SANS 13577 – Industrial furnaces and associated processing equipment

Focus of Course

Specifies the safety requirements for combustion and fuel handling systems that are part of industrial furnaces and associated thermoprocessing equipment (TPE). Deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to combustion and fuel handling systems.

Covers piping upstream of the manual isolation valve, fuel pipework downstream of and including the manual isolating valve; combustion air supply (including oxygen and oxygen enriched combustion air) and flue gas system; burner(s), burner system and ignition device; functional requirements for safety related control system.

Also provides insight on the compliance requirements to be met by manufacturers, importers, suppliers, practitioners, contractors, advisors and end-users of gas for the installation, commissioning, start-up, operation, maintenance and shut down of gas systems as well as foreseeable faults or malfunctions.

Course Start Date End Date Time Location Status
SANS13577 001/24 29 Jan 2 Feb Mon-Thurs 09:00-13:00 SAGA Virtual Training Completed
SANS13577 002/24 11 Mar 15 Mar Mon-Thurs 09:00-13:00 SAGA Virtual Training Completed
SANS13577 003/24 15 Apr 19 Apr Mon-Thurs 09:00-13:00 SAGA Virtual Training Completed
SANS13577 004/24 3 Jun 7 Jun Mon-Thurs 09:00-13:00 SAGA Virtual Training Completed
SANS13577 005/24 15 Jul 19 Jul Mon-Thurs 09:00-13:00 SAGA Virtual Training Scheduled
SANS13577 006/24 26 Aug 30 Aug Mon-Thurs 09:00-13:00 SAGA Virtual Training Scheduled
SANS13577 007/24 7 Oct 11 Oct Mon-Thurs 09:00-13:00 SAGA Virtual Training Scheduled
SANS13577 008/24 18 Nov 22 Nov Mon-Thurs 09:00-13:00 SAGA Virtual Training Scheduled

Content

The course is based on the SANS 13577 Industrial furnaces and associated processing equipment — Safety –

– Part 1:   General requirements

– Part 2:    Combustion and fuel handling systems

– Part 4:    Protective systems

Attendance

The course is mandatory for persons wanting to work with furnaces and associated thermoprocessing equipment (TPE) fuelled by different fuel sources such as gaseous, liquid fuels, multiple fuels and oxygen or oxygen-enriched combustion air.  The course is a pre-requisite for registration as an industrial gas practitioner for a single or combination registration of fuel types nl. Natural Gas, LPG, Liquid Fuels, Biogas and CNG.

Course cancellation

Less than 8 delegates

Course fee

SAGA On-site based training  – R16,989.00 (excl VAT) per delegate which includes course notes and SAQCC registration fee of R2,200.00 for the first three years. Costs for any meals, accommodation and travelling are not included in the fee.

Businesses, outside Gauteng, requiring onsite training, need to make provision for travelling and accommodation costs of the course facilitator.

Virtual Training – R13,732.00.00 (excl VAT) per delegate which includes course notes and SAQCC registration fee of R2,200.00 for the first three years. Costs for any other meals, accommodation and travelling are not included in the fee.  All manuals will be couriered to each delegate before commencement date

SAQCC Gas registration fee will increase as from 1 March 2025.

ONLINE MEDIUM – training will be conducted via private Microsoft Teams Conference sessions.  Delegates will receive a direct invitation for each session.  All related requirements will be forwarded once SAGA received the course application form.

Also refer to ‘Scope and Competency’ for pre-requisite and qualification aspects.

SAGA reserves the right to postpone any course where an insufficient number of bookings have been received.  All scheduled dates are provisional and subject to change. 

Bookings will only be regarded as confirmed upon the receipt of all required documentation and payment.