With the majority of production assembly lines and automated facilities utilising pneumatics to control lifts, manipulators and doors. It is essential that machine operators who work in and around these machines have a good understanding of the principles of pneumatic systems, so they can operate safely and effectively.
- Understand health & safety in pneumatic systems and apply safe working practices
- Demonstrate the safe isolation of work equipment and apply best practice
- Understand the basic principles of pneumatics (Units, pressure, forces etc)
- Identify typical pneumatic & electro-pneumatic components
- Identify typical ISO 1219 symbols and interpret drawings
- Construct and test pneumatic and electro-pneumatic circuits
- Demonstrate a logical approach to fault finding
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Delegates will be closely monitored and assessed by NITAL's skilled and experienced tutors. Successful delegates will receive NITAL certificate of attendance.
Potential course outcomes
- Increased awareness of workplace Health & Safety involving pneumatics.
- Quicker fault location due to the operators increased awareness.
- Increased communication between engineers and machine operators.
- Add course attendance to CPD
All delegates will be expected to supply their own safety footwear and suitable overalls/workwear when attending this course.