Digital Courses

Name: Authorised Gas Tester (OPITO Approved)
Course code: MUK-016
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: No prerequisites
Description: The OPITO approved course can now be completed online.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, OPITO has altered the required processes to gain accreditation. You no longer have to attend an invigilation center to complete this course, but must prove identity where required.

Company Administrators:
You must verify the identity of the candidates you are issuing the training to.
Course goal: This course aims to provide the knowledge and techniques for carrying out gas testing

This course contains the following sections:
• Introduction
• Hazards Associated with Gases and Vapours
• Flammable Atmospheres
• Fire and Explosions
• Toxic Atmospheres
• Oxygen Deficiency and Oxygen Enrichment
• Hazards of Confined Spaces
• Gas Monitors
• Gas Testing for Fire Watcher Duties
• Gas Testing for Hot Work
• Gas Testing and Gas Leaks
• Gas Testing for Confined Space Entry, and
• Gas Testing during Purging Operations

Name: Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Sea
Course code: MUK-133
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: No prerequisites.

Description:
Course Goal:
This course aims to provide learners with industry best practice in relation to the transportation of dangerous goods by sea. The course should enable personnel to recognize the classes of dangerous goods and to pack, mark, label and document articles and items correctly.

Target Audience:
Personnel, both on and offshore, who are involved in the preparation of dangerous goods for transportation by sea

Learning Objectives:
Section 1: Introduction to Dangerous Goods
LO1 Define dangerous goods
LO2 Give an overview of the rules governing the transportation of dangerous goods
LO3 Identify the responsibilities of personnel involved in transporting dangerous goods by sea

Section 2: Hazard Classes
LO4 Identify the different hazard classes
LO5 Define hazard class numbers and divisions
LO6 Describe what is meant by a ‘marine pollutant’

Section 3: Packing and Packaging
LO7 Identify the different packing groups
LO8 Identify the different packing groups for radioactive material
LO9 Describe how dangerous goods should be packed
LO10 Identify different types of packaging

Section 4: Labelling
LO11 Identify the information that should be detailed on hazard labels
LO12 Identify the information that should be detailed on handling labels
LO13 Identify risk label requirements

Section 5: Placarding, Stowage and Segregation
LO14 Explain when placards are used and their requirements
LO15 Describe how large units for goods transport should be marked
LO16 Outline the requirements for the stowage of dangerous goods on board
LO17 Identify different storage categories
LO18 Explain the requirements for segregation of dangerous goods
LO19 Describe the requirements for compatibility groups

Section 6: Documentation
LO20 Identify who is responsible for documenting dangerous goods
LO21 Describe the requirements for transportation documentation

Section 7: Emergency Procedures
LO22 Explain the purpose of the EmS guide and emergency schedule
LO23 Identify where to find information on emergency procedures in the event of an incident involving dangerous goods
LO24 Describe the actions to take in the event of an incident involving dangerous goods

Name: Safe Cargo Handling
Course code: MUK-013
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: All personnel involved in the movement of cargo to and from offshore installations.
Prerequisites: No prerequisites.

Description:
This course aims to give offshore personnel a greater understanding of the hazards associated with packaging and cargo handling and the movement of cargo to, and from, offshore installations.

Course Content
-Explain the responsibilities and duties of all personnel and their duties under current legislation -Explain the importance of checking for dropped objects and identify the areas that should be monitored -Explain the key areas of safe lifting and slinging operations
-Explain the key principal points to be considered when preparing cargo for shipment to and from offshore locations
-Describe the procedures involved for shipping freight by air
-Define what is classified as ‘Dangerous Goods by Sea’ and the main considerations for shipping
-Define what is classified as ‘Dangerous Goods by Air’ and the main considerations for shipping
-Explain the principal requirements for waste management
-Identify examples of bad practice

Name: Safe Storage and Handling of Explosives
Course code: MUK-131
Duration: 15 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Description:
Course Goal: This course aims to provide learners with an overview of the requirements for storing, transporting and handling explosives

Target Audience: All relevant personnel

Learning Objectives:
LO1 Explain why explosives are used in the Oil and Gas Industry
LO2 Identify the different types of explosives used in the Oil and Gas Industry
LO3 Give examples of hazards associated with the storage, transportation and handling of explosives
LO4 Explain the requirements for the transportation and labelling of explosives
LO5 Identify the mitigation measures designed to reduce the likelihood or consequences of an explosion

