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Friday, August 13, 2021

A Short Course Training on Water Pump Design, Selection, Installation,Operation and Maintenance for Water Supply Projects at UDSM




A Short Course Training on Water Pump Design, Selection, Installation, Operation and Maintenance for Water Supply Projects


We are delighted to announce the above five days short course training.


Date: 27th September to 01st October, 2021


Venue: Board Room, BICO Office, Block S, CoET, University of Dar es Salaam

Training Fee:    Tshs.550,000/= (Covering Tuition Fee, Meals, Stationery and Certificate).


Target Group:     Civil/Water supply engineers, Regional and District Water Managers, Managing Directors, Technical Managers, Water Technicians, Scheme and Plant Managers, Electrical & Mechanical Technicians in water supply sector, Water Pump operators, Pump Sales and Marketing Personnel.


Objectives:        This short course training is intended to impart knowledge and skills to participants on basics of water pump design, selection, installation and fundamentals of pump operations and maintenance, including:

a)      Types and parts of water pumps,


Appropriate considerations from design, installation, operation and maintenance of water pumps,


c)      Water pumps design, selection, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance as quickly and efficiently as possible,


d)      Causes of pump failures, predictive maintenance of pumps, repair techniques, what one should learn from failure incidents, and how to reduce the risk of future failures.


Programme Contents:


(a)  Introduction: (i) Design: pumping unit and station; (ii) Selection: understand specifications (iii) Installation and pump commissioning procedures (iv) O & M for water supply pumps.


(b)  Electrical Components: Design of power control network for pumping system.


(c)  Practical: Pump parts & identification; Disassembling & assembling of pump units.


(d)   Hands-on Exercise for Reporting Purposes: Checklist preparation for pump receiving, installation & commissioning.


(e)  Water Pumps Operation & Maintenance: Preparation of pump preventive maintenance plan; Common pump problems and repair techniques.


Training Outputs: At the end of the training, participants will have knowledge & skills on design, selection, installation, operation and maintenance of water supply pumps and developing a preventive maintenance programme for water pumps.


Mode of Payment: Payments shall be made to “Bureau for Industrial Cooperation” NBC Ltd, Ubungo Branch, DSM; Account No. 0221-0100-2186.Original Bank pay-in-slip has to be presented to BICO or during registration before commencement of training. Please note that payment by cash at the venue is strongly not recommended.


Contacts:      Manager, BICO: Tel. 022 2410113, Mobile: 0715-560-911,

Email:; OR

Training Coordinator, Mobile: 0756-978-896, Email: