Oil and Gas

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Course code: MUK-105
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Price: GBP 50,-

1) Hot work (any operation involving naked flames or producing heat and/or sparks or any operation that has spark potential)

(2) Confined space criteria

(3) The type of operations being tested for flammable and toxic gases

(4) Roles and responsibilities of the Fire Watch

(5) Roles and responsibilities of the Standby Person

(6) Responsibilities of the Gas Monitor role

(7) How to select, use and care for PPE

(8) How to work within the safe system of work

(9) The hazards and properties of flammable gases

(10) The behaviour of different flammable and toxic gases

(11) The potential arrival of flammable gas or vapour clouds at the hot work site

(12) Impact of environmental changes on working conditions

(13) Importance of checking the controls on equipment are as specified

(14) Importance of regular communication

(15) Sources of assistance and specialist support

(16) Completion of relevant documentation

Course code: MUK-001
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 Minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course goal: This course aims to provide learners with an overview of industry best practice in relation to confined space entry work.

 

Target Audience: All personnel involved with confined space entry work within the Oil and Gas Industry.

 

Learning Objectives

LO1 Explain what is meant by a Confined Space

LO2 Give examples of Confined Spaces

LO3 Describe the dangers that can be caused by confined space entry work

LO4 Identify the key pieces of legislation that help to control confined space entry work

LO5 Explain how to avoid entering confined spaces

LO6 Explain the importance of having a Safe System of Work in place

LO7 Describe individual roles and responsibilities involved in Confined Space Entry Work

LO8 Explain the requirements for gas testing

LO9 Identify acceptable levels for atmospheric test results

LO10 Give examples of Confined Space Entry site safety equipment

LO11 Explain the actions to take in an emergency situation

LO12 Explain Confined Space Entry alarm procedures

Course code: MUK-010
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 Minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course goal: This course provides learners with an awareness of the hazards involved in working at height and gives an overview of industry best practice in relation to working at height.

 

Target Audience: This course is aimed at all personnel working in the Oil and Gas Industry.

 

Learning Objectives

LO1 Define what is meant by ‘working at height’

LO2 Identify the key pieces of legislation that help to control work at height

LO3 Explain the duties that are placed on employers and employees by the Work at Height Regulations

LO4 Describe the hazards involved in working at height

LO5 Explain the importance of planning and risk assessment

LO6 Describe the hierarchy of control for managing and selecting equipment for work at height

LO7 Identify the factors that should be considered when assessing the method to be used for working at height

LO8 Describe the main methods of access for working at height and give examples of the different types of working at height equipment

LO9 Describe the rules for working with ladders

LO10 Describe the rules for working with scaffolds

LO11 Explain the importance of inspecting equipment

Course code: MUK-016
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English
Price: GBP 175,-

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 centre 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.

Self Sponsors:

If you are purchasing this course for yourself, please send a "Selfie" of your full face to prove your identity including your personal ID within this to learningcentre@mintragroup.com This must be provided before, or on the same day of completion to gain your approved certificate.

 

Product fact sheet

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

Course code: MUK-006
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course goal: To increase learners’ awareness of the importance of safe manual handling operations and the risks involved with manual handling. The course also aims to outline best practice for the correct handling techniques for safe lifting, and for the pushing and pulling of loads.

Target Audience: This course is aimed at all personnel working onshore and offshore

Learning Objectives

LO1 Define the term ‘manual handling’ and explain the importance of safe manual handling operations
LO2 Identify the types of injuries that may result from manual handling operations
LO3 Identify the legislation that is in place to regulate manual handling operations
LO4 Describe the duties that are placed on employers and employees by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
LO5 Explain the importance of risk assessing manual handling operations
LO6 Identify the factors to consider when assessing manual handling operations and identify ways of reducing the risks of injury
LO7 Describe good handling techniques for safe lifting and the importance of working withinthe HSE manual handling risk assessment guidelines
LO8 Describe good handling techniques forpushing and pulling loads
LO9 Explain the training requirements associated with manual handling operations

