Understanding ISO 8573 – The Air Quality Standard

Online learning programme

This blended learning workshop will guide you through each part of ISO 8573, the air quality standard.

A full understanding of ISO 8573 is vital before any decisions on equipment selection and testing methods are undertaken. This course therefore explains the importance of considering all parts of a compressed air system, whether you are a supplier, consultant, service provider, or user of compressed  air.

Compressed air is a safe and reliable form of power, widely used in industry and business.  Compressed air, however, is not clean  as it contains many hazards in the form of contamination.

In a typical compressed air  system  there are 10 main contaminants that require treatment if the system is to operate safely, efficiently and cost effectively.

The  course provides a tutorial to help you understand  where these contaminants come from, how they can affect  compressed air systems and how they are best removed.

You will understand the difference between indicative testing and air quality verification.

Learners complete a self-study e-learning module followed by a virtual class room with our expert to help cement learning, dispel myths and understand the most frequently asked questions. The course is completed with an online examination.

Those attending will also have access to additional training materials

BCAS template for air quality testing and recording
BPG 107 - An understanding of ISO8573 Compressed Air Quality Standard
Fact sheet 705-1 - Compressed Air Quality Testing

A full hard copy course folder is also available to purchase from BCAS ahead of the classroom session.

Course duration

3 Hour online study
3 Hour virtual classroom
1 Hour final online test

Learning path progress

Study material download
One online study module
One final test
Pass certificate available in learner dashboard
Course expires 90-days after purchase if not completed

Virtual classroom session included

You will book your virtual classroom session on a suitable available date as the first step in your online course. Please view the upcomming training dates calandar before booking

Those attending will also have access to additional training materials:

– BCAS template for air quality testing
– BPG107 – An understanding of ISO8573 Compressed Air Quality Standard
– Fact sheet 705-1 – Compressed Air Quality Testing

A full hard copy course folder is also available to purchase from BCAS ahead of the classroom session.

Available Pricing

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  2. Customer of a BCAS member? Associate Members discounts may be available  for  you.
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    2. Check BCAS Membership Directory for your supplier
    3. Email training@bcas.org.uk prior to booking for your discount authorisation
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