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If you wish to avail of accreditation one year’s relevant experience or equivalent is required as a prerequisite for this course.
If candidates wish to avail of accreditation on this programme, then they must attend a 5th day on this course which is held 3-4 weeks after the main 4 day programme. Candidates who do not wish to avail of accreditation are still welcome to only attend the scheduled 4 days and receive a Certificate of Attendance.
SAFETY – Introduction to Pneumatics and relative equipment – Compressed air safety
AIR PRODUCTION – Compressor Types – Receiver Regulations – Drains – Manual/Auto
AIR DISTRIBUTION – Ring Main Layout Design – Pipe Material/EPL – Theory/Practical
AIR PREPARATION – Filters, Regulators, Lubricators – Theory/Practical
SYMBOLIC REPRESENTATION – CEETOPS, ISO 1219 BS2917
CONTROL VALVES – Directional Flow – Double Acting cylinder control – Circuits design build – practical, with above
AIR CYLINDERS – single-double acting – Multi- position, magnetic
PNEUMATIC EQUIPMENT – Magnetic Symbols to ISO 1219-1-BS297 – Visual and Component Aids – Pneumatic Training Boards- to Cascade and Logic – Jun/Air silent compressor – Computerised circuit building and simulation – Supporting course materials
Who Should Attend:
This course is primarily designed for Process Technicians/Engineers/Production Shift Supervisors and any technical personnel who wish to gain a good practical knowledge of pneumatics. This course provides insight to pneumatic theory, controls, components, and logic applications. Hands-on training is accomplished through the use of component cutaways and tabletop trainers.
Safety Shoes – Required on this course
Name of Awarding Body: Quality and Qualifications Ireland QQI
Title of Programme: Maintenance- Pneumatics
Award to which it leads: Pneumatic Equipment Maintenance
QQI Code: 5N3048
This programme is a QQI component (minor) award, certified at Level 5 on the national framework of qualifications – see www.nfq.ie and is an elective component of major award 5M3080 – Plastics Injection Moulding.