Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals who work on systems containing gaskets, mechanical seals and packing. This introductory course is particularly suited to those new working with such systems as it provides a basic overview of the different seal types.
Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.
How will the course benefit me?
Seals are used in many systems and pieces of equipment to seal connecting surfaces so that product doesn't leak. This course will give you a basic understanding of the common components used as seals and when they may be used.
The knowledge gained in this course will help you to understand the factors to consider when selecting and fitting seals so that you can ensure that product is not accidentally released.
How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of how and when to use the different types of seal, you can ensure that product does not leak from systems and equipment, which reduces the risk of an incident and reduces operating losses.
What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.
Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.