Course Description

In this course, you'll examine the design and applications of valves. From standard valves to specialized valves, the construction, maintenance and function of valves you'll develop a deep understanding of these components. Learn to describe valve actuators including the selection of actuator types as you discover the importance and function of pressure safety devices, along with the prevention of common problems associated with these valves.

Earn a Micro-Credential

This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of B- (70%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe valve types and applications
  • describe standard valves
  • describe specialized valves
  • describe valve actuators
  • discuss pressure safety devices.


This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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