CERTIFIED FACILITIES ENGINEERING SPECIALIST

The Certified Facilities Engineering Specialist program is designed to effectively transfer the most current technology to engineers and other professionals with identified “skill gap” deficiencies. The target audiences are new facilities engineers as well as experienced process engineers, senior operating personnel, field supervisors and other specialists who want to know more about the basic theory, details of selection and design of oil and gas production facilities. A participant who completes the course of study outlined below will be awarded a Certificate of Competency from the International Association of Petroleum Professionals as a Certified Facilities Engineering Specialist. Training is divided into Core and Elective Modules. Modules are designed so that they may be taken in any order. However, to achieve maximum benefit it is recommended that Core Modules be taken prior to taking Elective Modules. By progressing from Core then to Elective Modules, participants are led from basic to advanced topics. A Certificate of Achievement from the International Association of Petroleum Professionals is awarded to each participant for each module they satisfactorily complete. A participant who completes the full course of study of 128 Specific Core Credits and 52 Elective Credits for a total of 180 Credits will be awarded a Certificate of Competency form the International Association of Petroleum Professionals as a Certified Facilities Engineering Specialist. The required Core Modules required are:
  • Understanding Design and Operation of Oil and Water Handling
    Systems in Production Facilities (16-Credits)
  • Understanding Design and Operation of Gas Handling Systems
    in Production Facilities (16-Credits)
  • Understanding Design and Operation of Piping and Pipeline
    Systems in Production Facilities (16-Credits)
  • Understanding Design and Operation of Pump and Compressor
    Systems in Production Facilities (16-Credits)
  • Production Safety Systems (40-Credits)
  • Understanding Design and Operation of Instrumentation, Controls and
  • Electrical Systems in Production Facilities (24-Credits)
Elective courses to make up the required 180 Credits can be chosen from any of the other training courses offered.