This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to understand the theoretical and practical aspects of mechanical sealing.
This comprehensive and interactive course will teach you the fundamentals and principles of mechanical seals, followed by the classification, construction, and design of the mechanical seals. You will learn how to select seals for a variety of specific and special industrial applications for a variety of equipment and materials based on various standards. You will also learn about environmental considerations as per the API standards.
The course is composed of 12 modules, covering topics such as environmental considerations related to seals as per API 610 and 682, design, installation, and troubleshooting of seals, and how to maximize mechanical seal life. It will also demonstrate the classification of various seals, including special seal types, considerations related to the materials used in seal construction, and selection, operation, and maintenance strategies.
To obtain a certificate of completion for EIT’s Professional Certificate of Competency course, students must achieve a 65% attendance rate at the live, online fortnightly webinars. Detailed summaries or notes can be submitted in lieu of attendance. In addition, students must obtain a mark of 60% in the set assignments which could take the form of written assignments and practical assignments. Students must also obtain a mark of 100% in quizzes. If a student does not achieve the required score, they will be given an opportunity to resubmit the assignment to obtain the required score.
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You are expected to spend approximately 5-8 hours per week learning the course content. This includes attending fortnightly webinars that run for about 90 minutes to facilitate class discussion and allow you to ask questions. This professional development program is delivered online and has been designed to fit around full-time work. It will take three months to complete.
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