Professional Certificate of Fire Safety and Explosion Course
INTRODUCTION

This is professional smart partnership training programme between the European experts in fire safety and explosion with collaboration from an experienced and established local company and S.P.A.C.E Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) platforms. The 5-day intensive course is well designed by the expert group for on-shore and off-shore multiple plant operations such as crude oil refinery, gas processing plant, petrochemical industries, foods processing industries, power plant production, transportation manufacturing industries, transmission and distribution chemical handling companies, commercial buildings and others. The course introduces participants to the fire science and explosion philosophy in the safety approaches and how the standard safety requirement can minimize the cost of

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To obtain the integrated knowledge required in development of combustion principles to fires properties from under safe behavior to beyond control condition of explosion limits. The latest will involve the fundamental and principles processes of fire and explosion mechanism development steps, and how these in general can help the design principles for protection systems against their hazards.
  • To understand the parameters that influence the fire development and how these can apply the concepts to fire protection design and the factors that influencing smoke movement and smoke control.
  • To understand of turbulent combustion mechanism and the development of vapour cloud explosions in congested process plant and also inside complex vessels and how this will establish the development of safety methodology in the prediction of the explosion pressure pulse and the effects on the structure and how this information will have acquired on the mechanism and effectiveness of mitigation measures.
  • To gain sufficient knowledge of the mechanics of explosion development and how this influences the explosion severity. Besides this participants will be able to understand the design protection systems for gas and dust explosions in process vessels and the limitations and constraints of existing design procedures.
  • To understand sufficient knowledge of risk management concepts and techniques and data required for applying the techniques for a quantitative evaluation of fire risk in any type of building.
  • To gain knowledge of the total fire costs, factors affecting direct damage to a building and its contents, consequential losses and the value of fire protection measures and insurance cover in mitigating the adverse effects of direct and consequential losses. Besides that, to improve knowledge of economic and statistical tools needed for selecting an economically optimum combination of fire protection and insurance cover for any property, with due regard to fire risk and practicability.

TARGET PARTICIPANT

  • All levels technical discipline in plant process : physical & chemical operations
  • Operation plant safety officers
  • Commercial building safety officers
  • Risk business planners
  • Insurance companies
  • Consultant companies
  • Regulatory Authority Body & Policy makers
  • Training Institutions
Chemical Engineering for Non-Chemical Engineers (CENCE)
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to provide participants from non-chemical engineering background working in chemical,

process and other relevant industries an appreciation of the basic concepts and general philosophy of chemical engineering.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Plant Managers, Engineers, Scientists and Supervisors
  • Experienced professionals who want to review or broaden their understanding in chemical engineering
  • Other professionals who enhance their understanding of the subject matter
Introduction to Chemical Process Engineering and Industry
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to highlight the current status of global, regional and local chemical process industries. The recent CPI macro trends and issues will be addressed. A special focus is given to the status of local gas and petrochemical industry, fine chemical industry, palm oil and oleo-chemical industry, and natural product industry, which has a high growth potential due to the abundance of plants and trees in Malaysia.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Engineers from related fields

Chemical Processes and Equipment
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to:

  • Provide some background understanding on the nature of chemical processes, concept of chemical reaction and separation processes involved.
  • Relate the fundamental knowledge gained during the course with chemical processes in industries common in Malaysia.
  • Equip future decision makers with the necessary information in order to perform effectively in facing challenges in the chemical industry.
  • TARGET PARTICIPANTSEngineers from related fields
Pumps and Compressors Technology
COURSE OBJECTIVE

This course attempts to provide extensive information, technical knowledge and latest issues on industrial pump and compressor, specifically on design and testing, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Engineers and personnel in construction, maintenance and operation area who are and will be responsible for the selection, signing, specification, installation, testing, operation and maintenance of pumps or compressors used in fluid handling facilities.
  • Experience professionals who want to review or broaden their understanding in pumps and compressors.
  • Other professionals who want enhanced understanding of the subject matter.
Process Equipment Operation
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to expose participants to:

