Global Technician Training Program

Global Technician Training Program

Strengthening the oil and gas workforce by providing training to technicians to help enhance their skills and deepen their knowledge. 1 – 3 day courses developed to enhance the knowledge and skill sets of electrical, instrumentation, production and control room technicians.  For details on the courses, please click the GTTP Training Module Catalog in the Links section.

 Register Now! by contacting Ashley at 985-868-1860 or ablanchard@us.falcksafety.com

 

COURSES:

Principles and Applications of Predictive Maintenance

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with the knowledge of and ability to use and contribute to, a Predictive Maintenance system/program. This includes interfacing with automated condition monitoring systems and web based machinery monitoring.

Case Studies – Predictive Maintenance

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Care and Maintenance of Flanges, Joints and Fittings

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with the knowledge and skills to identify and evaluate flanges, joints and fittings. Technicians will also be able to care and maintain flanges, joints and fittings. This training is designed for technicians who have a basic to moderate level of experience with flanges, joints and fittings.

Case Studies – Flanges, Joints and Fittings

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Function of Distributed/Integrated Control & Safety System

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge of distributed/integrated control and safety systems used in the oil and gas industry. This includes the exploration of elements and components in these systems, with descriptions and explanations of the components functions and applications. Topics include process control, fire and gas systems, ESD (Emergency Shutdown), alarms and process shutdowns.

Case Studies – Integrated Control & Safety Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Case Studies -Electrical Safety

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Functions of Equipment in Electrical Generation and Distribution Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with a knowledge of the functions and applications of equipment found in electrical generation and distribution systems in the oil and gas industry. This includes the exploration of principles of operation, with an emphasis on safety and descriptions and explanations of the equipment’s safety features and functions.

Case Studies – Electrical Generation and Distribution Equipment

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Components and Operation of Gas Processing and Storage Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge of the components and operation of gas processing and storage systems in the oil and gas industry. This includes an examination of component integration and their essential features and requirements, with an emphasis on components safety features, functions and applications. This includes 2 & 3 phase separation, gas dehydration, treatment for containments, tanks and storage vessels, safety considerations and essentials.

Principles and Components of High Voltage Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge of the principles and components of high voltage systems in the oil and gas industry. This includes the exploration of elements and components in these systems, with an emphasis on safety operation and practices, and descriptions and explanations of components safety features, functions and applications.

Case Studies – High Voltage Systems 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Care, Maintenance and Use of Industrial Hoses

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge of and skills in the care, maintenance and use of industrial hoses in the oil and gas industry. This includes all types of hoses commonly used and their associated hazard and safety measures. The technician will explore the different types of hoses, their construction, uses, limitations and applications, with an emphasis on safety operation and practices.

Hydraulic Components and Applications

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge and skills related to the use of hydraulic systems in the oil and gas industry. This includes the exploration of elements and common components in these systems, with an emphasis on safety operation and practices, and descriptions and explanations of components safety features, functions, and applications.  The technician will undertake several practical exercises in creating hydraulic systems, comprising of various hydraulic component, including fault finding and fault rectification.

Case Studies – Hydraulics

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Leak Testing Methodologies

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge of and skills for leak testing methods employed in the oil and gas industry. This includes the explanations and practical applications of leak testing methods in relations to the nature of the situations or substances, with an emphasis on safety operation and practices and descriptions of components safety features, functions and applications.  The technician will undertake practical exercises in leak testing methods and applications.

Case Studies – Leak Testing

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Functions of Equipment in Low Voltage Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge of the principles and components of low voltage systems in the oil and gas industry. This includes the exploration of elements and components in these systems, with an emphasis on safety operation and practices, and descriptions and explanations of components safety features, functions and applications.

Case Studies – Low Voltage Equipment

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Types and Functions of Meters & Measurement Devices

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge and skills in the recognition of the types and functions of meters & measurement devices in the oil and gas industry. This includes the applications and uses of meters & measurement devices, with an emphasis on safety operation and practices and descriptions and explanations of components safety features, functions and applications.  The technician will undertake practical exercises in installing, testing and calibrating meters & measurement devices, including fault finding and fault rectification.