Name: Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air (HCA approved)
Course code: MUK-132
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: This Dangerous Goods by Air Awareness course has been approved by HCA for offshore personnel involved in Helicopter operations in the following categories: • Categories 7, 8 & 9 (Categories of personnel relate to those listed in Table 1.5.A of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations)

Prerequisites: No Prerequisites

Description:
Course Goal: This course aims to provide learners with industry best practice in relation to the transportation of dangerous goods by air (enable personnel to recognize the classes of dangerous goods and to pack, mark, label and document articles and items correctly)

Target Audience/Categories of personnel:
This Dangerous Goods by Air Awareness course has been approved by HCA for offshore personnel involved in Helicopter operations in the following categories:

• Categories 7, 8 & 9
(Categories of personnel relate to those listed in Table 1.5.A of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations)

Learning Objectives:
Section 1: Introduction to Dangerous Goods
LO1 Define dangerous goods
LO2 Explain why dangerous goods are transported by air
LO3 Identify areas that require increased attention
LO4 Give an overview of the rules governing the transportation of dangerous goods

Section 2: Hazard Classes
LO5 Identify the different hazard classes
LO6 Define hazard class numbers and divisions

Section 3: Packing and Packaging
LO7 Describe how dangerous goods should be packed
LO8 Identify the different packing groups
LO9 Identify the different types of packaging
LO10 Describe the different types of packing methods

Section 4: Labelling
LO11 Identify the information that should be detailed on hazard labels
LO12 Identify the minimum pieces of information required to be detailed on dangerous goods labels
LO13 Describe how radioactive material is labelled
LO14 Identify the different types of handling labels

Section 5: Loading
LO15 Explain how dangerous goods should be loaded and stowed in aircraft
LO16 Describe the requirements that apply to a Class B cargo compartment
LO17 Explain how substances which may react with one another are loaded on board
LO18 Describe the requirements that apply to the loading of radioactive material

Section 6: Documentation
LO19 Identify who is responsible for documenting dangerous goods
LO20 Describe the use of the Shipper’s Declaration
LO21 Identify the personnel who should be provided with information on dangerous goods on board and aircraft
LO22 Describe the use of the NOTOC

Section 7: Emergency Procedures
LO23 Identify where to find information on emergency procedures in the event of an incident involving dangerous goods
LO24 Describe the actions to take in the event of an incident involving dangerous goods

Name: Managing Pressure and Leak Testing
Course code: IN-04
Duration: 90 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at individuals working in the oil and gas industry who are required to carry out pressure testing, whether during normal operations or during maintenance. The course can also be used as refresher training for those who carry out pressure testing regularly and may have become less aware of the hazards and risks involved.

Is previous experience required?

It is expected that as a participant in this course, you will have received practical training in the use of pressure testing equipment and that you hold suitable qualifications.

How will the course benefit me?

Many routine tasks involve pressure testing so, over time, you can become complacent about the hazards involved in the operation. This course will remind you of why pressure and leak testing is conducted and how it can endanger both people and the asset.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to plan and carry out pressure testing operations safely. It will highlight the need for risk assessment and protective barriers when working with pressurized equipment.

How will the course benefit my company?

Pressure and leak tests are necessary to ensure that equipment is safe for use, but the tests themselves carry inherent risks, such as loss of containment, damage to assets and even fatalities. By working safely with pressurized equipment, you can help to reduce the risk of an incident occurring at your workplace.

What standards are referenced in the course?

This course does not contain reference to specific legislation or laws but is written to current HSE guidelines, industry best practice and company procedures.

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Asbestos Awareness
Course code: SAA-49
Duration: 40 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set
Description: Who is the course for?

This eLearning course is aimed at individuals working in the oil and gas industry who are required to carry out a work task or visit an asset where asbestos may be present.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Exposure to asbestos is associated with lung cancer and other respiratory diseases. This course will give you a basic understanding of the properties of asbestos and where it may be encountered in the oil and gas industry.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe if you encounter asbestos at work. It will also outline the process for removing and disposing of asbestos.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of asbestos, you can prevent the harmful effects of exposure happening to your fellow workers and yourself. You will be able to help your company to manage asbestos exposure at your work site.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is based around the British HSE Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and also references industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Introduction to Oil and Gas
Course code: MUK-028
Duration: 1 hour 30 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Description:

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an introduction to each key phase of the exploration and production industry.