Course code: MUK-003
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course goal: This course aims to give offshore personnel the knowledge required to understand the hazards and controls associated with working in an environment where they could potentially be exposed to H2S

Learning Objectives

LO 1 Explain the physical properties and sources of H2S, and identify the areas on an offshore installation where you would expect to encounter H2S

LO 2 Explain the physiological effects of exposure to varying toxicity levels of H2S

LO 3 Explain the responsibilities and duties of all personnel and their duties under current legislation

LO 4 Explain the current legal occupational exposure limits for short and long term exposure periods relating to H2S

LO 5 Describe the various methods for detecting H2S 

LO 6 Describe the various personal and respiratory protection equipment required for undertaking tasks in areas where H2S may be present

LO 7 Explain the hazardous area classifications which may be encountered on an offshore installation and the associated control measures required  

LO 8 Explain the formal requirement for H2S contingency plans on installations

LO 9 Identify the different alarms encountered offshore and the emergency and evacuation procedures that should be followed

Course code: MUK-118
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 Minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 35,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an overview of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code

 

Target AudienceMaritime and Oil and Gas

 

Learning Objectives

 

LO1 Explain the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code

LO2 Identify common maritime security threats

LO3 Explain the importance of port facility security plans

LO4 Describe security threat levels and ship security plans

LO5 Give an overview of the actions to take in the event of an emergency situation

LO6 Explain how to develop and maintain measures for the control of access to the port

LO7 Explain how to implement effective search mechanisms and security controls

Course code: MUK-070
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 20 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

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

Course code: MUK-012
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

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 organising, 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

Course code: MUK-026
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

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 Recognise 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 recognise 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’

Course code: MUK-022
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course goal: This course aims to provide learners with an understanding of the dangers of asbestos, and how the risk involved in working with asbestos can be mitigated

Learning Objectives

LO1 Explain what asbestos is

LO2 Describe the hazards of asbestos

LO3 Describe the various types, properties and uses of asbestos

LO4 Identify areas where asbestos may still be found and describe how to identify its presence

LO5 Identify the risk reduction methods when working with asbestos

LO6 Describe the general procedures to deal with an emergency involving the uncontrolled release of asbestos dust

Course code: MUK-027
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

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

Course code: MUK-004
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course goal: This course provides learners with an awareness of the CoSHH regulations, and how they control work with hazardous substances.
Target Audience: This course is aimed at all personnel working in the Oil and Gas Industry.

Learning Objectives
LO1 Explain the CoSHH regulations and their applicability to the Oil and Gas Industry

LO2 Explain the legal obligations under CoSHH for both employees and employers, and explain the REACH regulations

LO3 Explain the health effects of working with hazardous substances, and the various ways that these can enter the body

LO4 Explain the use of Material Safety Data Sheets, Labels and Assessments within the CoSHH regulations

LO5 Explain the common labelling system and identify the standard symbols

LO6 Explain the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment

LO7 Explain requirements for storage, handling and disposal of hazardous substances

LO8 Define the control measures for handling hazardous substances and explain the control hierarchy

LO9 Explain the process for dealing with hazardous substances in the event of a spill

LO10 Define the recording and reporting process within the CoSHH Regulations

Course code: MUK-007
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course goal: To increase learners’ awareness of the risks of hand-arm vibration and the effects that it can cause. The course also looks at the control measures that should be taken to reduce exposure to vibration, based on industry best practice.

Target Audience: All onshore and offshore personnel that use vibration-inducing equipment.

Learning Objectives
LO1 Describe hand-arm vibration and the effects it can cause
LO2 Explain what Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is and how to identify its early symptoms
LO3 Identify the types of jobs and equipment that are most likely to involve hand-arm vibration and expose workers to the risk of health effects
LO4 Explain the duties of employers under the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations
LO5 Outline the measures that employees can take to reduce the risk of HAVS
LO6 Outline the duties of equipment manufacturers and suppliers in reducing vibration risks
LO7 Describe the process of assessing the vibration risk to employees in accordance with the Exposure Action Value (EAV) and Exposure Limit Value (ELV)
LO8 Describe the control measures that should be taken to reduce exposure to vibration
LO9 Explain the importance of monitoring exposure to vibration, and health surveillance
LO10 Explain the importance of information and training in reducing the risks to health from vibration

