Refining and Petrochemical > Distillation Technology – Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

About this Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) 

This Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) course is the basic building block to provide awareness on the fundamentals of Distillation and its application in oil refining. The course will introduce the fundamentals and theory behind distillation as well as provide an overview of industrial distillation equipment. The key focus of the course is on the most important distillation processes of the (atmospheric) crude oil distillation unit and the vacuum distillation unit. Secondary applications like 2-cut splinters and stabilizers will also be addressed.

This course equips participants with the understanding of the design aspects as well as provide guidance for refinery staff on the optimal operation of their distillation units.


This VILT course is intended for operational staff and (process) engineers on all levels on crude oil and vacuum distillation units or other distillation sections.

The VILT course will be delivered online in 5 half-day sessions comprising 4 hours per day, with 2 x 10 minutes break per day, including time for lectures, discussion, quizzes and short classroom exercises.

To further optimise your learning experience from our courses, we also offer individualized “One to One” coaching support for 2 hours post training. We can help improve your competence in your chosen area of interest, based on your learning needs and available hours. This is a great opportunity to improve your capability and confidence in a particular area of expertise. It will be delivered over a secure video conference call by one of our senior trainers. They will work with you to create a tailor-made coaching program that will help you achieve your goals faster.
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