Gas Transmission and Distribution Training

Gas Transmission and Distribution Training provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to operate and maintain gas compressor stations and transmission and distribution networks. This includes HSE, emergency response and permit to work.

A list of the Gas Transmission and Distribution courses that Site Skills Training offers are outlined below.

Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry Training

Introduction to Oil and Gas Pipeline Operations is a comprehensive Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry. It aims to support the induction of newcomers to the industry. This is a concise summary of how Oil & Gas industry works, from exploration, development, production and transportation. Introduction to Oil and Gas Pipeline Operations explores the world of oil and gas in an interactive and multi-media rich presentation.

Compressor Station Operations Training

The purpose of this course is to provide the trainee with basic routine day-to-day compressor station operations skills. The trainee is also required to carry out practical activities where they are required to identify station components and systems and carry out routine work.

These skills include:

  • Prepare facilities in the station for operation
  • Operate and monitor facilities in the station
  • Shut down facilities in the station.

Poly Welding (Butt and Electrofusion) and Chainsaw Training Package

This nationally-recognised course (ID 2903) provides the trainee with the necessary skills and knowledge required to carry out electrofusion welding.

Gas Facility Operations & Maintenance Statutory Obligations Training

This is an essential course (ID 838) for operation and maintenance of gas transmission pipelines. It identifies sources of pipeline statutory obligations arising out of the pipeline licence, standards, codes of practice and legislation. Prior consultation may be required to customise this course. An optional compliance report may be prepared for your company in collaboration with internal subject matter experts.

High Pressure Gas Receipt Facility Safety Competency Training

This is a nationally-recognised client-customised course (ID 2094) that enables employees to work safely and competently at custody transfer/meter stations. The course provides a hands-on site-based learning experience for operators and maintainers of gas receipt stations, typically at mine sites and power stations. This course includes an overview of gas transmission pipelines, gas safety, gas testing, pipeline components, instrument/ electrical, SCADA and control systems, process and instrumentation diagrams, filter vessel operation, water bath heater operation, pressure reduction system operation, fuel gas system overview and gas system emergency response. Customisation consultancy may be required for this course.

Introduction to Gas Pipeline Engineering Training

Introduction to Gas Pipeline Engineering (ID 288) is an essential introductory course that provides an overview of pipeline engineering. This course includes an overview of petroleum geology, reservoir and well equipment, extracting and processing, pipeline facilities, hydrocarbon properties, AS2885, statutory requirements overview, pipeline components, gas analysis, SCADA and control systems, process and instrumentation diagrams, pigging, corrosion control, gas compression and flow measurements.

After successfully completing the course, students should be able to:

  • Explain the principles of petroleum geology, extraction and processing
  • Describe the functions of typical components on gas pipeline facilities
  • Describe the properties of hydrocarbons and basics of hydrocarbons processing
  • Explain the principles of operation of typical pipeline instruments, monitoring and control systems (incl. SCADA)
  • Explain the principles of operation of gas analysis systems including moisture analysers, gas chromatographs, densitometers, calorimeters
  • Explain the principles of pigging
  • Explain the principles of gas compression
  • Explain the principles of rotating equipment, lubrication and bearings
  • Explain the principles of corrosion control
  • Explain the principles of gas measurement
  • Interpret process and instrumentation diagrams for a facility
  • Explain the purpose of AS2885 and describe its key parts

Introduction to Gas Transmission Pipeline Operations Training

Introduction to Gas Transmission Pipeline Operations is an essential introductory course (ID 970) that provides an overview of high pressure gas transmission pipelines.

This course is generally site-based and includes:

  • an overview of inlet stations,
  • scraper stations,
  • compressor stations and meter stations,
  • including basic information on:
    • hydrocarbon properties,
    • pipeline components,
    • instrument/electrical,
    • gas analysis,
    • SCADA and control systems,
    • process and instrumentation diagrams,
    • corrosion control,
    • pigging,
    • gas filtration,
    • compression and rotating equipment,
    • field communications and journey planning.

Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry Training

Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry is an essential introductory course (ID 2712) that provides an overview of pipeline engineering. This course includes an overview of petroleum geology, reservoir & well equipment, extraction and processing, pipeline facilities, hydrocarbon properties, AS2885, statutory requirements overview, pipeline components, gas analysis, SCADA and control systems, process and instrumentation diagrams, pigging, corrosion control, gas compression and flow measurements.

Student who complete the courses should be able to undertake the following tasks

  • Explain the principles of petroleum geology, extraction and processing
  • Describe the functions of typical well and hydrocarbons processing facilities
  • Describe the properties of hydrocarbons
  • Explain the principles of operation of typical instruments, monitoring and control systems
  • Explain the principles of pigging
  • Explain the principles of compression
  • Explain the principles of rotating equipment, lubrication and bearings
  • Explain the principles of corrosion control
  • Interpret process and instrumentation diagrams for a facility

Metering Station Operations Training

This course provides an overview of the Meter Station design and operating principles and parameters as well as installed equipment. This is a customised course to enable operators to gain skills & knowledge necessary to operate the station.

Pipelines Gas & Liquid Petroleum for Project Managers Training

This is an essential course (ID 873) for project management personnel associated with the design, construction and commissioning of gas and liquid petroleum pipelines in Australia. It provides an overview of the requirements of AS2885 from a project management perspective.

Pipelines Gas & Liquid Petroleum for Maintenance Engineers and Professionals Training

This is an essential course (ID 871) for technical and maintenance personnel associated with the operation and maintenance of gas and liquid petroleum pipelines in Australia. It provides a comprehensive and practical overview of AS2885.3. It identifies key areas of the standard and how each of these clauses translates into operational and maintenance activities. Prior consultation may be required to customise this course. An optional compliance report may be prepared for your company in collaboration with internal subject matter experts.

Pipelines Gas & Liquid Petroleum for Onshore Pipeline Engineers Training

This is an essential course (ID 861) for engineering and technical personnel associated with the design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of gas and liquid onshore gas and liquid petroleum pipelines in Australia. It provides a comprehensive coverage of all parts of AS2885. This course includes completion of workplace related assignments to demonstrate consolidation and integration of learning in industry-relevant tasks.

Poly Welding (Butt Welding) Training

Poly Welding (Butt Welding) is a nationally-recognised course providing trainees with the necessary skills and knowledge required to carry out polyethylene welding, also known as poly welding, using butt welding equipment.

Poly Welding (Butt Welding) can also be bundled with our electrofusion welding course. Contact us for more details.

Poly Welding (Electrofusion Welding) Training

Polywelding (Electrofusion Welding) is a nationally-recognised course provides trainees with the necessary skills and knowledge required to carry out polyethylene welding, also known as poly welding, using electrofusion welding equipment.

Polywelding (Electrofusion Welding) can also be bundled with our butt welding course. Contact us for more details.