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Swagelok Northwest (US)

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Training Options at Swagelok Northwest (US)

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Swagelok is a solutions provider. Swagelok Northwest (US) has paired extensive knowledge of industry with practical component applications since our first day in business. Our goal is to be a trusted source for the continued progress and success of your business.


We've developed comprehensive training in response to the intense change in the workforce. We understand the pressures from losing skilled staff, and we know how difficult it is to educate new staff. We understand how staffing changes can impact efficiency and safety in your operations. Swagelok Northwest (US)'s trainings combine a strong educational foundation from Swagelok with local understanding. The result is a world class series of training courses.


Some of our customers choose to pick and choose trainings on an as-needed basis. Many more have implemented continuous training to ensure a strong and aligned knowledge base for their teams.


Swagelok training helps you:


  • Improve compliance and safety
  • Educate your staff
  • Bridge the knowledge gap created when experienced workers retire
  • Get new employees up to speed on the proper selection and installation of fluid system components


We encourage you to read through our basic and advanced training options. When you’re ready to move forward, complete our training survey on the training request page. This survey will give us details on which courses are most important to you. You can also schedule an upcoming training or share your suggestions for additional course offerings.


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Swagelok’s basic training programs provide you with hands-on tools for meeting daily challenges. Our training programs develop fluid system expertise through in-depth installation and assessment techniques.


Basic Training programs focus on general knowledge, installation procedures, and selection criteria. Trainings also give an overview of the fluid system components typically used in facilities.


Swagelok-certified trainers teach each course at locations and times convenient to you. Courses range from full day classes to 5-day seminars.


Tube Fitting Installation Essentials: Learn the proper use, leak-tight installation, and maintenance of Swagelok tube fittings.


Tube Bending Essentials: Learn how to design, install, inspect, and maintain leak-free tubing systems and components.


VCR Fitting Installation: This class will teach you how to optimize the performance of your VCR fittings. Flammable, toxic, and corrosive fluids come into contact with your VCR fittings every day. These fittings must maintain system integrity and perform reliably with frequent reassembly.


Tube Fitting Installation Inspection Essentials: This class is for inspectors, installers, and technicians. It covers proper tube selection, cutting, and deburring.


Valve Essentials: In this course, you will learn to identify proper valve types and functions. The class includes instruction on key valve features and construction, and it will help you spot common valve issues in your facility.


Hose Essentials: Understanding hose essentials will help you extend your hose production cycle.


Medium and High-Pressure Cone and Thread Essentials: Learn how to optimize performance of cone and thread fittings in medium and high-pressure systems.




Our Advanced Training programs focus on practical application of tools and components used in facilities. They bring theoretical concepts to real world application. Trainees walk away with a sound understanding of what a system is, as well as how to improve it.


Advanced Training programs focus on specific knowledge, diagnostic procedures, operational set-up, and maintenance in facilities.


Swagelok-certified trainers teach each course at locations and times convenient to you. Courses range from full day classes to 5-day seminars.


ASME Section IX certification for Orbital Welding is also included in this suite of training.


Advanced Tube Bending: This advanced course teaches different methods of tube bending for both simple and complex offset bends. Use both hand and benchtop tube benders as you learn practical tube bending techniques.


Materials Science: Learn more about the microstructural characteristics and mechanical properties of materials and select the right materials for your application.


Process Analyzer Sampling Systems: Stop relying on guesswork as you learn to recognize sampling system issues and determine corrective actions.


Steam Systems: This comprehensive course that will help you diagnose and eliminate steam system design flaws. We offer standard and custom courses covering more than 40 steam subjects.


Orbital Welding: Learn orbital welding principles, system setup, operation, and troubleshooting


We are one Swagelok, and Swagelok Northwest (US) has many resources, locally and globally. Swagelok regularly consults on new construction, maintenance, and repair challenges, and investigates corrosion issues. We provide recommendations for part specifications, system designs, and assemblies.


Swagelok training is essential to prepare your team for the demands of growth in your industry. Contact us today.