In our leak detection seminar we offer in-depth treatment of special areas and topics from the area of leak detection technology.

  • LB Fundamentals of leak detection and Leak Detector Operator Seminar

    Seminar dates 2021/22:

    course course fee location language
    LB1 3/4 March € 1250,- Cologne German
    LB2 21/22 April € 1250,- Cologne English
    LB3 20/21 October € 1250,- Cologne German

    14/15 December

    € 1250,- Cologne German


    € 1250,- Cologne German


    € 1250,- Cologne German


    € 1250,- Cologne German


    € 1250,- Cologne German
    LB5.22 22.-23.11.2022 € 1250,- Cologne German
    LB further dates upon request € 1250,- also available at customer location German/English

    Target group: Newcomer to the helium leak detection technique. Operator of helium leak detectors

    Seminar goal: The participant understands the basics of the helium leak detection and is able to operate, calibrate the leak detector and locate leaks.


    • Physical fundamentals
    • Terminology and definitions
    • Units of measurement, standard helium leak rate
    • Fundamentals of test gas leak detection (helium)
    • Operating principle and design of a leak detector
    • Operation of the PHOENIX leak detector series
    • Commissioning
    • Leak detection on components
    • Integral leak detection (hood test)
    • Sniffer leak detection

    The seminar presents the basic theoretical knowledge in leak detection technology. Practical exercises are performed using various methods of leak detection.

    Previous knowledge: The participants should have technical understanding or have already sufficient practical experience with vacuum pumps and/or systems.

    Duration: 2 days

    Beginning – Ending:
    Courses start on the 1st day at 9 am
    Course days end at 5 pm latest

    Headed by: Accredited Trainer of VTS Academy

    Location: VTS Academy, Leybold Cologne, Germany

    Number of Participants: 6

    Language: German (English on request)

    Registration deadline: 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the course

    To register for one of our courses please contact:

    VTS Academy Team
    Tel: +49 (0)221 347 1638
    Fax: +49 (0)221 347 1400