About this course

Built on the success of the existing training offered through the Valve Fundamentals Course, AVK Southern Africa’s Academy launched its Advanced Valves – Principles & Practice course, in November 2017. This course, also accredited by ECSA, provides greater insights into principles and practices that address the theories of fluid pressures, fluid flow and field applications.

The training programme has been developed to offer a guide to end users (including clients, engineers, technicians and plant operators), from selecting the correct valve for the application to gaining a better understanding of potential field problems while identifying practical solutions. The Advanced Valves Principles & Practice course will run over a two-day period and consists of seven modules.




  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fluid Flow
  • Cavitation
  • Water Hammer
  • Valve Selection
  • Typical Valve Application Problems
  • Pump Station selection and Positioning

Program Overview

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