Target Audience: This course is aimed at personnel from all sectors of the Oil and Gas Industry – government agencies, authorities, operators, contractors and service companies. It is especially valuable for newcomers to the industry and non-technical personnel working in areas like HR, finance, IT, contracts and administration who feel they could benefit from gaining a wider appreciation of the ‘bigger picture’.

Learning Objectives

1. History of the Oil and Gas Industry
LO1 Give an overview of the origins of hydrocarbons
LO2 Explain how oil and gas reservoirs are formed
LO3 Identify types of reservoir rock and fluid properties
LO4 Explain the difference between Upstream vs. Downstream

2. Energy Supply and Demand
LO5 Give an overview of oil and gas supply and demand
LO6 Give an overview of the costs involved in oil and gas production
LO7 Identify global oil and gas fields

3. Field Life Cycle
LO8a Give an overview of the stages involved in the exploration and production process
3a. Exploration, Appraisal and Drilling
LO08 Give an overview of the processes and methods used to search for oil and gas
LO09 Explain how oil and gas discoveries are developed
LO10 Explain the purpose of seismic technology
LO11 Describe the differences between onshore and offshore developments
LO12 Give an overview of how offshore platforms and pipelines are installed
LO13 Give an overview of the equipment and processes involved in drilling a well
LO14 Explain how to complete a well and prepare it for production
LO15 Identify different types of oil and gas structures
LO16 Describe what is meant by ‘shallow water’ and ‘deep water’ developments
3b. Production
LO17 Explain reservoir production mechanisms
LO18 Give an overview of artificial lift systems
LO19 Explain what is meant by well stimulation
LO20 Explain the process for the production and treatment of reservoir fluids
LO21 Identify the main methods used to transport offshore oil and gas onshore
LO22 Explain the process of refining oil and gas
LO23 Provide an overview of well workover operations
3c. Decommissioning
LO24 Give an overview of decommissioning obligations and solutions

4. The Future
LO25 Give an overview of future energy demand
LO26 Explain how to ensure security of supply

Name: OSHA Electrical Safety
Course code: RVT-686
Duration: 120 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Not set

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description: OSHA’s electrical standards were put in place to help minimize deaths and injuries from dangers such as electrocution, burns, electric shock, fires, and explosions. This course examines the main causes of different types of hazards and details precautions for preventing accidents.

It looks specifically at the requirements of 29 CFR 1926, Subpart K – which covers the design characteristics of safe systems for use when installing and using electrical systems. OSHA recommends Outreach Training Program courses as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers. Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of their job. Please note: This course is not a part of the OSHA 10 Hour Construction Program.

Name: Working at Height
Course code: SAA-44
Duration: 40 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Adaptive – Assessment at the end of course. For failed questions, you will be asked to review the relevant content before making another attempt at the assessment. 100% pass mark

Target group: Entry
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?

This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to work at height, risk assess work at height activities, or select equipment for working at height.

Is previous experience required?

You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?

Falls from height can cause serious or even fatal injuries. This course provides an overview of the hazards involved in working at height, and an awareness of how these are assessed and controlled.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe when you are required to carry out work at height activities. It will also enable you to select appropriate access equipment for a task and ensure that you are aware of how to use the various access methods safely.

How will the course benefit my company?

By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of working at height, you contribute to the safety of the asset, your fellow workers and yourself. A reduction in incidents means a safer working environment for everyone.

What standards are referenced in the course?

This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 100%.

Name: Confined Space Entry
Course code: SSA-25
Duration: 75 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?

This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to carry out a work task in a confined space.

Is previous experience required?

You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?

There are many different hazards that may be present in a confined space, such as low oxygen levels and flammable or toxic gases. This course will give you a basic understanding of the hazards involved in confined space entry and the measures that can be taken to prevent incidents.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe when working in a confined space. It will also indicate the actions to be taken in the event of an emergency.

How will the course benefit my company?

By ensuring you are fully aware of the potential dangers of working in a confined space, you help to ensure that activities in confined spaces are carried out safely. As many injuries and fatalities related to confined spaces affect rescuers, knowing how to safely carry out a rescue operation can help to reduce these incidents, saving lives and improving workplace safety.

What standards are referenced in the course?

This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: COSHH Awareness
Course code: SAA-50
Duration: 45 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set
Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals working in the UK oil and gas industry who are required to carry out work with or near chemicals and hazardous substances.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Many substances used in the oil and gas industry can cause harm to health if the appropriate precautions are not taken. This course will give you a basic overview of the COSHH regulations and how they help to protect workers from hazardous substances.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities working with chemicals. It will also indicate how hazardous substances should be handled, stored and disposed of.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of what the COSHH regulations cover, you can help your company to operate in compliance with them. This will also help to reduce incidents and injuries from hazardous substances, which will make your worksite a safer place.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is written based on the following pieces of UK legislation:
• The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
• The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
• EH40/2005 Workplace exposure limits
• The European Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (the CLP Regulation)

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Control of Work (Permit Holder)
Course code: MUK-198
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course (sections 2 and 4 through to 12 inclusive)

Target group: All Oil and Gas personnel
Prerequisites: No prerequisites.

Description:
This course is designed to inform and train people to achieve a much higher level of understanding of roles, responsibilities and accountabilities within SSOW. It aims to ensure that all members of the global Oil and Gas workforce have a consistent and common understanding and approach to Control of Work to enable it to be consistently applied across the Industry.

This course contains the following sections:

Section 1: Course Overview
Section 2: Introduction to Safe Systems of Work
Section 3: Case Studies
Section 4: WCCs and Supporting Documentation
Section 5: Roles and Responsibilities
Section 6: Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
Section 7: Communication
Section 8: User
Section 9: Permit Holder Section
10: Permit Issuer/Permit Verifier Section 11: RPE/REP

Name: Work Permits – In-depth study
Course code: NOG-088/090-F
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Language: English
Exam: No exam

Target group: To be defined by each operating Company.
Prerequisites:

Knowledge of AT / SJA system is an advantage.

Description:
This course builds upon the basic “Work permits and safe job analysis” course, and is particularly focused on roles and responsibilities in this context. The purpose of this learning initiative is to contribute to ensuring a common overall understanding and best practice for personnel involved in the work permits system.
The course can be used as a part of the company’s internal training.
The purpose of this learning initiative is to contribute to ensuring a common overall understanding and best practice for personnel involved in the work permits system.

The course can be used as a part of the company’s internal training.

Course Content
The course consists of seven modules, one for each of the roles included in the NOG guidelines 088/work permits system:
– Applicant
– Area and Operations Supervisor
– HSE Function
– Platform Manager
– Area Technician
– Executing Skilled Worker
– CCR Technician

Name: ISSoW Work Party Member (Permit User)
Course code: SS-03
Duration: 80 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to carry out a work task under the control of an ISSoW and Permit system. The information contained within the course is tailored for Work Party members.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course as it is aimed at people new to ISSoW systems.
Within an ISSoW system, there are different roles, responsibilities and permits. This course will give you a basic understanding of how the role of Work Party Member fits in, the responsibilities associated with the role and the hierarchy of control.

How will the course benefit me?
The knowledge gained in this course will help you understand the need to follow procedures and comply with legislation, detailing the use, creation, execution and completion of the various work permits. It will identify your responsibilities and allow you to work safely as a Work Party member.

How will the course benefit my company?
As a trained Work Party Member, you contribute to the safety of the asset, your fellow workers and yourself. A reduction in incidents means a safer working environment for everyone.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

How will I be assessed?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%

While this training course gives you the fundamentals of working within an ISSoW system as a Work Party Member, you may be required to sit mandatory training identified by the installation operator. This normally requires a refresher every 2 years, depending on the operator’s requirements.

Name: ISSoW Performing Authority
Course code: SS-08
Duration: 105 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to carry out a work task under the control of an ISSoW and Permit system. The information contained within the course is aimed at those required to carry out the Performing Authority role.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course as it is aimed at people new to ISSoW systems.
Within an ISSoW system, there are different roles, responsibilities and permits. This course will give you a basic understanding of how the role of Performing Authority fits in, the responsibilities associated with the role and the hierarchy of control.

