inspections & test
  2. Inspection and testing general
  3. Calibration of test equipment
  4. Visual examination
  5. Nondestructive examination
  6. Dimensional inspection
  7. Shell testing
  8. Seat leakage testing (value closure test)
  9. Backseat testing / gasket & facing test
  10. Functional testing
  11. Manufactures data report
  12. Common testing standards

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