Process Plant Shutdown and Turnaround Training

Process Plant Shutdown and Turn around Training
  • February 20, 2023 - February 24, 2023
  • 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM GST (Dubai Time)
  • Total Seats: 6 Reserved Seats: 1
  • Online (Microsoft Teams)
  • +971 562069465
  • Velosi is conducting Process Plant Shutdown and Turnaround Training Online

    The planning and management of start-ups and shutdowns in a process plant setting are becoming a more complicated and demanding task, all these essential steps will be explained and illustrated in this course. Plant shutdowns and startup operations must be properly planned, managed, and controlled to avoid unanticipated risks and expensive delays.

    On the other hand, well-planned and carried out shutdowns lead to better preventative or urgent maintenance. By offering a comprehensive, in-depth examination of the topic, this course has been built extensively to address the requirement to assist owners and contractors in achieving their turnaround targets.

    Velosi has a “learn to ace” approach, our team comprises professional and expert trainers who ensure to enhance your ability and skills through grasping knowledge about the specified course effectively. The participants of this training session will learn the most up-to-date methods for organizing, supervising, and managing maintenance activities. Furthermore, this course intends to provide numerous real-life case studies and implementations in an open discussion forum with the participants in addition to the scientific techniques and program materials. To enable interactive (active) learning, various instructional techniques are used throughout the course.

  • By the end of this course, participants will learn to:

    • Gain knowledge of effective people and logistical management for shutdowns and startup situations.
    • Know how to clearly define, develop and regulate the shutdown and startup scope.
    • Learn to execute adequate planning for a successful shutdown and startup.
    • Efficiently choose performance metrics to ensure a smooth shutdown and restart.
    • Discover how to engage contractors to ensure commitment during shutdowns and startup.
    • Showcase the utilization of efficient and logical planning strategies for shutdown and startup.
    • Utilize industrial case studies to systematically carry out shutdowns and startups.
  • Training will be conducted via Microsoft Team Meeting, online. Meeting invites will be shared on the day before the first day of training.

  • 5 days at 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM GST (UAE Time)

    • Presentation Slides
    • Training Recordings
    • Study References
  • Upon successful completion of training, participants will receive a “Process Plant Shutdown and Turn Around Course Completion” certificate.

  • This course is appropriate for a wide range of professionals but not limited to:

    • Planning / Scheduling and cost control staff
    • Shutdown or turnaround professionals and coordinators
    • Plant Engineers
    • Technicians
    • Maintenance Engineers
    • System Engineers
    • Operators in the power generation, oil, chemical, paper, and other processing
    • Individuals/professionals involved in operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting or
  • Group Discount (same company only):

    • 15% Discount for groups of 5 or more
    • 10% Discount for groups of 3-4

    Bundle Discount:

    • Sign up for 2 courses and get an extra 10% off
    • Sign up for 3 courses and get an extra 15% off
how can we help you?

Contact us at the Velosi office nearest to you or submit a business inquiry online.

Original price was: $999.00.Current price is: $899.00.

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number: 100442245500003

(including coffee breaks and a buffet lunch daily)

Course Outline

  • The Importance of Maintenance Shutdowns and Turnarounds in Leading Organisations  

    • How shutdowns and turnarounds contribute to a leading  business
    • Key success factors
    • The three vital paths of shutdowns and turnarounds
    • The difference between shutdowns and projects
    • Shutdown and turnaround return on investment
    • Shutdown and turnaround management self-assessment
    • The shutdown and turnaround phases
    • Reasons for shutdowns and turnarounds
    • Critical Success Factors
    • Shutdown functional areas and their practical contribution
  • Shutdown/Turnaround Preparation

    • Risk management
    • Justification requirements
    • Communications to stakeholders
    • Shutdown roles and organization
    • RASCI/RACI matrix for shutdown
    • Preparation critical success factors
    • Identify routine preventive maintenance (PM)  to be included in the scope
    • Identify routine condition-based tasks to be performed prior to shutdown and turnaround
    • Determine which functions will be tested at the end of the shutdown and turnaround.
  • Shutdown/Turnaround Preparation Continued  

    • Make use of CBM and degradation analysis to improve scope visibility.
    • Use the notification process to manage the visibility of created scopes.
    • Apply risk-based task selection methods to prioritize and challenge the scope
    • Review, approve, communicate and freeze the scope
    • The critical outcomes of planning
    • The 5 Ms of maintenance work quality
    • Job analysis and scoping
    • Estimations
    • Risk and contingency planning
    • The use of planning templates
    • Work breakdown structure
  • Shutdown and Turnaround Schedule  

    • Terms and concepts of scheduling
    • Network display methods
    • Apply the critical path method (CPM)
    • Identify resource constraints
    • Resource requirements based on CPM
    • Resource smoothing
    • Resource balancing
    • Optimised resource profile
    • Shutdown and turnaround budgets
    • Allocate Shutdown Work - In-house and Contractors
    • Types of contractors
    • Types of contracts and criteria for selection
    • The risks associated with employing contractors
    • Benefits of using contractors on shutdowns
    • Staying in control of the contractor
  • Shutdown and Turnaround, Execution Control and Review  

    • Shutdown work packaging
    • Shutdown quality control
    • Shift schedules
    • Preparing equipment for the shutdown
    • Daily schedules
    • Dealing with emergent and additional work
    • Control data
    • Status accounting
    • Controlling the shutdown
    • S-curves
    • Earned-value
    • Shutdown performance indicators
    • Shutdown and turnaround review meeting agenda
    • Causes of shutdown failures
    • Problems in shutdowns and their origins
    • Start-up and commissioning
    • Shutdown close-out reporting and review
    • Shutdown closing out the review
    • Overview of computerized tools
    • Conclusion 

Past Trainings

From To Status Type
February 20, 2023 February 24, 2023 Completed Training
November 20, 2022 December 18, 2022 Completed Training
September 18, 2022 October 16, 2022 Completed Training
August 27, 2022 September 24, 2022 Completed Training