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3 days
Next Course Date
25 March, 2024
Registration Procedure
1 Complete the registration form below this page.
2 Make payment for the course using the payment link below.
3 Course Registration must be completed 2 weeks before training commencement.
4 Course Registration details would be sent to your email latest 24 hours before commencement of training.
Course Overview

Accurate drawings – and the ability to interpret them – are crucial to effectively assess emergency situations and evaluate safety, environmental and regulatory compliance issues. This course will equip the attendees with techniques to master the reading and interpretation of Industrial Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams.
Trainees will be using actual Industrial Prints as study material. The course shall combine classroom instruction and workshop training exercises focusing on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities (e.g.P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Piping Drawing, etc.).

Course Content

Preliminary Engineering Drawings

  • Block Flow Diagram (BFD)
  • Process Flow Diagram (PFD)
  • Material Balance
  • PFD Symbols

Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams

  • Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID)
  • P&ID Symbols
  • Line Numbering
  • Valve Numbering
  • Equipment identification
  • Abbreviations

Interpreting P&IDS – Valves

  • Valve types
  • Valve Identification
  • Valve Fittings

Interpreting P&IDS – Equipment

  • Vessels
  • Pumps
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Compressors
  • Equipment Identification

Drawing Interpretation Workshop
Interpreting P&IDS – Control & Safety Systems

  •  Instrument Symbols
  • Instrument Signal Lines
  • Pressure Instruments
  • Temperature Instruments
  • Flow Instruments

Detailed Engineering Drawings

  • Plot Plan
  • Electrical Area Classification
  • Piping Drawing
  • Isometric
  • Material Take Off
  • Line List
  • Tie-in List
  • Shutdown Key

Drawing Interpretation Workshop

Target Group

This course is intended for Operations and Maintenance personnel in the industry. People interested in drafting Construction workers such as pipefitters and plumbers People who work with Lockout/Tagout safety systems.

Course Benefits

At the end of this course, all trainees shall be able to; » Have the skills necessary to read and understand Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s). Learn the basics of blueprint reading and interpreting symbols used to represent piping, valves, signals, instruments, tags and more It will provide improvement in quality and consistency.

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