Pump repair & maintenance

Understand key failure modes for pump and motor components and identify remedial solutions for improved maintenance.

2 days

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Pump repair & maintenance
£800.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£900.00 Plus vat


Understand key failure modes for pump and motor components and identify remedial solutions for improved maintenance.

This two-day classroom & hands-on training course has been designed to provide an overview of pump repairs & maintenance. Suitable both for the novice technicians seeking the fundamentals of pump repair, as well as the experienced technicians seeking skills improvement or a refresher. Health & Safety and best practice are an integral part of the course training. 

Who should attend?

Anyone who is involved in repairing or maintaining Pumps and pump systems or whose job role involves ensuring the smooth flow of an operation where pumps or pump systems are an integral part of the function. 

How will I benefit?

  • Identification of roto dynamic machinery 
  • Identification of failure points of key components 
  • Identification of maintenance strategies to reduce unplanned failure 
Contributes 14 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Different types of pumps / impellers /materials 
  • How to read a typical manufacturer pump nameplate & what you can do if it doesn’t have one attached 
  • List of parts and what you should normally replace 
  • How to dis-assemble and re-assemble to manufacturers specifications 
  • The different types of mechanical seals & packing 
  • Repair or replace it with a more efficient pump unit 
  • Booster Sets & Expansion Vessels 
  • Sewage Pumps & Pump Stations 
  • Testing / Warranty / Commissioning 
  • Preventive maintenance, weekly, monthly, quarterly & yearly 
  • Disposal of equipment. 

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: E, C and B

  1. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’
  2. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  3. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’

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These trainers regularly teach Pump repair & maintenance.

  • Alex Yates Imeche

    Alex Yates

    Alex has been the principle presenter of the BPMA Certified Pump Systems auditor (CPSA) initiative for a number of years Alex has worked in the field of roto-dynamic performance assessments for the last 30 years. Over this time, he has assessed pumps, blowers and hydro turbines throughout the world. He specialises in the assessment of the pump performance and the interaction of multiple unit operations both for series and parallel systems.

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  • UK-Spec:
    E, C, B

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Available dates for Pump repair & maintenance

2 day course

23-24 May 2024
28-29 Nov 2024

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