Course code: MUK-099
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide learners with an introduction to the rules and regulations that govern the use of display screen equipment (DSE), the health risks associated with DSE and the importance of ergonomics in maintaining good health 

 

Learning Objectives:

LO1 Explain what is meant by ‘display screen equipment’

LO2 Identify the regulations that govern the use of display screen equipment

LO3 Explain the responsibilities that employers have under the Health and Safety regulations 

LO4 Define what is meant by ‘ergonomics’

LO5 Explain why ergonomics should be considered when using display screen equipment

LO6 Describe the main health risks associated with using display screen equipment

LO7 Explain how to minimise the ergonomic risks associated with using display screen equipment (setting up a workstation)

LO8 Identify the measures that should be considered when using a laptop or portable device

LO9 Identify the measures that should be considered when hot-desking

 

Course code: MUK-074
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: To provide learners with an awareness of the potential environmental impacts associated with oily discharges to sea, as well as the legislation and control measures that are in place to minimise these impacts.

 

Learning Objectives

LO1 Identify the different types of oily discharges to sea and explain how to minimise them

LO2 Identify that produced water is the main source of oily discharges 

LO3 Explain the difference between planned operational discharges and accidental releases 

LO4 Explain what is meant by ‘produced water’ and describe how to minimise it

LO5 Identify the environmental impacts associated with oily discharges 

LO6 Describe the legislative controls that are in place to control oily discharges

LO7 Give examples of what you can do to minimise environmental damage from oily discharges

 

Course code: MUK-072
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: To provide learners with an awareness of the environmental impacts associated with the use and discharge of chemicals in the Oil and Gas Industry and the legislation and control measures that are in place to minimise the impact on the environment.

Target Audience: All relevant personnel

 

Learning Objectives

 

LO1 Explain the purpose of chemical use in the Oil and Gas Industry

LO2 Give examples of the types of chemicals used in the Oil and Gas Industry

LO3 Explain how chemicals can enter the environment 

LO4 Give an overview of the potential environmental impacts of chemical use and discharge

LO5 Identify the legislative requirements governing the use of chemicals 

LO6 Identify the type of chemical permit applications required for different operations

LO7 Identify the actions to take in the event of a chemical spill

LO8 Give examples of how to ensure compliance with legislative requirements

LO9 Explain good practice in relation to the storage of chemicals

LO10 Detail the different control measures that can be implemented to reduce potential environmental risk

LO11 Explain how to correctly dispose of chemicals after use

Course code: MUK-031
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course goal: To increase learners’ awareness of the potential for dropped objects, and to outline the responsibilities of personnel and actions to be taken to prevent dropped object incidents occurring. 

 

Learning Objectives

LO1 Define what is meant by a ‘dropped object’

LO2 Identify the common causes of dropped objects and their consequences and explain the importance of eliminating, or reducing the risk of, incidents occurring 

LO3 Identify the duties of employers and employees in eliminating dropped object incidents 

LO4 Identify areas with a high potential for injury to personnel should a dropped object incident occur

LO5 Identify examples of bad practice

LO6 Describe the measures that should be taken to control the risk of falling objects

 

Course code: MUK-032
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 20 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide learners with an awareness of nitrogen and provide best practice for work involving nitrogen in oil and gas producing facilities

Target Audience: All personnel who may be exposed to nitrogen in the workplace

Learning Objectives
LO1 Define nitrogen
LO2 Describe the properties of nitrogen
LO3 Explain why nitrogen is used in the workplace
LO4 Describe the hazards associated with nitrogen
LO5 Explain the importance of carrying out a risk assessment
LO6 Give examples of control measures that can be used to limit exposure to nitrogen
LO7 Describe how to use breathing apparatus
LO8 Explain how nitrogen affects the human body
LO9 Identify correct emergency response actions

Course code: MUK-132
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Price: GBP 125,-

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 recognise 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

 

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