BFPA Pressure Testing

Course Overview

This course is designed for all personnel who are involved in Hydrostatic Pressure Testing. Training will also cover the use of chart recorders.  The course consists of a both theory and practical training with a focus on the practical element. Hydraskills Training also provide competence assessment against pre-stated procedures if required. The course is in full compliance with (GS4) Safety in Pressure Testing and covers the use and maintenance of typical pressure test equipment.

What you will learn

We cover the following in our detailed and practical courses, giving you a great insight into:

  • Background to Pressure Testing
  • Health & Safety (Duties of the employer/employee)
  • Pressure Testing Hazards
  • Safety Warnings
  • Pressure Injection Injuries
  • Lethal Strike Video
  • Typical Test Rigs
  • Control Measures
  • Good Practices
  • Published Guidance Notes


During the training the individual will assessed with outcome of being able to achieve a BFPA industry recognised certificate gaining either a: pass, pass with merit or pass with distinction.


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Duration - 1 Day

Tutors – NVQ A1/D32/D33 Qualified


James Martin
Managing Director / Senior Trainer / Assessor