Course Details


Start Date: 14 Jun 21
End Date: 15 Jun 21
Fee: R 8452.50 incl. VAT per person


Henk Volschenk
+27 (0)21 959 4348
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Province: Western Cape
Suburb: Bellville
City: Cape Town

Bolting Joint Technology


  • Bolted Joint Integrity Education.
  • Development of Industry Standards.
  • Training as per ASME PCC-1 2013
  • merSETA Accredited
  • More than 1000 technicians trained to date – South Africa, Angola
  • Industries trained: Refineries, Offshore FPSO & Rigs, Power Generation, Heavy Industry, Mining, etc.
  • Independent Provider of Technical Expertise / Assistance.

The cost of the Course is  R8,452.50 incl. VAT per delegate, which includes a comprehensive reference manual, a Certificate of Competency, and ID badge (valid for three years) that they should display when on-site, and an Institute logbook.

The Course is catered, so refreshments and lunch are served on both days.

Learning Objectives of ASME PCC 1

  • Gasket types and their limitations
  • Bolt types and their Limitations
  • Identification of correct joint components
  • Manual torque tightening
  • Hydraulic torque tightening
  • Bolt tensioning
  • Flange alignment
  • Importance of using specified lubricant
  • Techniques used for load control
  • Calibration and maintenance of bolt-tightening equipment
  • Inspection, reporting defect/faults and repairing a joint for closure
  • Gasket handling preparation and installation
  • Correct joint disassembly and assembly and safety procedures
  • Importance of joint-quality assurance procedures, certification and records

PLEASE NOTE: To prevent the risk of running this learning opportunity at a loss, SARETEC will only present the course if there is a minimum of six (6) paid participants attending the learning opportunity.