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Introduction And Appreciation Of Process Control (practical)

Duration 2 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £796.00 + VAT
Venue Altens Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
17 Feb - 18 Feb 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £796.00 + VAT Altens Centre 8
20 Apr - 21 Apr 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £796.00 + VAT Altens Centre 8
17 Aug - 18 Aug 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £796.00 + VAT Altens Centre 8
26 Oct - 27 Oct 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £796.00 + VAT Altens Centre 8

About this course

Practical Content 30% Theoretical Content 70%

Target Audience

The course is designed for personnel who are involved in running a process plant, but are not really familiar with the practical elements of process control, and it’s potential in particular. It is specifically for people such as operators, process engineers and production personnel.

Course Aims

Upon successful completion of the course the student will understand:

  • 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

Course Content

  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:

  • Tuning methods
  • Loop analysers

Control from the Operator’s Point of View:

  • The current situation
  • The desirable situation
  • The importance of teamwork between various disciplines

Practical Demonstration on the ABCOL Oil & Gas Production Training Platform:

  • Loop analysis Problems in loops
  • The behaviour of various types of optimally tuned loops

Loop Analysis:

  • The current state of the average loop
  • The main problems encountered in loops
  • Examples of such problems taken from plants around the world


 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.


 ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy/North East Scotland College SCQF Credit Rated & Levelled Certificate.

Minimum Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • 5 years offshore experience
  • Presentation skills
  • A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
  • Approved Instructor Assessor

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, coveralls, boots and gloves.


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


Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive


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