Valve Technician I
This 3-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 and digital valve controllers. Those who complete this course will be able to:
correctly perform installation procedures
perform basic troubleshooting
properly apply and calibrate FIELDVUE digital valve controllers
change valve trim, gaskets and packing
Audience: This introductory course is for valve mechanics, maintenance personnel, instrument technicians, and others responsible for maintaining control valves, actuators and control valve instrumentation.
Prerequisites: Some experience in instrument calibration and control valve maintenance, installation and operation is helpful.