Case Study – Meters & Measurement

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Functions and Components of Pipelines, Manifolds and Pigging Operations

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge and skills in the operations of pipelines, manifolds and pigging operations in the oil and gas industry. This includes the functions, components and fundamental principles related to pipelines, manifolds, pig launchers and receivers with descriptions and explanations of component safety features, functions, and applications, with an emphasis on safety operation and practices.  The technician will undertake practical exercises in fluids flow in pipeline, manifolds and pigging operations.

Types and Principles of Operation of Pumps

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge and skills related to the types and principles of operation of pumps in the oil and gas industry. This includes descriptions and explanations of the construction and unique feature related to each type of pump, with an emphasis on safety operation and practices and pump safety features, functions, and applications.  The technician will undertake practical exercises in pump applications and operation.

Management and Maintenance of Pumping Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge and skills related to the management and maintenance of pumping systems in the oil/gas industry, with an emphasis on safety, design applications, efficiencies and effectives of pumping systems.   The technician will investigate various predictive and preventative maintenance measures, utilize pumping system management and explore methodologies to improve failure minimization.

Case Studies – Pumps in the Oil/Gas Industry

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Principles and Use of Radar for Marine Technicians

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course identifies the principles of radar and its use radar, including suitable mode and range setting for optimal performance. It provides an awareness of the limitations of the equipment in detecting targets and in terms of accuracy.   The technician will be able to demonstrate the use of the Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) function.

Case Studies – Radar for Marine Technicians

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver. Additionally, this course identifies the principles of radar and its use radar, including suitable mode and range setting for optimal performance. It provides an awareness of the limitations of the equipment in detecting targets and in terms of accuracy.

Analyze and Recommend Changes to P&IDs

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with the ability to analyze, synthesize and recommend changes to P&IDs. The course will also provide technicians with the ability to contribute to the management of a change to a process plant or system and to present a change to subject matter experts.

Components and Operations of Relief Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge of the terms, concepts and functions of relief systems. The course will also provide technicians with the ability to identify types, components, procedures and operational requirements of relief systems to ensure the safe operation of hydrocarbon facilities.

Functions and Operation of Safety Instrumented Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge and skills related to functions and operation of safety instrumented systems in the oil and gas industry. This includes descriptions and explanations of the components in an instrumented safety system, including their functions, and applications. The technician will undertake practical exercises in constructing alarm and shutdown systems, fail-safe of valves and positioner, and interpretation of cause and effect matrices.

Case Studies – Safety Instrumented Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Installation and Repair of Small Bore Tubing

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge and skills related to installation and repair of small bore tubing in the oil and gas industry. This includes the methods for bending and joining small bore tubing.  The technician will undertake practical exercises in making and installing small bore tubing.

Case Study – Small Bore Tubing

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Types and Principles of Operation of Valves

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge and skills related to the types and principles of operation of valves in the oil and gas industry. This includes the fundamentals of hand, automatic and self-actuating valves, with an emphasis on safety operation and practices as well as descriptions and explanations of components safety features, functions, and applications.  The technician will undertake practical exercises in valve applications and operation.

Valve Maintenance and Management

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide oil and gas technicians with knowledge and skills related to the management and maintenance of valves in the oil/gas industry, with an emphasis on safety, design applications, efficiencies and effectiveness of valve applications.  The technician will investigate various predictive and preventative maintenance measures utilized in valve management and explore methodologies to improve failure minimization.

Case Studies – Valves in the Oil/Gas Industry

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.

Case Studies – Variable Speed Drives

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide critical thinking, reasoning, leadership, and mentoring skills and attributes for oil and gas technicians interested in advancing their careers. The course will utilize technically related case studies and extensive group discussion to enhance the individual’s capability to serve as a mentor and technical problem solver.