Pressure Vacuum Pump Operator – Basic training

FIXED price: You record the date of your training, payment of the course must be done immediately. In case of moving or canceling the training, the entire course fee will be charged again in accordance with the General Terms and Conditions. The choice for ‘FIXED’ gives you a considerable discount on our existing prices.

FLEX price: You opt for flexibility. You can move free of charge once, rescheduling a second time is possible at 50% of the course price. Resistance is allowed no later than 5 working days before the start date course in accordance with the general Terms and Conditions. Payment for companies 30 days after receipt of invoice. With ‘FLEX’ you choose extra service, for the normal price.

The course Pressure Vacuum Supervisor prepares regulators in the (petro) chemical industry and middle management in industrial cleaning companies for the written SIR-exam Pressure Vacuum Supervisor (TDV). These supervisors must have sufficient knowledge and skills to ensure a safe state of affairs in the preparation and implementation of pressure-vacuum cleaning activities.

Content training

According to the SIR a supervisor must be aware of all the risks applicable to industrial cleaning. Furthermore, he/she has to be able to prepare, assess and explain a H & S plan (Health and Safety)), a RIE (Risk Assessment and Evaluation) and a TRA (Task Risk Analysis). To prepare well for the SIR exam, this training covers all these topics. This course focuses on: 


  • Laws and Regulations 
  • Operation of a pressure-vacuum installation 
  • Risks Classification 
  • Industrial cleaning techniques
  • Safety when working with a pressure-vacuum installation 
  • Construction of a pressure-vacuum installation 
  • Personal protective equipment 
  • Methods for cleaning 


With sufficient result, the candidate receives the SIR certificate Pressure Vacuum Supervisor (TDV). This certificate is valid for 4 years.  


The Pressure Vacuum Supervisor (TDV) training and exam can be taught in Dutch, English, German and French. For languages other than Dutch we are happy to make you a tailored offer.    


This course can be given at DELTA as well as on your own location.  

Conditions for participation

The participant should control the language in which the exam is conducted in both written and spoken form.


The price of the course is on request. The price of the SIR exam is € 72,25 per person to participate in the Open Exam and the price of the handbook is €32,25 each. The exam and the handbook are charged separately by SIR.
For non members brings SIR surcharges 100% on the price charged. All prices exclude 21% VAT. 

Additional information

  • The schedule of our courses can be found under Cursus Planning.
  • These courses are very suitable for individual participants or small groups.
  • Feel free to contact us if you cannot find a specific course.
  • For groups or/and in company courses we are happy to make you a customized offer.