Open Online Training Session

Open Online Training Session for Process Gas Compressors operation & Maintenance

Our open training is now more accessible, more convenient and more economical. Now is your chance.

Burckhardt Compression is now offering an non-brand specific online open training session. This course is open to companies and individuals with responsibility for the safe operation and maintenance of process gas compressors.

This training imparts general knowledge about compressor theory, components and how to maintain and safely operate process gas compressors. As this training starts from scratch, no prior compressor knowledge is required.

What are the course objectives?

The following topics will be covered during the course:

  • Hazards associated with reciprocating compressors
  • Compressor theory
  • Component identification and function
  • Bearings (design, operation, failure modes)
  • Frame lubrication system and ancillaries
  • Compressor operation:
  • Maintenance procedures practice:
    – Valves: Removal, inspection, replacement
    – Bearings: Fitting, measurement of bearing components, clearance measurement methods
  • Fault-finding and troubleshooting


When is the training taking place?

A new date is beeing evaluated.  Please contact us for further information.

Questions and answers

Who is the course for?

This training course is designed for people who will be working on and operating process gas compressors.
It is designed to give candidates the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to carry out their day-to-day duties.
safely and efficiently. Prior compressor knowledge is not required.

How many people are in a training group?

The number of participants in a group is limited to 12 to ensure efficient knowledge transfer.
A minimum number of 3 participants is required to realize the training.

Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis.

How much does the training course cost?

The regular course price is CHF 690.

Will I receive a certificate of participation after the course is over?

Burckhardt Compression will give all participants who complete the training course a certificate of participation


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