Introduction And Appreciation Of Process Control
About this course
This course is a Credit Rated and Levelled course which leads to a formal qualification upon completion. The course is recognised within the SCQF framework and contributes to an individual’s Continued Professional Development (CPD).
The course is designed for personnel who are involved in running a process plant, but require a deeper understanding of the components of control loops, calibration of measurement sensors, final control elements, use of diagnostic software and practical loop tuning. It is designed for personnel new to hands on process control, In operations, process engineering, engineers and technicians of all disciplines
Key Learning Outcomes:
- The purpose of each element in the control loop
- The reasons for various control strategies
- The role performed by instrument engineers and technicians
- The importance of teamwork for successful operation of the plant
- Problems that often occur in loops
- How optimally tuned loops should behave
• Items around the feedback Loop
• The importance of measurement in control
• The final regulating device (valves etc.)
• The process
• The controller
• Control strategies
• Tuning methods
• Loop analysis
• The current state of the average loop
• The current state of the average loop
• The main problems encountered in loops
• Examples of such problems taken from plants around the world
• Control from the Operator’s Point of View
• The current situation
• The desirable situation
• The importance of teamwork between various disciplines
• Practical exercises on the ABCOL Oil & Gas Production Training Platform
• Loop analysis Problems in loops
• The behaviour of various types of optimally tuned loops
Each delegate will undertake an open book multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.
This course exclusively uses ASET's market leading live and fully integrated ABCOL Oil and Gas Production Training Platform, allowing the delegates a live and hands on experience of oil and gas production operations.
SCQF Credit Rated & Levelled Certificate.
Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience:
• SVQ Level 3 in Processing Operations Hydrocarbons or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years offshore experience in production operations
• A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
• ASET Approved Training Instructor
Min/Max Number of Delegates:
4/8, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers
Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.
Notes to Customers:
To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.
Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.
Chrysaor E & P Services UK
Excellent and informative.
Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the way it was ran. Plenty of opportunities to work as a team and experience the new simulator.
Very good course – lots of practical work.
Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.
Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.
Stork Technical Services
Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.
Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.
The course instructor was highly knowledgeable, described all methods of the course in a very easy way to understand. Overall excellent.
arine “Very good interaction with the class by lecturer. Toby is knowledgeable, experienced and informative individual. His teaching techniques and approach to the subject are clear and precise. Toby has the ability to share the knowledge, technical and practical experience at its best to the students. I will look forward to participating in DP courses in the future.
Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).
Excellent course and well instructed. Facilities on campus are excellent.
Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot
Found this course very beneficial and I feel I will benefit from the knowledge gained from the instructor on this course in my workplace. Would definitely recommend to others.
Macduff Shellfish Ltd
Excellent course – by far the best I have been on. Good mix of practical and theory. Instructor very knowledgeable and good training method.
A very competent and experienced team. Assessor was first class and his previous experience was very clear. I will recommend ASET to my team and my company for OIM Assessment.
Course was very good. Would recommend to others
The changes to this course very welcome. Ian has time to explain best practice and even corrected a few bad habits he noticed. Very happy this is probably the best course associated with my job.
The plant area is an excellent training area. Useful for training in a safe and clean environment.
Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.
Good well instructed course. Team were excellent and made me fully at ease.
John James Penman
Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.
Good course produced, great setup of facilities and the instructor was very knowledgeable of all tests received.
Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.
The course was excellent in delivery and content and I will recommend others for the course.
Toby has a wealth of knowledge and experience on the subject of DP. He delivers the course very well.
Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.
Very enjoyable course. Learnt and refreshed a lot of knowledge. Ian explains things very well and makes it easy to understand.
KCA Deutag Drilling
Great coaching from the Instructor who guided me well and shared experiences.
“Highly professional course, very helpful instructors who have delivered substantial relevant knowledge within the scope of all discussed issues/topics and were always there to answer any questions and clarify any uncertainties. I will definitely recommend this course and ASET Training Academy to all my friends and also will be very happy to refresh the course in five years time.
Course well-presented / managed with COVID restrictions in place.
TAQA Bratani Ltd
Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.
MJ HVAC ltd
Course was very well presented. All tutors were very helpful and friendly.
NG Bailey Limited
Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.
A well run course with the mix of theory and practical. Totally met my expectations. Facilities was very good with plenty of equipment & tools.
Instructors were excellent from start to end. Course was enjoyable – would recommend.