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Educational Services & Training


Educational Services

Proper sizing, selection, and maintenance of valves, actuators, and regulators is crucial to process control loop operation.  We’ll help your personnel develop the skills they will need to ensure the plant runs smoothly.  Our instructors will share their knowledge and experience of valves, regulators and actuators through lecture and hands on workshops.

Pacific Controls conducts training where and when it works best for you – at one of our regional offices, on-site at your facility or at a nearby off-site location. Convenient training schedules provide great flexibility, so your staff can participate at a time that minimizes business disruptions.


Control Valves

Pressure Relief Valves

Pressure Regulator

Fieldvue & Instrument Training

Scheduled Training and Events

Fisher Course 1300 Control Valve Engineering I

Overview For Fisher Course 1300

This course is for engineers, technicians and others responsible for the selection, sizing, and application of control valves, actuators and control valve instrumentation. This 3 days course reviews design and operating principles of control valves, actuators, positioners and related accessories. It describes the sizing and selection methods for a broad variety of control valve assemblies. Students will solve several problems using Fisher Specification Manager and published materials, plus participate in equipment demonstrations and hands-on workshops.

Students who complete this course will:

• Select the proper valve characteristic for a given process.

• Choose suitable styles of control valves for an application.

• Size of control valves and actuators.

• Properly apply positioners and instruments.


Some experience with industrial controls equipment including control valves and actuators would be helpful.

Class Size: 8 Participants 

Time: 9.00 am – 5:00 pm


  • Control Valve Selection: Rotary / Sliding Stem 
  • Control Valve specifications
  • Design options
  • Actuator Selection and Sizing 
  • Corrosion Resistant Valves 
  • Liquid Valve Sizing 
  • Gas Valve Sizing
  • Positioners and Transducers 
  • Valve Application Guidelines 
  • Valve Characteristics 
  • Valve Packing Considerations 
  • Cavitation
  • Valve Noise

Dates: 14-16 May 2024

Venue: Pacific Controls Pty Ltd

Unit 5D/6 Boundary Road


Cost: $2000 per student, Morning tea & Lunch included

RSVP before 26 April 2024 to

For more information call Steven McDonald – 0419 250937