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Swagelok Scotland, Teesside & Ireland

Your Authorised Swagelok Sales and Service Centre

Stage 1 Assemble and Install Small Bore Tubing with Cone and Threaded Medium and High Pressure

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 Cone and Threaded Medium and High Pressure course is aimed at learners with no previous small bore tubing training. Please review page 2 within the course synopsis for details of 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.

Assignment and Certification Expiry Extensions

At the start of the COVID-19 lockdown, ECITB announced that any candidate awaiting a technical test and/or whose Work Based Task Assignment was near the 12-month limit would be given a 6-month extension to complete their test, as well as any candidate who has a valid test certificate which was set to expire. These extensions stop as of 31st July 2020 therefore, any candidate with an expiry date between 9th March and 31st July is eligible for a 6-month extension. Any candidate with an expiry date after 31st July is expected to complete the renewal under normal conditions.

Course Length

2 days - 50% practical, 50% theoretical

Times of Training

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

Swagelok Training Services COVID-19 Procedures

All training delegates are issued with a Delegate Handbook, a copy of our COVID-19 Training Delivery Risk Assessment and Joining Instructions to read prior to attending any of our training academies. These documents are constantly reviewed in line with Government advice. Delegates are also required to complete an Online Course Registration and COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire prior to attending their training course or technical test, and upon arrival at our academies, they will also have their temperature checked.

We recognise that as an essential business, it is important to you to ensure your assets operate efficiently and effectively, and safety critical training is required. The health and safety of our training delegates, our associates, our partners and everyone around them remains our top priority and we have implemented stringent social distancing, monitoring and hygiene measures to protect their health and wellbeing. To view a copy of the Training Delegate Handbook, please click here. If you have any questions regarding our procedures or attendance at our training academies, please contact us on +44 (0)1224 759916 or email

Course Dates and Availability

For a list of the scheduled dates and availability for the ECITB SBT03 course,

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Technical Test Route

Technical Testing with the associated ECITB certificate of achievement plays a key role in validating a candidates skill, ability and job knowledge in a specific task or activity. The technical test route following completion of the ECITB SBT03 course is TSBT03.

Course Synopsis

To download a copy of the course synopsis, click here


For further details about this course or to speak to one of our Training Team email or call +44 (0)1224 759916.