Steel erector trainingTo support TCB installation TCB Ltd provide training. There is no charge for the training which is delivered nationwide, subject to:

  • Advance notice.
  • Geographical constraints

The training formats available are:

CPD Seminars

Conduct Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited seminars to introduce and demonstrate the advantages of Tension Control Bolts to engineers, contract managers and project managers.

The seminar covers high strength bolting, the installation tools and our environmentally friendly coating Greenkote® which now meets the stringent C5HighM accreditation for offshore structures.

Toolbox Talk

Visit to site to conduct ‘box talk’ training for personnel on use of shear wrenches and the correct installation methodology for Tension Control Bolts. The Toolbox Talk is geared toward steel erectors on site and covers the 2-stage installation process. We would be pleased to deliver this training wherever TCBs are being installed.

Our experience has confirmed the value of delivering this training to both experienced and inexperienced crews. The ideal time to arrive is prior to the first TCBs being installed to ensure that every single bolt is correctly installed.

Bolt Competency Course

Bolt competency training

The BCSA accredited TCB Bolt Competency Course covers aspects of TCB’s from a site perspective.

We cover correct installation procedure, on site preparation, Greenkote®, misconceptions including thread protrusion and manual installation, changing sockets on the wrenches, paint thicknesses, additional washers as well as many other scenarios that regularly occur on site.

There is a live desktop demonstration and a multiple-choice question paper. Attendees who pass receive a BCSA Level 1 /TCB certificate of competence.

Please contact us regarding your training enquiry.

Greenkote® anti-corrosion protection

Tension Control Bolts Ltd has its own metal coating plant producing an environmentally friendly process called Greenkote® which is comparable to galvanising, although it is harder wearing and readily accepts all paint systems. Learn More.

Greenkote