  • General principles of synthesizing a process flow sheet and the procedure for selecting unit operations to perform task and to achieve the overall process objective.
  • General operating principles for the common process equipment.
  • Calculation of equipment sizes and determines the process conditions materials and energy balances for the common process equipment
  • Parameters that influence the efficiency and the optimum performance of common process equipment
  • Troubleshooting techniques of some common problems related to equipment operations

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Managers
  • Engineers/Technologies
  • Chemists and Other Scientists
  • Technicians and Plant Operators
Process Operation, Control and Troubleshooting
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to expose and familiarize participants to:

  • Fundamental knowledge of process control.
  • Operation, control and troubleshooting of process plant.
  • Basic issues related to the operation of major process units.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Engineers from related fields

Distillation Operation, Control & Troubleshooting

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to expose and familiarize participants to:

  • The operation, control and troubleshooting of distillation column.
  • The dos and don’ts, practical insights for trouble-free design and field proven techniques for commissioning, startup and shutdown of distillation operation.
  • The fundamental knowledge of distillation column control.

 

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Plant Managers
  • Process Engineers/Technologists/Scientists
  • Senior Plant Supervisors
Advanced Process Control
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The aim of this course is to provide useful insights on advanced process control techniques, emphasizing on strategies commonly used by process industries. Practical works on computer simulations shall reinforce lectures in each major topic.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Plant Managers
  • Engineers
  • Supervisors with prior knowledge and/or experience on process controls
Batch Process Modelling & Optimisation
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The course is designed to address the needs of scientists and engineers who work in the areas of process development and engineering, strategic and production planning, manufacturing, process scheduling and debottlenecking, as well as instructors at colleges and universities who want to integrate these concepts into related courses.

The objectives of the course are to expose and familiarize participants to:

  • The role of process simulation throughout the life cycle of process development and product commercialization, and
  • The techniques on how to better design, analyze, evaluate and optimize integrated chemical processes through the use of computer-aided tools.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Scientists and Engineers (process, design, environmental engineers) in Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Specialty Chemical,Food, Consumer Product, Mineral Processing, Water Purification, Wastewater Treatment and related industries
  • Instructors
  • Lecturers
  • Researchers at colleges and universities that teach/do research in Biochemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Process and Plant Design, Food Engineering, Water Purification, Wastewater Treatment, Air Pollution Control and related courses
Boiler and Steam Generation
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to expose and familiarize participants to:

  • The principles and practice of steam boiler operation.
  • The accessories and auxiliaries in boiler and steam generation system.
  • Relevant information on handling, testing and maintaining of boilers.
  • Relevant information for their competency examination.
Energy Management
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to expose and familiarize participants to:

  • The rationale, strategy and methodology for integrated energy conservation for simple and complex chemical processes.
  • Relevant plant data, analyze plant energy distribution and consumption for an energy conservation study.
  • The use of analysis tools, such as steam tables, humidity charts, vapor pressure charts, and ‘quick kill’ techniques for energy conservation.
  • The state of art analysis tools such as Pinch and Exerfy Analysis to:

– set energy targets

– identify the energy losses (inefficiencies) in the process plant

– propose changes in process parameters and/or modifications of process

– reduce energy consumption using certain equipment

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Engineers from related fields

Process Risk Management and Safety
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to expose and familiarize participants to:

  • Aspects of Safety, Health and Environmental Regulations
  • The Concept of Safety and Risk in Chemical Process Industry
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA)
  • The use of Hazard Identification methods such as Mond Index, Concept Hazard Analysis, Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP)
  • The use of Hazard Analysis method such as Fault Tree and Event Tree Analysis

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Engineers from related fields

Plant Maintenance and Inspection
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to expose and familiarize participants to:

  • The various maintenance and methods available.
  • The plan for various maintenance scheduling.
  • The concept of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).
  • The use of certain techniques in troubleshooting.
  • The plan for Plant Inspection.
  • The importance of maintenance in relation to quality, safety and productivity.
  • The condition based maintenance