How will the course benefit me?
The knowledge gained in this course will help you understand the processes and components involved in an ISSoW system and the responsibilities that you, as a Performing Authority, have under the system. It will identify the other roles that you will interact with and the tasks that you need to carry out to maintain worksite safety.

How will the course benefit my company?
As a trained Performing Authority, you contribute to the safety of the asset, your fellow workers and yourself. A reduction in incidents means a safer working environment for everyone.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

How will I be assessed?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Dropped Objects
Course code: SAA-70
Duration: 35 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at who work on assets where there is a risk that objects will fall from height, such as onshore and offshore facilities, warehouses or storerooms.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Dropped objects can cause serious or even fatal injuries, as well as damage to assets and equipment. This course will give you a basic understanding of the common causes of dropped objects, their potential consequences and how these can be prevented.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities and protect yourself, your colleagues and your asset from dropped objects. It will also outline the responsibilities that you and your employer have for preventing dropped objects.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of dropped objects, you contribute to the safety of the asset, your fellow workers and yourself. A reduction in incidents means a safer working environment for everyone.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice. The course references the DROPS calculator, created by the Dropped Object Prevention Scheme.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Environmental Awareness
Course code: MUK-002
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites:
No prerequisites

Description:
Course goal: This course aims to increase learners’ awareness of the environmental aspects and impacts related to the Oil and Gas Industry and the actions that can be taken to minimise environmental damage.

Learning Objectives
LO1 Identify the main environmental issues that affect the Oil and Gas Industry
LO2 Explain the importance of being an environmentally responsible company
LO3 Explain the company’s commitment to managing environmental issues
LO4 Explain the role of ISO 14001 in environmental management
LO5 Define what is meant by environmental ‘aspects’ and ‘impacts’
LO6 Identify the activities that can contribute towards atmospheric pollution
LO7 Identify the activities that can contribute towards water pollution
LO8 Identify typical spill sources
LO9 Describe the environmental effects of chemical discharges
LO10Identify the sources and impacts of disturbance of the seabed by the Oil and Gas Industry
LO11 Identify the sources and impacts of noise from oil and gas operations
LO12 Identify the activities that can generate waste
LO13 Describe ways in which the impact on the environment can be minimised
LO14 Explain that everyone has a role to play in protecting the environment

Name: Ergonomics
Course code: MTP-015
Duration: 15 minutes
Language: English

Target group: All employees, with focus on offshore related work.
Prerequisites: No prerequisites.

Description:
An introduction to ergonomics in the workplace, especially offshore related work. The course looks at correct working techniques, what makes a good working environment, what measures that helps, and who is responsible for maintaining good ergonomic conditions in the workplace.

Course Content
– Introduction
– Correct working techniques
– Environment
– Measures that help
– Responsibility and implementation

Name: Fire Awareness
Course code: SAA-27
Duration: 30 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at any individual, working in any industry, anywhere in the world.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Workplace fires can have devastating consequences, so it is vital that everyone knows how they can be prevented. This course will give you a basic understanding of how workplace fires can start and spread, and the fire prevention and protection measures that may be in place at your site.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities and in the event of an emergency. It will also indicate the actions you should take on discovering a fire.

How will the course benefit my company?
Ensuring that everyone knows the fire escape routes and procedures greatly increased the chance of a swift and effective evacuation in the unlikely event of a workplace fire. You can also contribute to preventing fires at your site by following simple housekeeping measures.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)
Course code: SAA-68
Duration: 40 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals working in the UK who are required to carry out a work task using powered equipment, tools or machinery that vibrates.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role. You may need additional practical training to use specific items of powered equipment and machinery.

How will the course benefit me?
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a permanent and potentially disabling condition. This course will give you an understanding of the causes of hand-arm vibration and the measures you can take to protect yourself from harmful vibration.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities working with powered tools and equipment. It will also indicate the responsibilities that your employer has for protecting you from excessive levels of vibration.

