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Swagelok Scotland

Your Authorised Swagelok Sales and Service Centre

SBT01 - Small Bore Tubing

Stage 1 Assemble and Install Small Bore Tubing with Twin Ferrule Mechanical Grip Fittings

Course Aims

To provide delegates with the training required to demonstrate the knowledge and practical skills of working with Small Bore Tubing Systems through an individual knowledge test and practical exercises, giving an understanding of the relationship between installation requirements and health and safety in the workplace, how to contribute to a good working relationship and identify hazards in the workplace.

Target Audience

This two day Twin Ferrule Mechanical Grip Fittings course is aimed at learners with no previous small bore tubing training. Please review page 2 of the course synopsis for details on the 4-stage ECITB/Step Change in Safety SBT model. This course is grant aided for ECITB registered employers.

Course Content

  • HSE and Step Change Overview of HCR
  • Health and Safety associated with SBT activities
  • P & ID's for SBT systems
  • SBT systems and components
  • Isolation of SBT systems
  • Correct dismantling techniques
  • Fitting types
  • Tubing, layout and supports
  • Component inspection and fault finding
  • Correct use of tools for cutting, prep, bending
  • Tube bending practices
  • Correct assembly and installation of fittings
  • Joint inspection
  • Course test - practical and written
  • Contribute to good, safe relationships in the working environment

Course Delivery

Classroom and workshop training by ECITB Certified Trainers.


ECITB Certificate of Training (learners are not considered technically competent at Stage 1).

Candidates will be issued with Work Based Task Assignment Personal Records to be used in Stage 2.

Course Length

2 Days

  • 50% Practical
  • 50% Theoretical

Times of Training

  • Day 1: 09.15 - 16.30
  • Day 2: 09.00 - 16.00

Course Synopsis

To download a copy of the course synopsis, click here.


For further details, please contact our Training Division at or call +44 (0)1224 759900