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Engineers from related fields

Integrated Approach on Energy Management in Process Industry
COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to expose and familiarize participants to:

  • The rationale, strategy and methodology for integrated energy conservation for simple and complex chemical processes.
  • The relevant plant data: analysis of a plant’s energy distribution and consumption for an energy conservation study.
  • The use of analysis tools, such as steam table, humidity chart, vapor-pressure chart, and “quick kill” techniques for energy conservation.
  • The use of state of the art analysis tools such as Pinch and Energy Analysis to:

– set energy targets

– identify the energy losses (inefficiencies) in the process plant

– propose changes in process parameters and/or modifications of process equipment to   reduce energy

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Consumption
  • Process Designers/Consultants
  • Chemical and Other Engineers/Technologists
  • Plant and Process Managers
  • Plant Chemists and Other Scientists
  • Experience professionals who want to review or broaden their understanding in EnergyManagement
  • Other professionals who want better understanding of the subject matter

 

Maintenance and Reliability Strategies
COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • The objectives of the course are to expose and familiarize participants to:
  • Key management issues that influence organization maintenance cost and expenditure.
  • The process to reduce cost while gaining best practice standards in maintenance strategy.
  • Produce best practices policies and procedures in maintenance management.
  • Complete a cost effective balance between proactive and preventive maintenance.
  • Succeed with collaborative supplier relationship.
  • Install organizational cost reductions via superior management of contractors.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • Manufacturing Managers, Operation Managers, Plant Managers, Maintenance Managers, Production Engineers,
  • Mechanical & Automation Engineers, Research & Development Engineers, Senior Managers & Engineers who are involved in maintenance of plant & equipment.
Herbal Product Formulations
COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • Develop and formulate herbal-based products
  • Understand current status of herbal-based products
  • Provide latest information on product and process development trend to product formulators, scientists and process engineers
  • Hands-on demonstration on cosmetic and herbal product formulations

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Entrepreneurs, Scientists and Engineers working in the following industries:

  • Herbal
  • Nutraceutical
  • Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food and other related industries
Household and Personal Care Product Formulations
COURSE OBJECTIVE

School of Professional and Continuing Education

  • Provide information on current status of household and personal care products
  • Provide the latest information on product and process development trend to product formulators, scientists, process engineers and entrepreneurs
  • Investigate fundamental and practical aspects of product formulation and product quality
  • Hands-on practical training in formulating household and personal care products

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Entrepreneurs, Scientists and Engineers working in the following industries:

  • Nutraceutical
  • Cosmetics
  • Household Products
  • Herbal
  • Pharmaceutical
  • And Other Related Industries
Up-Stream Petroleum Technology for Non-Petroleum Engineers
INTRODUCTION

This course is a five-day comprehensive introduction course to the technology, terminology and operations of the petroleum industry.  The course discusses the petroleum industry and the tools used, the decision-making processes, the economic results and the risks involved.  The class activities provide practical experience and insights into what is involved in doing business in today’s industry, from site selection to project development, including the assessment of economic factors and risks.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

To introduce the oil and gas industry including technology, terminology, operations, decisions and economics, as well as helping participants to better understand their own work and how it relates to others in the company and to the industry.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Staff at all levels including executives, support-staff, sales and marketing personnel, IT services personnel, managers, technicians, specialists, and those who need a broader understanding of the oil and gas industry and its related activities.

Oil Spill Control
INTRODUCTION

The course is a two-day comprehensive introduction course to the technology, terminology and operations of the oil spill control. The course can be particularly beneficial to staff working in a team.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the course are to:

  • Provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to the oil spill control including technology, terminology, operations, and decisions.
  • Help participants to better understand the importance of protecting their environment from oil spill pollution.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Staff at all levels including executives, support staff, sales and marketing, managers and technicians who need a broader understanding of the oil spill control and its related activities.

