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City & Guilds Scqf Level 6: Introduction To Plcs In Oil And Gas Production

Duration 3 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £1,185.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Training Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
28 Aug - 30 Aug 2017 08:30 - 16:30 £1,185.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 7
02 Oct - 04 Oct 2017 08:30 - 16:30 £1,185.00 + VAT Altens Training Centre 8

About this course

Practical Content 80% Theoretical Content 20%

Target Audience

Maintenance and Operations Technician/Engineers who are new to Programmable Logic Controllers utilized in ESD systems, Fire and Gas Systems and Process Control Systems.

Course Aims

To give a practical understanding of PLC systems and programming techniques as used in Oil and Gas Production.

Course Content

  • Converting schematic diagrams into ladder logic to enable effective programming
  • Designing simple ladder logic diagrams for ESD and Process Control Functions, incorporating relays/coils, timers, counters, internal contacts, inputs and outputs
  • Programming a PLC using a laptop/Notebook
  • Designing programmes to operate ESD test rig for typical Oil/Gas Separator
  • Level Control of a typical Knockout Drum
  • Troubleshooting online with working PLC
  • Using and Programming HMI Display Graphics.


Classroom and practical exercises on ESD Systems and Process Control.



City & Guilds SCQF Level 6 Certificate .

Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • Further Education Qualification A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
  • 5 years offshore experience in production operations.

Min/Max Number of Delegates Required per Event


Times of Training

08:30 to 16:30
Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.


ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy, Aberdeen Altens Campus, Hareness Road, Aberdeen, AB12 3LE.

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

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