How will the course benefit my company?
Employers and supplier of equipment have a legal duty to prevent the risks from exposure to vibration. By ensuring you are fully aware of how to work safely with vibrating equipment, you can help ensure that your company complies with regulations. You will also reduce the risk of developing symptoms of HAVS, which may otherwise prevent you from performing your work.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is written with reference to the UK Control of Vibration at Work Regulations and also uses current HSE guidelines and industry best practice throughout.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Mechanical Isolations
Course code: SS-04
Duration: 85 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals involved in planning, implementing or working with mechanical isolations.

Is previous experience required?
There is no requirement for prior knowledge or experience before completing this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Correctly isolating process systems means that work can be carried out on those systems safely. The knowledge gained in this course will help you understand the key stages involved in mechanical isolations and the systems and process in place to ensure isolation security. It will identify the various roles and responsibilities involved in carrying out mechanical isolations.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring that mechanical isolations are carried out correctly, you contribute to protecting the asset, your fellow workers and yourself. Understanding the different types of mechanical isolation standards enables you to select the most appropriate standard to offer the correct level of protection.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not contain specific reference to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

How will I be assessed?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Lockout/ Tag out
Course code: RVT-355
Duration: 30 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:
Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere and can result in equipment damage, personal injury, or even death. A potential, but preventable, cause of accidents is failing to properly isolate equipment before servicing or maintaining it. Ensuring that equipment is safe to work on is critical as uncontrolled hazardous energy cause unexpected start-ups or releases of stored energy that can be hazardous to workers. In this interactive online course we will discuss hazardous energy. We will review OSHA lockout/ tag out standards and procedures, and describe employee training and inspections necessary for an energy control program.

Name: Introduction to Abrasive Wheels
Course code: SAA-01
Duration: 30 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to carry out grinding operations using abrasive wheels.

Is previous experience required?
There is no requirement for prior knowledge or experience before completing this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role. Note that this course does not qualify you to work with abrasive wheels and additional practical training may be required.

How will the course benefit me?
Abrasive wheels can be very dangerous if they aren’t used properly. This course will give you a basic overview of how to correctly use abrasive wheels, the hazards involved in grinding operations and the key safety steps to follow in order to avoid injury.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe when carrying out grinding activities. It will also indicate how to troubleshoot some of the common problems with abrasive wheels.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of how to carry out grinding safely, you contribute to the safety of the asset, your fellow workers and yourself. You will also help your company to comply with regulations governing the use of abrasive wheels and grinding equipment.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice and used British legislation, such as the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER), as an example of applicable legislation.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 100%.

Name: Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness
Course code: SAA-56
Duration: 30 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to carry out a work task or visit an asset where the release of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is possible.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Hydrogen sulfide is a highly toxic gas and is a major hazard in the oil and gas industry. This course will give you a basic understanding of the properties of hydrogen sulfide and how to respond if a release occurs.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities and if there is an accidental release. It will also indicate your actions on finding someone affected by hydrogen sulfide.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of hydrogen sulfide, you contribute to the safety of the asset, your fellow workers and yourself. A reduction in incidents means a safer working environment for everyone.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: NORM Awareness
Course code: MUK-027
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Description:

Course Goal:
This course aims to provide an awareness of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and provide best practice for managing NORM in oil and gas producing facilities.

Learning Objectives
LO1 Define what is meant by NORM
LO2 Explain what is meant by ‘radioactive material’ and the difference between alpha particles, beta particles and gamma rays
LO3 Identify where NORM is found
LO4 Describe the risks and hazards associated with NORM
LO5 Explain the purpose of radiation monitors
LO6 Explain the importance of proper work planning
LO7 Identify control measures that can be used to minimise the risk posed by NORM
LO8 Describe the PPE that should be used when working with NORM
LO9 Explain how to limit decontamination and correctly dispose of NORM

