Technical Training Understand TD/13 better

Introduction to IGEM/TD/13

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills required in the safe design, installation, operation and maintenance of pressure regulating devices used within transmission pipework or distribution mains that carry natural gas, LPG or mixes of LPG and air.

Course summary

A course developed for anyone involved in the installation, management or supervision of Pressure Regulating installations for Natural Gas, Liquified Petroleum Gas and Liquified Petroleum Gas/ Air in accordance with IGEM/TD/13.

Course objectives

  • Communicate the planning and legal considerations required for a successful design and installation
  • Identify the primary Design parameters and communication of expected minimum design deliverables
  • Establish the Construction controls based on design requirements
  • Communicate the commissioning and validation controls
  • Carry out a groupwork exercise to establish a suitable design configuration
  • Establish a list of minimum design and construction deliverables

Course content

  1. Applicable legislation
  2. Scope of application
  3. Planning requirements
  4. Housing types, including above ground installations, below ground installations and vessels
  5. Designing a PRI
  6. Pressure and flow control
  7. Protection against corrosion
  8. Electrical and instrumentation requirements
  9. Construction practices and expectations
  10. Testing
  11. Commissioning and decommissioning
  12. Operations and maintenance
  13. Uprating
  14. Record management

Who should attend?

Anyone involved in the design, installation, management or supervision of pressure regulating installations for natural gas, liquified petroleum gas and liquified petroleum gas air in accordance with TD/13.

Trainer Profile

Keith Johnston has 40 years’ experience in the utility sector, working across project management, operations, design and design management, construction management, feasibility studies, cost estimating, compliance and health and safety management. In addition to being a Chartered Engineer skilled in all aspects of project delivery including business development, Keith has extensive expertise in compliance and health and safety legislation.


Don’t take our word for it, this is what delegates on previous courses have to say:

"Extremely helpful, really delved into TD13 without baffling me too much."
"Trainer is knowledgeable, enthusiastic and engaged."
"Very informative and covering a wide range of topics relevant to my day to day work."
"Good overview of the specification."
"Interactive and more fun than usual courses"

Joining instructions

Once you have booked you will be sent your MS Teams joining invite nearer the date of the course.  The course will take place on two consecutive mornings from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

Contact info

Email [email protected] or call 01509 678150