ETI Course Catalogue
Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology - specialising in Oil & Gas
About this Qualification
National Code: PMA60108
CRICOS Code: 075920F
TAFE ID: W519
Duration: 2 years
Challenger Institute of Technology, Australian Centre for Energy and Process Training (ACEPT), Munster
Intakes: February and July
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to participate in planning and managing plant shutdowns and modifications. You will also learn to take a leading role in the establishment of systems intended to prevent or enable responses to incidents or emergencies and following environmental work practices. You will learn about advanced safety case preparation, incident response management, plant documentation and environmental impacts
This qualification is taught at the Australian Centre for Energy and Process Training (ACEPT), which is located in the Perth suburb of Munster (near Fremantle). This facility is owned and operated by Challenger Institute of Technology on behalf of the Western Australian Government. ACEPT provides training for the oil and gas, mining and chemical production sectors. In particular, it services the workforce development requirements of companies involved in the North West Shelf offshore oil and gas industry.
Equivalent to Australian Year 12 with pass in Mathematics and English.
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Advanced Diploma of
Process Plant Technology - specialising in Oil & Gas
PMA60108 (6 months)
Major Study Areas
- Management of plant shutdowns and start ups
- Crisis management
- Environmental management
- Occupational health and safety management
- Managing change and diversity
How is this Qualification Taught?
- Live training on the ACEPT process plant and distillation tower
- Online and classroom based learning
Industry expertise is highly sought after in the developing hydrocarbon, mineral and chemical processing industries.
On completion of the qualification you can continue on to a university undergraduate degree. Advanced standing will be offered but will vary from university to university.
Tuition: $13,500 per year
Resource fee: Semester 1 - $1,000
Equipment - safety boots, overalls, helmet and safety glasses: $200
N.B. Information on any additional costs will be provided at orientation.
Related News and Articles
Feature: Simulated Plant Prepares Job-ready Operators. Downloadalbe article as featured in the West Australian newspaper 3 July 2010.
Feature: Vocational award recognises training dedication. An unswerving commitment to training has seen oil and gas worker, Jeremy Walker, jointly win Challenger Institute’s top Vocational award. Jeremy, has been working as a fly-in, fly-out Production Technician for Apache Energy since completing his studies last year. Download the article below.
Feature: Australia's top apprentice - ACEPT's new career challenge. 20-year-old, Blake McCarthy, is the current West Australian and Australian apprentice of the year and has just become the youngest person accepted into Woodside’s oil and gas traineeship program. The two-year traineeship program involves 10 weeks of intensive study at Challenger Institute of Technology’s Australian Centre for Energy and Process Training in Munster, followed by hands-on work experience at Woodside’s Karratha gas plant.
Video: Working With Industry - Australian Centre for Energy and Process Training
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