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How to be an Expert in Piping Valves for Your Career Success

Learn about valves used in Oil & Gas Piping, 18 types of valve, Standards & Specifications, Manufacturing, Materials, Inspection & Testing.

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Learn the fundamentals, 18 types of valve, sub-types, components, material, manufacturing, testing, and inspection of Process Piping Valves that you will need to know to work confidently and efficiently with Process Plant Piping in Oil and Gas and Energy industries.

Become an expert in valve with this video course that will take your valve knowledge to expert level

  • Essential of Valves – Types and Categories
  • Valve Parts and Materials – Body, Bonnet, Trims, etc.
  • Types of Valve – 18 types of valve and their sub-types
  • Valve Manufacturing Process, Inspection and Testing – Hydro, leakage test, type test, visual & dimension checks, etc.

A real-life industrial valve course in online format

Single Picture speaks a thousand words. Who knows this better than engineers? Every topic of the course is covered with actual photos and sketches to make your learning easier and fast. Quiz at the end of the section will give you an opportunity to check your concept.

Classroom course is just too costly for a beginner, and you cannot remember everything in one day. On demand and lifetime access of online course will make your learning easier and comfortable.

Process Industry has become a very competitive in the current time. Everyone looks at you as a competitor and the Company wants you to give 200% from the day one. Becoming an expert in the field will increase your chance of success and earn you respect at the workplace.

What are you going to learn in 41 lectures?

The course starts with basic topics of valve and moves toward the advanced concept of the valve. Initial sections cover fundamentals, classification/categorization of valves and different components of the valves such as different types of the valve body, stem, bonnet, actuator and a whole lot of internal and external parts. Equipped with this knowledge you are ready to learn about different types of valve.

Core sections of the course cover all the main types of valve used in any process plant piping. You will learn about individual valve types, different types within that category, internal and external components and their specialty in detail. Gate, Globe, Check, Plug, Ball, Butterfly, Needle, Diaphragm and Pinch Valve.

You will also learn about Safety and Relief Valve that includes Pressure Safety Valve (PSV) and Pressure Vacuum Relief Valve (PVRV) and Specialty valve such as Through Conduit Gate Valve, pressure seal valve, knife gate valve and double block and bleed valve.

Overview of material, manufacturing process and standard & specification will fine tune your knowledge of valve.

In Quality Control and Inspection sections, you will learn about shell test, closer test, backseat test, pneumatic and hydro test, fire safe test, cryogenic test, pop-up test and visual, dimensional and marking requirements for individual valve types. You will also learn which standard to use for testing? What are the acceptance criteria? And lots of other details.

At the end of the course, your skill and knowledge will make you confident that you can give the lecture on the valve at your workplace and go for inspection and testing at valve manufacturer location even if have not seen the valve earlier.


Your Instructor


Varun Patel
Varun Patel

Varun Patel is an Oil & Gas Professional. He is Mechanical Engineer and Certified Project Management Professional - PMP® form PMI® USA. He is having more than twelve years of experience in working in Fortune 500 Oil & Gas Companies.

From the beginning of a career, he works in multi-billion dollar Oil & Gas project in Asia and the Middle East. He works in Refinery, Petrochemical and Offshore projects. His experience covers entire project life cycle from Project Initiation to Project Closed out. He has extensive exposer to projects FEED, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Commissioning. He also worked in refinery Operation and Maintenance. During his career, he has handle may different Job role such as Project Engineer, Piping Engineer, Construction Engineer, Inspection Engineer and Maintenance Engineer.He has visited many manufacturing facilities for supplier approval. He has inspected all kind of piping material. He also has vast experience in Static and rotary Equipment use in Refinery.

He is having in-depth knowledge of Piping and equipment manufacturing, welding, inspection methods and techniques used in Oil and Gas industry.He is also having experience in Non-destructive and destructive testing use during construction of significant oil and gas processing and production complex.


Class Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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