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General valves – inspection and maintenance


This course covers consistent and safe inspection and maintenance of ball, gate, twin-seal, globe, and four-way valves.


Students will learn proper inspection and maintenance techniques through hands-on activities with all valve types.

Lessons include:


Pre-inspection activities:

  • Schedule inspection
  • Prepare materials
  • Permits
  • Notifications


Inspection activities:

  • Visual inspection
  • Lubrication
  • Flushing and operability testing
  • Injecting stem sealant


Post-inspection activities:

  • Complete notifications
  • Documentation