Process and Safety > Process Hazard Assessment using the HAZOP Technique and HAZOP Team Leader Training - Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) [IChemE Approved Training Course]

About this Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

Process Hazard Assessment using the HAZOP Technique is an intensely participative Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) course that will both explain the key facets of the HAZOP technique as well as provide ample opportunities for participants to practice and become familiar with the technique using generic and real-life examples.

HAZOP Team Leader Training is an intensely participative Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) that will develop participants already familiar with the HAZOP technique, the skills, knowledge and attributes of a HAZOP Team Leader. An in-depth syndicate exercise will provide the opportunity to lead a HAZOP team (consisting of other participants) and to be observed performing the role for constructive feedback.

This Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) course has been reviewed and approved by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). IChemE is the global professional membership organisation for chemical, biochemical and process engineers and other professionals involved in the chemical, process and bioprocess industries. Their knowledge of professional standards, close involvement with industry, education and regulators, and their expertise as a leading global training provider, means they are uniquely positioned to independently assess and approve training courses and professional development programmes across the world.


Process Hazard Assessment using the HAZOP Technique

By the end of this VILT course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic HAZOP Technique
  • Fulfill roles as competent HAZOP Team Members
  • Understand the role of HAZOP in risk management
  • Understand how Hazard Identification can predict accidents and incidents
  • Understand how HAZOP complements other hazard identification tool

HAZOP Team Leader Training

By the end of this VILT course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role of the HAZOP Team Leader
  • Practise the role in a classroom environment
  • Provide feedback to participants on their performance as HAZOP Team Leaders
  • Appreciate the leadership skills required as HAZOP Team Leader
  • Plan, organise, manage and successfully undertake a Hazard and Operability study

This VILT course will benefit:

  • All key persons in the organisation, who by their discipline and/or position, are likely to be called on to initiate, participate or review a HAZOP study.
  • All who have responsibility for the management and supervision of process & safety including but not limited to Senior Management, Plant Managers, Process and Maintenance Engineers (all disciplines), Line Supervisors, Team Leaders, Safety Specialists, and Process Training Instructors.

Process Hazard Assessment using the HAZOP Technique

From an early stage in the VILT course, participants will have the opportunity to work as a HAZOP team member undertaking a HAZOP assessment of part of a generic process plant. Successive exercises will expand the technique to more complex examples beyond individual delegates’ experiences.

Participants will also participate in the analysis of high profile process industry accidents using material in the public domain as well as case studies from the presenter’s own experience.

HAZOP Team Leader Training

An in-depth syndicate exercise will provide the opportunity to lead a HAZOP team (consisting of other participants) and to be observed performing the role for constructive feedback.

Your expert course leader has 20 years of experience in chemical process design and project engineering, followed by 10 years in offshore safety design management and 15 years running safety engineering consultancies in the Oil & Gas industry. He has gained experience at a senior level in process design, operations, safety, and environmental engineering, and risk management and has managed the efficient implementation of capital projects.

He is a Fellow of the UK Institution of Chemical Engineers; he served on the Scottish Branch committee and was elected chairman for a two-year term in 1991. He has also been a committee member of the Safety and Reliability Society and has served as chairman for the North of Scotland Branch. He has delivered in-house courses for Shell International and public courses in HAZOP Study for Team Leaders, and for Engineers and HAZOP Awareness for Managers. He has lectured Failure Mode and Effect Analysis to the M.Sc. course in Process Safety and Loss Prevention at Sheffield University.

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 PetroEdge training courses

Hands-on during the course does boost up confidence in leading HAZOP session in my organization

Head of HSE, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

Course has good combinations of powerpoints, exercises by group discussion, quiz, and cases shown via video

Project Process Manager, Wood

Very good course content and time management was excellent

Lead Design Technologist, SRF Ltd

Great workshop. Now I am able to conduct HAZOP for identifying potential hazards and operability concerns in our process plant.

Utility Operator, Exxonmobil Cepu Limited

Good instructor, small group study and effective.

Engineer, PTT Public Company Limited

Excellent course – well managed and it has given me a good understanding of the HAZOP Technique. It is a must-training for Risk or Engineering practitioners.

SCM Drilling Manager, Hess E & P Malaysia

I really enjoyed this training. My understanding of this improves after each day of training. The presentation is clear.

QHSE Executive, UMW Offshore Drilling

A useful course - it is relevant to my job. The trainer has a wide experience & knowledge on the topic. Clear explanation and good case studies.

Technical Writer cum QEHS Coordinator, Aramis Management Sdn Bhd

The videos on the actual incident approach do supplement my understanding towards underlying causes that could affect our Process Safety Management in our organization.

Competence Development Strategist, Sarawak Shell Berhad

A very good course to Process Safety which I had appreciated.

Risk and Quality Executive, CIC Environment Service Sdn Bhd

A lot of hands-on opportunities with constructive feedback and exchange of ideas and styles in facilitating technical discussions.

Senior Safety & Risk Engineer, Lloyd's Register

Great insights on practical applications. Definitely a must for risk or engineering practitioners.

Engineer, Sime Darby

This training gave me a good understanding of the HAZOP technique.

Process Control Engineer, Brunei LNG

Excellent course, excellent training with real-life scenarios.

Director, Regional HSSE, Agility

Good instructor. He conducted the course with positive interactions with the trainees throughout the course. He is experienced too.

Operation Engineer, Talisman Energy

Great training, very useful.

Project Engineer, Uzma Engineering

Valuable training, good for the improvement of skills. This training provided a lot of valuable exercises.

Engineer, PT Inti Karya Persada Tehnik

Great workshop – I attained a better understanding of the HAZOP process and techniques.

Front-End Engineer, Brunei Shell

This training had been very informative, professionally presented and managed. It was thoroughly enjoyable.

Control Automation Engineer, Brunei Shell

If you are a non-process engineer, this training gives a heads up for your future involvement in HAZOP.

Senior Process Engineer, PUSB Engineering Sdn Bhd

Excellent and practical training for engineers in leading a HAZOP.

Senior Process Engineer Sarawak Shell Berhad

This course has provided me insight to how HAZOP should be conducted and how each member should contribute to a HAZOP, including the role of the Facilitator. With the knowledge of HAZOP from this course, not only will I apply in an actual HAZOP workshop but also to my process design more effectively.

Jr. Process Engineer, Konsortium Bumi Consultants and Services