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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
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Feb 06, 2023 to Mar 19, 2023
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $270.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Feb 16, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Feb 16, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 17, 2023 to Mar 06, 2023
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
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Jun 11, 2023
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $270.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to May 11, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to May 11, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 12, 2023 to May 29, 2023
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
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Aug 07, 2023 to Sep 17, 2023
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $270.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Aug 17, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Aug 17, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 18, 2023 to Sep 04, 2023
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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