Skills Programme: Vessels Under Pressure, U/S 120354 & 9964

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Skills Programme: Vessels Under Pressure

Course outcomes:  Skills Programme: Skills Programme: Vessels Under Pressure

This course is structured to ensure that the participants get a full understanding of the Pressure Equipment Regulations and also the SANS 347 code of practice. Skills Programme: Vessels Under Pressure

Day 1-2-Skills Programme: Vessels Under Pressure

  • Firstly, we will cover the safe use of pressure vessels.
  • Secondly, we will delve into the principles of pressure vessel operation.
  • Next, we will discuss different types and classifications of pressure vessels.
  • Then, we will focus on the safe use of pressure vessels in the workplace.
  • Following that, we will examine the role of pressure vessels in a workplace.
  • Subsequently, we will explore the factors affecting the systems of pressure vessels.
  • Afterwards, we will learn about different pressure vessel devices.
  • Next, we will identify different dangers and hazards associated with pressure vessels.
  • Then, we will understand various types of testing procedures for pressure vessels.
  • On the next day, we will discuss maintenance, examination, and record-keeping for pressure vessels.
  • Subsequently, we will go over specific requirements for pressure vessel operation and maintenance.
  • After that, we will learn about the control of records related to pressure vessels.
  • Towards the end, we will study pressure equipment regulations.
  • Finally, we will understand the legal requirements for pressure vessels as per the law. This will conclude our two-day training on pressure vessels.

Day 3
Standard for inspections
Importance of initiating immediate actions
Purpose of audit inspection, Structures, and Measurements
Requirements for an inspection, Teamwork inspections
Action as reasonably practicable
Withdrawn workers and tools/equipment
Consequence for non-compliance
Reports to be completed
The follow-up actions
Why carry out a legal compliance audit
What must be covered in terms of legal compliance auditing
What must be addressed in terms of the health and safety management process
Approaching a legal compliance audit

Purpose of the course:  

This course is designed to be able to demonstrate knowledge pertaining to the classification, safe use, how it is designed, construction, installation, testing, maintenance, examination, and records of pressure vessels and pressure vessel systems in a workplace.  It also covers how to perform legal inspections and write audit reports.

Target group:  
This unit standard is for learners who have to demonstrate the ability to monitor; report and advice on compliance with legislation regarding pressure vessels and pressure systems but also how to perform an audit at the workplace.

Attendance certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.   

SAQA unit standard aligned :
Unit standard 120354 Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding pressure vessels and pressure systems in the working place at NQF level 4 worth 4 credits.
Unit standard 120333 
Conduct, report and follow up on a pre-use, safety, and/or audit inspection at NQF Level 3 worth 5 credits.