The objective of this topic is to provide the delegates the basic knowledge and skills in this discipline to facilitate faster learning curves while on the job. This topic will cover the fundamental principles and concepts used in process plant layout and piping design. Upon completion of this topic the delegates will have a clear understanding of the design and engineering principles used in plant layout and piping design..

  1. Introduction to Process piping.
  2. Piping Components and fittings.
  3. Valves.
  4. Overview of Static & Rotary Equipment’s.
  5. Pipe supports.
  6. Piping Materials.
  7. a) Piping Material Selection.
    b) Pipe wall thickness calculation.
    c) Design Pressure calculation.
    d) Design of miter bends.
  8. Process Piping Codes and Standards.
  9. General-Process Diagrams. (Isometric, P& ID, PFD, GA)
  10. 3D Modeling.
  11. Fabrication and Erection Techniques.
  12. Pressure Testing Procedures.

  1. Introduction to Welding
  2. Codes & Standards
  3. Welding process & Quality
  4. Basic welding & Cutting process workshop (Theory & Practicals)
  5. Welding Metallurgy
  6. Safety in Welding & Cutting Processes
  7. Welding Qualifications & Specifications
  8. Fatigue of Welded Structures
  9. Welding Inspection
  10. Geometries & Weld Symbols
  11. Selection of Base metals & Filler Metals
  12. Weld Defects
  13. Reports & Forms


Understanding the basic principles of various NDT methods, fundamentals, discontinuities in different product forms, importance of NDT, applications, limitations of NDT methods and techniques and codes, standards and specifications related to non-destructive testing technology.

  1. Introduction to N.D.E.
  2. Codes and Standards.
  3. Visual Testing.
  4. Liquid Penetrant Testing.
  5. Magnetic Particle Testing.
  6. Ultrasonic Testing.
  7. Radiographic Testing.
  8. Radiographic Film Interpretation
  9. Report Forms.



Understand basic blasting and painting procedures, methods of application and testing Understand the importance of surface preparation. Recognise the benefits and disadvantages of coating and paint systems


  1. Corrosion theory
  2. Coating conditions
  3. Surface preparation methods, purpose and standards
  4. Blasting methods and equipment
  5. Cleaning methods and standards
  6. Surface contaminants and tests/detection
  7. Paint systems, manufacture and technology
  8. Paint film testing and equipment
  9. Paint gloss
  10. Adhesion test and equipment
  11. Pinhole/Holiday detection
  12. Cathodic protection
  13. Paint application methods
  14. Duties of the painting inspector
  15. Health and safety

Piping Engineering - Training on Pipe Fabrication