Oil and Gas Technical training > Micro Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) - Root Cause Analysis

About this Micro Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

Getting the most out of your assets is fundamental to world-class business performance. Most businesses are plagued by poor asset performance caused by regular equipment and business process failure. Understanding how to sustainably fix these routine failures will give you the power to transform your business performance.

Following this Micro VILT, you will understand how root cause analysis fits into a world-class maintenance model. You will have an overview of how to identify the root cause of a failure and more importantly how to make a solution stick within your business.

This Micro VILT is based on the latest thinking in maintenance management and it is a highly interactive course with discussion sessions, exercises and case studies demonstrating the transforming effect of root cause analysis.


Micro VILT Group Pricing:

SGD$1,200 per person / USD$ 889 per person

(Minimum 5 persons per group session)

For more details on pricing for larger groups or customisation of course outline, call us at +65 6741 9927 or email [email protected]


Delivery of this Micro VILT:

The Micro VILT will be delivered through Zoom, MS Teams or equivalent video conference platforms in combination with other online interactive training tools.


Micro VILT Duration:

The Micro VILT will be delivered online in 1 session comprising 4 hours, with 2 breaks.

Micro VILT Course Materials:

All participants will receive softcopy course materials (PDF format).


Breakdown of Modules:

Module 1: An Introduction to Failure Analysis

  1. What does it mean to fail?
  2. Group exercise: failure modes
  3. Overview of failure investigation tools
  4. Case study “Transforming a failing business using root cause analysis”

Module 2: Principles of Failure Investigation

  1. Don’t be fooled by what you see! How to understand what really happened
  2. Tools and Methods for digging – how to find the roots
  3. Group exercise: investigation methods

Module 3: Failure Prevention – how not to be here again!

  1. Introducing failure prevention controls
  2. Making controls stick
  3. Group exercise: prevention controls
  4. Team quiz – what have you learned today?


Best Feature of the Micro VILT:

  1. Case studies and different methods of analysis
  2. Knowledgeable trainer
  3. Visual presentation
  4. Helpful exercises
  5. Ease of communication
  6. Relevance to job
  7. Interactive nature
  8. Convenience

Your expert Micro VILT leader, having a strong background in human resource development, does not just train people but brings together the knowledge, skills and experience to generate competence by applying training to real problems with real results, both business and personal.

For over 20 years now, he has worked as an Operations Excellence Consultant and brings with him experience of many organisations and industrial sectors both as a consultant and as an employee. These experiences include large process industries such as Oil, Gas, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals (including high hazard COMAH sites in Top and Lower tiers), plus Pulp & Paper, Iron & Steel and other continuous and batch processes including discrete manufacturing. Additionally, he has applied lean thinking and continuous improvement within other less traditional fields of Construction and Software Development whilst also improving his own field of Consultancy. He has worked internationally as well as the UK, having delivered major results in France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Mozambique and the USA.

His training and development experience straddles almost all his career and even the first job he had, as Electronics Technician, was within an educational establishment (Newcastle Polytechnic) and he was often involved with the students and lecturers.

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.
Request for further information about post training coaching support and fees applicable for this.

Learn what past participants have said about EnergyEdge training courses

Good and straight to the point course that is very useful in investigations.

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, USA

Highly qualified instructor.

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, USA