Understanding The Oil & Gas Industry
INTRODUCTION

This is a two-day course on the fundamentals of the oil and gas industry.  The course will provide participants with a basic understanding of the primary activities of the oil and gas business from the search and discovery of crude oil and natural gas through to the sale of refined products and natural gas to consumers. Students will learn how the industry is structured and fit into the global energy scene; how crude oil and natural gas are discovered, produced and transported; how crude oil and natural gas are transformed into useful products; how the major business drivers impact strategic decisions; and how the industry is expected to change over the next twenty years.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • Basic understanding of the role of oil and gas in the energy mix, including the understanding of the value chain functions of exploration, production, transportation, refining and marketing.
  • How crude oil and natural gas are discovered, produced and transported.
  • How crude oil and natural gas are transformed into useful products and how the major business drivers affects strategic decisions.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Non-technical staff including managers, IT services personnel, and new graduates wanting to identify possible areas of employment within the oil and gas industry.

Introduction To Petroleum Geology and Geophysics
INTRODUCTION

This three-day course discusses how natural gas and oil form, the locations, locating them, and how geology and geophysics can be used effectively to obtain them from the ground. The course will discuss the development of the framework that the petroleum industry is based upon and review terminology used by technical staff. Participants will have the opportunity to play with some tools commonly used in the exploration and development process.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

In this course, participants will:

  • Learn how their job relates to the bigger picture.
  • Gain a better understanding of the terminology used.
  • Become a more productive member of their team.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Field engineers, facilities engineers, new engineers, and individuals at all levels associated with the exploration and production in the petroleum industry.

Petroleum Technology for Non-Technical Professionals
INTRODUCTION

This is a two-day comprehensive course to introduce participants to the technology, terminology and operations of the petroleum industry.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

To provide a comprehensive introduction to the oil and gas industry, including technology, terminology, operations, decisions and economics for both upstream and downstream activities, as well as help participants and students to better understand their own work and how it relates to others in their organization/company and to the industry.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Staff at all levels including new hires, executives, support staff, sales and marketing, IT services, accounting personnel, managers, technicians and specialists who need a broader understanding of the oil and gas industry and its related activities.

Reservoir Engineering for Non-Engineers
INTRODUCTION

This is a three to five-day course designed to give non-engineers a fundamental understanding of the practical aspects of reservoir engineering.  The course discusses the type of data needed and used.  Basic reservoir equations are explained to facilitate understanding of concepts and applications.  A case study approach is incorporated in the presentation to illustrate concepts in a practical manner.  The course is particularly beneficial to non-engineers who work in a team environment with reservoir engineers or those who interact regularly with other engineers.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

To give non-petroleum engineers a fundamental understanding of the practical aspects of reservoir engineering, including its basic principles and applications.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Oil and Gas industry personnel who require a basic knowledge of reservoir engineering concepts and applications.

Understanding Oil Analysis
INTRODUCTION

Many companies have made oil analysis a successful tool within their maintenance program. For these companies, creating a successful oil analysis program took years and experience to develop the knowledge to turn oil analysis data into appropriate maintenance actions. Developing proper oil analysis procedures, learning to properly interpret oil analysis data, and creating a corporate culture that embraced oil analysis involve an extensive and productive journey.

As a future engineer, you should expose yourself to this journey before you even started your career since we cannot ran away from using oil as a lubricant in any type of machines. If you have not taken that journey you are not sure how oil analysis fits within your maintenance programme.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

To provide the participants with practical skills and best practices in oil analysis and lubrication management.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

  • This course is designed for those who work within maintenance operations, engineering and other administration functions, such as production and purchasing of oil and gas, pulp and paper, steel milling, water, transport, chemical and petrochemical, power generation and many other industries, and especially those who are working with the following machinery: gearboxes, hydraulic systems, motor bearings, diesel engines, paper machines, process pumps, gas turbines, and blowers/fans.