Pressure Testing


To supply delegates with the skills and knowledge required to successfully carry out a variety of pressure tests.

Delegates must have a proven craft background.

Course Duration
1-2 days

Maximum Number
6 persons – 1 day.
Up to 10 persons – 2 day.

Training Aids
Lecture notes, audio/visual presentation and practical demonstrations.

One to one assessment using practical demonstrations.

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive NETA certificate of attendance.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact:


On successful completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Prepare for a pressure test
  • Carry out a pressure test
  • Depressurize a system
  • React in a safe and controlled manner in the event of a leak
  • Understand how to set a relief valve using a pneumatic medium
  • Know the equipment requirements in carrying out a pressure test



  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Management of HASAWA
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
  • Pressure Systems Regulations
  • Unintentional Release of Pressure
  • Manual Handling
  • Pressure Equipment Directive
  • Safety in Fluid Power Systems

Pressure Testing

  • Theory and practical aspects of pressure testing

Testing with Different Mediums

  • Advantages/disadvantages of different types of test medium

Test Types

  • Overview of various types of test and why they are required


  • Legal requirements and best practices

Service and Repair

  • Best practices for maintaining pressure systems


  • Inspection, service, repair of client’s pressure systems