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Swagelok Scotland, Teesside & Ireland

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Swagelok Small Bore Tube Fitting Installation Course for Hydrogen Applications

Course Aims

To provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of the Swagelok® tube fitting and related products, and instruct on the correct installation, maintenance and trouble-shooting techniques to increase system efficiency and improve system safety. To provide an awareness of standards and best practices when working with high pressure and high-safety factor hydrogen applications and gas delivery systems.

Target Audience

Technicians, maintenance and engineering personnel involved in the installation, maintenance, inspection and design of hydrogen applications and small bore tubing gas delivery systems.

Course Content

  • Safe tube fitting installation procedures for high pressure applications and high-safety factor systems
  • Understanding of hydrogen leakage, its implications and helium leak testing
  • Correct material selection and hydrogen embrittlement
  • Identify component parts required to make a leak free connection
  • Correct thread identification and sealing methods (SAE, NPT, BSP, etc.)
  • Metric v fractional component part identification
  • Correct tube handling, preparation and bending
  • Overview of EC79 standard
  • Awareness of HV35 and HV70

Course Delivery

Classroom and training workshop


Swagelok® Certificate of Completion - valid for 3 years (subject to successful completion of both practical and theoretical exams).

Course Length

1 day - 50% Practical, 50% Theoretical

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

This course can be delivered at one of our training academies, at your own premises or offshore. Contact our training team to discuss a date to suit your requirements.

Course Synopsis

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