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E-545C - Field Operator Certification

E-545C - Field Operator Certification

185 days
FOPS/BOAGB
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Newly-hired personnel called on to hold the position of production operators in Oil & Gas production facilities or terminals.
    • Current production field operators in need of knowledge enhancement and skills development.

Level

  • Foundation
  • This course provides, through a comprehensive practical training, the required technical knowledge and skills to hold the position of field operator and to contribute to safe and efficient plant operations in upstream Oil & Gas facilities.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • understand and explain processes, equipment and machinery,
  • adjust equipment operating parameters as required for safe operation and maintain product quality targets,
  • safely perform routine operations, surveillance of plant equipment and apply special operating procedures,
  • identify and react adequately to plant upsets,
  • demonstrate awareness and concern for good safety practices and procedures,
  • evolve in a multidisciplinary team and communicate effectively.
Course Content

TRAINING COURSE: PIPING, VALVES, FITTINGS & SCHEMATIZATION

10 days

  • Piping, valves check valves filters pressure safety valves.
  • Fundamentals of metallurgy, introduction to corrosion.
  • Plant drawings: PFD, P&ID reading and mechanical drawings.

ON THE JOB ORIENTATION (OJO)

10 days

  • Periods alternating with classroom for 2 to 3 weeks long, carried out on-site under the responsibility of the company and with mentors nominated within experienced operators of the company. OJO activities allow participants to acquire hands-on knowledge of actual plant equipment and operating conditions and know-how of equipment operation.
  • Identification and study of equipment: routine surveillance and associated operating procedures.
  • Operation follow-up, production team organization, familiarization with field operators job duties.

TraINING COURSE: INSTRUMENTATION, PROCESS CONTROL & THERMAL EQUIPMENT

10 days

  • Sensors, transmitters, control valves, ON/OFF valves.
  • Controllers, control loops.
  • Heat exchangers.
  • Fired heaters and boilers.
On the Job Orientation (OJO) 10 days

TRAINING COURSE: ROTATING MACHINERY & ASSOCIATED DRIVERS

15 days

  • Centrifugal and volumetric pumps.
  • Centrifugal and reciprocating compressors.
  • Drivers: electric motors, gas turbines, diesel engine.
ON THE JOB ORIENTATION (OJO) 10 days

TRAINING COURSE: DOWNHOLE PRODUCTION, WELL EFFLUENTS PROCESSING, TERMINALS

25 days

  • Introduction to reservoir and notions of drilling.
  • Well completion equipment, notions of well productivity, artificial lift.
  • Oil processing.
  • Gas processing.
  • Produced water and injection water processing.
  • Oil storage - Oil & Gas metering - Oil & Gas transfer operations.
  • Process safety systems.
ON THE JOB ORIENTATION (OJO) 10 days

TRAINING COURSE: UTILITIES & HSE PRODUCTION OPERATION

10 days

  • Compressed air generation, open drain/closed drain, fuel gas, electrical power generation…
  • Main hazards associated with hydrocarbon processing.
  • Risk assessment tools. Job safety analysis. Risks in normal production operations.
  • Safe isolation of plant and equipment. HSE in maintenance and construction works - Permit to work system.
  • Environmental impact.
ON THE JOB ORIENTATION (OJO) 10 days

TRAINING COURSE: OPERATION TUTORIALS, REVISIONS & FINAL WRITTEN TESTS

10 days

  • Cases studies and operation tutorials.
  • Revisions of the main technical topics covered throughout the theoretical modules.
  • Final written exams concluding the theoretical part of the program.

ON THE JOB TRAINING (OJT)

50 days

  • On-site training, aiming at providing the specific know-how required for assuming the operator position: process, circuits, plant equipment, instrumentation and process control, operating conditions, risks specific to facilities and safe operating procedures.
  • Practice of operator job duties under the supervision of a mentor and the production team.

FINAL ASSESSMENTS & JURY

5 days

  • Final oral examinations aiming at assessing the knowledge of the area of OJT assignment (hazards, details of the installations, operating conditions, equipment characteristics, site specificities…) as well as the capability to assume operator duties (routine monitoring, execution of routine and non-routine operations, knowledge of HSE rules and behavior in the event of abnormal conditions and accident…).
  • Preparation of a final OJT report, as a support for the final oral examinations.
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Ways & Means
  • The training program is customized to your assets specificities. It alternates between classroom lectures and practice on operational site. The alternation can be adapted to local constraints.
Certification
  • An international recognition of your competencies.
  • A Vocational Certificate is obtained.
  • An expertise confirmed in E-545C - Field Operator Certification.
  • Ready-to-use skills.