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Compressed air system technology

Training course

The Certificate in Compressed Air System Technology (CAST) provides a comprehensive introduction to the main principles of compressed air systems.

Target group

The course is ideal for manufacturers, distributors, installers, and users of compressed air equipment and systems.


The course comprises 10 modules:

  • Science and properties of air - how air behaves depending on its pressure, volume and temperature
  • Applications of compressed air - where and why compressed air is used
  • Compressed air systems - the key components within a system and what each component does
  • Air compressors - the different technologies and what each type of compressor is used for
  • Control systems - how the supply of compressed air can be matched to the needs of the users
  • Air treatment - cleaning and drying the air to the required standard
  • Storage and distribution of compressed air
  • Maintenance of compressed air systems
  • Health, safety and the environment - health and safety legislation affecting compressed air systems
  • Compressed air in action

When you successfully complete your course, you will be able to print out your own BCAS/Virtual College certificate.


£385.00 (+VAT) for a single user
(Please contact us to discuss discounts for multiple purchases).

Booking & Enquiries

To book this Training Course please use our Online booking form or get in touch using one of the contact methods below.

Thorite Training Academy, Thorite House, Laisterdyke, Bradford, BD4 8BZ

Tel: 01274 663471
Fax: 01274 657024

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If you would like to discuss this course or any of our Training Courses, please contact us on 01274 663471 or email

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