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ITI Visual Inspection Procedures

This Cylinder Inspection Course is designed to promote safety in the care and maintenance of high-pressure scuba cylinders. The VIP program is intended to demonstrate to the scuba industry, a need to meet and exceed the minimum standards established by the Code of Federal Regulations. In addition, it is intended to train inspectors in the proper handling, filling, and inspection techniques, including the identification of the various defective conditions that can lead to cylinder rejection or condemnation. The course will also cover the operation and repair of valves, cleaning and maintenance and the operation of high pressure compressor systems.

Who this course is for:

Individuals that:

  • Wish to know more about the visual inspection procedures used in the compressed gas industry, not just scuba
  • Wish to know how to properly handle high pressure cylinders
  • Will be working with high pressure cylinders as part of their employment

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18

What you can expect to learn:

The SDI Visual Inspections Procedures course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • Purpose
    • Legal requirements, standards of the community
  • Safe handling of cylinders
    • Fill station operator rules and recommendations
    • Identification of the various cylinder markings
    • Legal/illegal filling requirements
    • Filling procedures
  • Tools and their uses
  • Visual inspection indications
    • Proper identification of the various defect conditions
  • Criteria for rejection and condemnation of a cylinder
    • Define the criteria for cylinder rejection
    • Define the criteria for condemning a cylinder
  • Other services
    • Valve inspection and cleaning
    • Compressor operations
    • oxygen cleaning
  • The basis for cylinder cleaning
  • Visual inspection procedures
    • Step by step walk-through of the inspection process

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course graduates may:

  • Visually inspect high-pressure scuba cylinders for defective conditions that could cause a cylinder failure
  • Train fill station operators (FSO) in the safe methods of handling, transporting and filling of high-pressure scuba cylinders

Visual Inspection Procedures $297.45

 Start DateEnd DateMax. Places 
20 Feb 201827 Feb 20184

Visual Inspection Procedures
Course Instructor(s): Richard Stavoe Jr.

  • Orientation - Tue 20 Feb 2018 from 18:00 to 18:30 - Motor City Scuba - Classroom
  • Workshop 1 - Tue 20 Feb 2018 from 19:00 to 21:00 - Motor City Scuba - Back Room
  • Classroom session - Tue 20 Feb 2018 from 18:30 to 19:00 - Motor City Scuba - Classroom
  • Elearning review - Tue 27 Feb 2018 from 18:00 to 19:00 - Motor City Scuba - Classroom
  • Workshop 2 - Tue 27 Feb 2018 from 19:00 to 21:00 - Motor City Scuba - Back Room

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