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ECITB On-Site Machining

ECITB Approved Partner

The ECITB has introduced a new method of training and validating skills in the specialist area of on-site machining with approved training courses derived from the new ECITB On-Site Machining technical training standards.

Work Based Task Assignments have been implemented and new ECITB Technical Tests introduced.

The technical training standards cover joint facing of flanged and clamp connectors, pipe cutting, weld preparation, milling, drilling and thread tapping operations.

The new technical training standards are:

  • TS OSM 01 - On-Site Cutting and Weld Preparation 
  • TS OSM 02 - On-Site Joint Face Machining – Full & Raised Face Flanges 
  • TS OSM 03 - On-Site Drilling and Thread Tapping 
  • TS OSM 04 - On-Site Milling 
  • TS OSM 05 - On-Site Joint Face Machining – RTJ Flanges & Clamp Connector Hubs

The new 4 Stage On-Site Machining Training and Competency Model is provided below:

 

  • Stage 1 - ECITB Approved Courses

    The ECITB has approved five specific training courses which are derived from the new technical training standards:

    • OSM 01 - On-Site Cutting and Weld Preparation – 3 days duration.
    • OSM 02 - On-Site Joint Face Machining – Full & Raised Face Flanges – 2 days duration.
    • OSM 03 - On-Site Drilling and Thread Tapping – 2 days duration.
    • OSM 04 - On-Site Milling – 2 days duration.
    • OSM 05 - On-Site Joint Face Machining – RTJ Flanges & Clamp Connector Hubs - 3 days duration.

    These courses are grant aided for ECITB registered employers

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  • Stage 2 - Work Based Task Assignments

    A new approach to the workplace consolidation of knowledge has been developed; Work Based Task Assignments..

    Each assignment lists the activities to be undertaken by the learner and validated by the supervisor.

    Five work based task assignments have been approved by the ECITB:

    • OSM 01 - On-Site Cutting and Weld Preparation
    • OSM 02 - On-Site Joint Face Machining – Full & Raised Face Flanges
    • OSM 03 - On-Site Drilling and Thread Tapping
    • OSM 04 - On-Site Milling
    • OSM 05 - On-Site Joint Face Machining – RTJ Flanges & Clamp Connector Hubs 

    The task assignments are normally completed between three to twelve months after the initial training course and the learner can then undertake an ECITB approved Technical Test.

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  • Stage 3 - Technical Tests

    Technical Testing with an associated ECITB certificate of achievement plays a key role in validating an Individual’s skill, ability and job knowledge in a specific task area. Each test consists of a knowledge test and practical activity test against identified test criteria.

    There are five ECITB approved Technical Tests covering On-Site Machining:

    • TOSM 01 - On-Site Cutting and Weld Preparation – 2 days duration
    • TOSM 02 - On-Site Joint Face Machining – Full & Raised Face Flanges – 1 day duration
    • TOSM 03 - On-Site Drilling and Thread Tapping – 1 day duration
    • TOSM 04 - On-Site Milling – 2 days duration
    • TOSM 05 - On-Site Joint Face Machining – RTJ Flanges & Clamp Connector Hubs – 2 days duration

    These tests are grant aided for ECITB registered employers.

Remember: 
TRAINING IS NOT EXPENSIVE RE-WORK IS!

Please contact training@hydratight.com to request suitable dates and more course details

ECITB On-Site Machining

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