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Course Description

In this course, you'll develop a new understanding of compressor drivers and the maintenance of reciprocating compressors. This includes an overview of compressor drivers and their installation, start-up and maintenance. You'll also explore routine preventive maintenance for reciprocating compressors while discussing lubricating systems and lubricant types for moving parts.

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Learner Outcomes

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

  • describe driver types and reciprocating compressor maintenance
  • describe compressor driver types and operations
  • describe valves and rod packing
  • describe lubrication principles and application.

Notes

This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Drivers, Operation and Maintenance
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Aug 12, 2024 to Sep 22, 2024
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Drivers, Operation and Maintenance
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Nov 04, 2024 to Dec 15, 2024
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Drivers, Operation and Maintenance
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Feb 03, 2025 to Mar 16, 2025
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Drivers, Operation and Maintenance
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 05, 2025 to Jun 15, 2025
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Drivers, Operation and Maintenance
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Aug 11, 2025 to Sep 21, 2025
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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