COURSE NAME:Valves & Actuators


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Valves are an increasingly vital component of modern Power Generation Plants around the world. Well–selected and maintained control valves increase efficiency, safety, profitability, and ecology. The course offers an introduction to control valves including definitions for common control valve and instrumentation terminology. Develops the vital topic of control valve performance. Covers valve and actuator types. Gives a comprehensive guide to selecting the best control valve for an application. Covers the selection and use of special control valves. Offers typical control valve installation and maintenance procedures. Includes information on control valve standards and approval agencies throughout the world.



  • This course points out some of the requirements to be complied with in the design of the valve remote control system in order to satisfy existing rules and requirements.
  • It also gives recommendations and guidelines in selecting types of system and equipment.
  • Basics and nomenclature
  • Introduction to Control Valves
  • Sizing of Valves for liquids, steam and gases
  • Use of actuators
  • Actuator principles of operation
  • Actuator sizing and specification
    Disassemble, replace defective parts, reassemble and calibrate pneumatic diaphragm actuator
  • Piston actuator advantages and calibration
  • Check, disassemble, replace defective parts, reassemble and check operation of solenoid actuator
  • Problems in control Valves and remedies
  • Noise and Cavitations in Control Valves
  • Materials
  • Testing of Control Valves
  • Desuperheaters
  • Control Valves for Power Plants
  • Smart positioners / Valves
  • Control Valve Performance
  • Valve and Actuator Types
  • Control Valve Accessories
  • Control Valve Selection
  • Special Control Valves
  • Steam Conditioning Valves
  • Installation and Maintenance
  • Valves NDT tests
  • Standards and Approvals
  • Engineering Data
  • Pipe Data


  • Professionals involved in engineering, inspection, maintenance and operations. 
  • Plant and process engineers, designers and technicians
  • Specification writers, operations and maintenance personnel, consulting engineers
  • Other individuals responsible for smooth operation of plant equipment



    • 4 Day(s)

    The presentation is generally appealing to me. The dedication & devotion of the instructor are both laudable & admirable.
    Mohammed F. Alotaibi

    Really this course is important for any inspector, so I will recommended it for our employees. And thanks a lot!
    Ahmed Al-Yami

    You are doing excellent bringing such very talented instructor. Please keep it up.
    Ahmed Afifi
    Al-Zamil CoolCare

    I would like to appreciate you as well as the instructor for a good training due to the fact that the helping to gain new information about the types of valve with advantages and disadvantage as well. Many thinking.
    Zaki Ali Aldawood

    This course was very beneficial and helpful to understand one of the Major NDT method. I encourage ITC to continue with this performance.
    Talal Saad AlHasawi

    ITC service was in overall excellent. Thanks.
    Wael M. Morsy

    This course was good and a nice guide to the PMP exam. Thanks.
    Yazeed Mohamed Mreki
    General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)

    It was good course & good preparation with excellent instructor. Thanks a lot.
    Faisal Mahdi Al-Qahtani

    It was a nice course to have. I suggest taking this course with the same instructor to other people. Thanks for the instructor for his kindness & helfull during the course.
    Abdul-Moniem Al-Humoud

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    Mohammed Amjad
    Al-Suwadi Services

    The instructor is highly and technical knowledgeable in explaining all the subject in the course taken.
    Noel V. Garan
    Coldstorec Group Of Saudi Arabia

    Instructor was well prepared and knowledgeable I gain lot of useful information.
    Gulam Khan
    Saudi Aramco

    It was a good learning experience. Got to know the concept involved in key account.
    Muthuraman Nachiappan
    Al-Suwadi Services

    The instructor Mr. Ahmed Sabry has a very nice spirit.
    Salam Fakhoury
    Al Khodari Company

    It is very useful to us and increase our knowledge.
    Mohammed Rashed Afifi
    Al Khodari Company

    The course is excellent and helpful. It help me in organizing the work in more safe manner.
    Muzammil Hayat
    Al Khodari Company

    The instructor is very knowledge and hard working, his way of teaching is very good.
    Ibrahim Darwish
    Al Khodari Company