Name: NORM/ LSA Scale Awareness
Course code: SAA-59
Duration: 30 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to carry out a work task or visit an asset where NORM / LSA scale may be present.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Naturally occurring radiative material (NORM) is found in many of the materials that are processed in the oil and gas industry. This course will give you a basic understanding of the hazards of NORM and how it can be detected and dealt with.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities and if you encounter NORM contamination. It will also provide an overview of how NORM is removed and disposed of.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of NORM, you can ensure that control measures are put in place to protect the asset, your fellow workers and yourself. A reduction in incidents means a safer working environment for everyone.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is written with reference to the British HSE Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999, the Radioactive Substances Act 1993, and the Transport Regulations. It also takes into account industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Noise at Work
Course code: SAA-66
Duration: 35 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals who work in noisy industrial environments.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Very noisy work environments can cause damage to your hearing that cannot be repaired. This course will give you a basic understanding of why noise can be a problem at work and what you and your employer can do about it. The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities when working in a noisy environment. It will also provide an overview of the different types of hearing loss.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of noise at work, you can take appropriate measures to protect your hearing and help your company to stay in compliance with regulations and legislation.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is written with reference to the UK Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. It also uses current HSE guidance and industry best practices throughout.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Rigging: Basic Lifting
Course code: RVT-49
Duration: 120 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description

This course is designed to familiarize participants with the proper use of devices designed to lift and move loads. After completing this course, participants should be able to describe how to use a simple block and tackle, a compound block and tackle, a hoist, a jack, a winch, a turnbuckle, and a load leveller. They should also be able to describe the effects of sling angles and hitch patterns on a slings lifting ability.

Name: Well Integrity Management Systems
Course code: IN-03
Duration: 35 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals working in the oil and gas industry who require an introduction to well integrity. The course is particularly suited to those new to the industry.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Although primarily concerned with the operation and maintenance of a well, well integrity also plays a critical role in the prevention of incidents. This course will give you a basic understanding of well integrity programmes and procedures, as well as the roles and responsibilities involved in maintaining well integrity.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to have a better understanding of the potential well integrity risks to personnel and how these can be prevented. It will also introduce the different barriers of well integrity protection.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the hazards to well integrity, you can help keep wells maintained and operating correctly, while also reduce the risk of an incident occurring at your worksite.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: Waste Management
Course code: MUK-070
Duration: 20 minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: All personnel.
Prerequisites: No prerequisites.

Description:

The course provides learners with an awareness of the environmental impacts associated with offshore waste and to explain how these waste streams can be managed.

Learning Objectives
– LO1 Explain the importance of reducing and managing waste in general
– LO2 Identify the different types of waste that are generated offshore
– LO3 Describe the environmental impacts associated with waste streams
– LO4 Identify the regulatory controls relating to waste
– LO5 Describe the waste hierarchy
– LO6 Explain the ways in which companies can manage and control waste to minimise environmental impact
– LO7 Describe the everyday actions that all personnel can take in order to minimise waste

Name: Slips, Trips and Falls
Course code: SAA-63
Duration: 15 Minutes
Language: English

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at all individuals as slips, trips and falls can occur in any workplace, in any industry, anywhere in the world.

Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
Slips, trips and falls are one of the world’s most common workplace injuries. This course will give you a basic understanding of what can cause slips, trips and falls and how they can be prevented.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities and avoid accidents and injuries. It will also indicate the responsibilities that both you and your employer have for preventing slips, trips and falls.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the potential consequences of slips, trips and falls, you contribute to the safety of the asset, your fellow workers and yourself. A reduction in incidents means a safer working environment for everyone.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 100% .

Name: Risk Assessment
Course code: MUK-026
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: All relevant personnel
Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Description:

Course goal:
This course aims to introduce, develop and increase learners’ knowledge and awareness of the importance of Risk Assessment and how it can reduce the likelihood of accidents in the workplace.

Learning Objectives
LO1 Explain the principles of, and steps involved in, the Risk Assessment process
LO2 Explain that employers have a responsibility for completing Risk Assessments and that employees have a duty to follow Risk Assessment outcomes
LO3 Identify a typical Risk Assessment form
LO4 Explain the requirements of the Risk Assessment team
LO5 Recognize and explain Risk Assessment terminology
LO6 Identify the different steps within the Risk Assessment process
LO7 Identify common, industry-specific hazards
LO8 Determine the appropriate level of Risk Assessment that may be required
LO9 Explain how to use a Risk Matrix to evaluate the level of risk
LO10 Explain how to identify appropriate control measures based on the Hierarchy of Control
LO11 Explain what is meant by ‘Initial Risk’ and ‘Residual Risk’
LO12 Describe what to do if any Residual Risk remains too high
LO13 Explain how to carry out a Personal Risk Assessment and recognize its importance before each task
LO14 Explain the importance of Dynamic Risk Assessment
LO15 Identify situations where ‘Stopping the Job’ may apply
LO16 Explain the importance of communicating the outcomes of a Risk Assessment
LO17 Understand the importance of communicating ‘Lessons Learned’

Name: Basic Rigging – Part 2
Course code: RVT-326
Duration: 60 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description

Rigging can be described as the planned movement of a load using various types of rigging equipment. Rigging jobs can range from light lifting operations, in which simple hoisting mechanisms are used, to complex or heavy lifting procedures. This course focuses on basic rigging procedures.

