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CPD in HAZOP Study

Risktec Solutions
Course summary
Professional Training
12 weeks (self-paced, self-study)
550 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Online courses
Course Dates
Online courses
550 GBP
15th of each month

Course description

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) in HAZOP Study

Developed by practitioners for practitioners, TÜV Rheinland Risktec CPDs in Risk and Safety Management are designed to help risk and safety professionals certify their skills and prove their commitment to the industry.

The course is delivered entirely by distance learning, giving learners the opportunity to study part-time and to plan their study around their professional and personal commitments.  Risktec offers a choice of 23 different CPD topics, and each course lasts 12 weeks.



Suitability - Who should attend?

Project Managers, Operations Managers, Process Engineers, Operators, HSE advisors and risk management practitioners.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon successful completion of the end of course assessments, an electronic TÜV Rheinland Risktec CPD certificate will be awarded, stating that you have achieved 20 learning hours in the topic. 

Training Course Content

The learning outcomes of the HAZOP Study CPD course are:

  1. Critically review the HAZOP technique and examples of output
  2. Analyse how the HAZOP technique can be applied at the different stages of a project’s lifecycle such as FEED, detailed design, revalidation and decommissioning
  3. Prepare for a HAZOP workshop, determine the skills and actions necessary to lead HAZOP and how to generate a HAZOP report.

And the course consists of the following topics:

  • Introduction to risk assessment
  • Basic engineering terminology
  • Process safety incidents: lessons learned
  • HAZOP: what, when, how
  • HAZOP: guidewords and parameters
  • HAZOP: noding
  • HAZOP: teams, roles and responsibilities
  • Recording methods, software, reporting and close-out
  • Overview of the LOPA technique
  • Major HAZOP studies, minor modification studies
  • Common failings in HAZOPs
  • Limitations of HAZOPs
  • Leading HAZOP teams
  • Other forms of HAZOP: procedures, batch operations.

Course delivery details

Course format & materials
Enrolment on the course gives students access to the Risktec Online learning environment. The course material includes slides, explanatory notes, videos and references to further reading and useful websites. Students engage in online activities including optional tests to confirm their understanding.

End of course assessment

The assessment consists of 2 parts:

  • Part 1: a short multiple choice quiz containing 10 questions, worth 25% of your final mark
  • Part 2: three questions each requiring a short paragraph answer, with each answer contributing 25% to your final mark.  
  • The pass mark is 50%. 

Other training formats
The course is also available as a private, customisable course for corporate clients (face-to-face, distance learning or blended learning).

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About provider

Risktec Solutions - Specialist Risk Management Consultancy & Training Provider, part of the TÜV Rheinland Group

With headquarters in Warrington and local offices across the UK, Middle East, Far East and North America, Risktec is a specialist provider of risk management and safety training for companies all over the world. As part of the TÜV Rheinland Group, Risktec operates...

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Wilderspool Park
Greenall's Avenue
WA4 6HL Warrington, Cheshire

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