Virtual Process Control Room Operations - DCS - Levels 1 to 3

Course Information

The course is designed for appraising the aptitude/suitability of personnel and to provide an awareness of control room operations to personnel who have little experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Price displayed is based on training being held at our Middlesbrough HQ. For training to be delivered at customer premises please contact the Business Development Team on 01642 770310 or email


The aim of the course is to provide delegates with an awareness of Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and to appraise the aptitude / suitability of personnel by using dynamic process simulation packages culminating in the management of a DCS using an interactive continuous dynamic simulation package.


At the end of the course you will:

  • Have an overview of DCS control and hands-on operations
  • Understand DCS functionality and user familiarisation
  • Have a skills awareness of trending and screen navigation
  • Understand practical process operations ie:
    • Start up / shut down
    • Trip and alarm management
    • Troubleshooting and practical scenarios
    • Implementing procedures
    • Teamwork and communications

Course Content

  • DCS functionality
  • Skills awareness
  • Practical process operations
  • Start-up/shut-down
  • Trip and alarm management
  • Troubleshooting
  • Practical scenarios
  • Procedures
  • Teamwork

Assessment Method

Delivery will be a combination of classroom tuition/ practical experience in our specialist Virtual Control Room facility.

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Course Information


Course delegates will receive a TTE Certificate of Attendance.


3 Days



Who is it for

The course is aimed at persons who have little or no previous experience of a Distributed Control System.


Candidates should possess a reasonable command of written and spoken English. Some Process Plant Operations experience is preferred.


Price available on request.

Dates available on application.