Name: Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
Course code: MUK-012
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: This course is aimed at all personnel involved in lifting operations in the Oil and Gas Industry.

Prerequisites:
No prerequisites

Description:

Course goal:
This course provides learners with an awareness of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) and gives an overview of industry best practice in relation to working with lifting equipment.

Target Audience:
This course is aimed at all personnel involved in lifting operations in the Oil and Gas Industry

Learning Objectives
LO1 Explain what LOLER is and to whom it applies
LO2 Identify the general requirements of LOLER
LO3 Identify the types of equipment and accessories that LOLER covers and its relationship to PUWER
LO4 Outline the main hazards involved in lifting operations including positioning and installation
LO5 Explain the organizing, planning and risk assessment requirements for lifting operations, including the need for Lifting Plans
LO6 Describe the LOLER requirements associated with the lifting of persons or ‘man-riding’
LO7 Explain the LOLER requirements for the marking of equipment with their Safe Working Loads (SWL)
LO8 Describe the common roles involved in lifting operations
LO9 Explain the examination, inspection and maintenance requirements and the role of the competent person LO10 Describe the record-keeping and defect reporting requirements under LOLER

Name: Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Awareness (LOLER)
Course code: SAA-40
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group:Awareness
Prerequisites:Not set

Description

Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to carry out lifting operations or who work with lifting equipment in Great Britain and on the UK Continental Shelf. The course is particularly aimed at those involved in offshore lifting operations.

Is previous experience required?
There is no requirement for prior knowledge or experience before completing this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?
LOLER was put in place to protect personnel when carrying out lifting operations. This course will give you a basic understanding of what the regulations cover and how lifts can be carried out safely. The knowledge gained in this course will help you to plan and perform lifting operations safely. It will also indicate how to check that equipment is fit for use.

How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the requirements and scope of LOLER, you can help comply with the regulatory requirements. Knowledge of how to conduct safe lifts will also help to reduce the number of incidents at your worksite.

What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is based upon the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) and the LOLER Approved Code of Practice (ACOP). The course also references the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER), the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR), and the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.

Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Name: First Aid in the Workplace (Employees)
Course code: OSB-70
Duration: 40 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:
First Aid is essential for the immediate treatment of injuries before help from the emergency services arrive. Taking this course could mean the difference between life and death and help minimise the severity of an injury.

Name: General First Aid – Part 1
Course code: RVT-647
Duration: 60 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description:
First aid is the basic medical knowledge that could save a life. The risks involved with daily life may call for immediate action and you may be the only one capable of doing it. First aid will never replace professional medical care, but many injuries will only require first aid care. This course covers basic first aid techniques, including care for childbirth, chest pain, and stroke. This course is Part 1 of a two-part series. This training program has 14 learning modules with a ten-question exam.

Name: First Aid in the Workplace (Managers)
Course code: OSB-71
Duration: 40 minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Awareness
Prerequisites: Not set

Description
First Aid is essential for the immediate treatment of injuries before help from the emergency services arrive. Taking this course could mean the difference between life and death and help minimise the severity of an injury.

Name: General First Aid – Part 2
Course code: RVT-637
Duration: 60 Minutes
Language: English
Exam: Exam in the e-learning course

Target group: Not set
Prerequisites: Not set

Description
First aid is the basic medical knowledge that could help save a life. It is the emergency care or treatment given to an injured or ill person. The many accidents and illnesses that occur in daily life may call for immediate action, and you may be the only one capable of doing it. While first aid will never replace professional medical care, it sometimes can be enough for many minor injuries. For more serious injuries and illnesses, first aid is an important, often vital, first step in providing care. This course covers basic first aid techniques, including care for insect bites, injuries, burns, and poisonings.

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