PANTAC System Control provides training services dedicated to rotating machinery, process safety and mission critical controls.

TÜV Rheinland – Functional Safety Engineer
This certificate program transfers functional safety knowledge and expertise to engineers who desire to achieve a global standard of compliance with IEC-61508-1 par 6.2.1 (h) and IEC-61511-1 par 5.2.2. and ANSI/ISA S84.00.01– 2004

3 Days of class room instruction with problem solving exercises and discussions.
1/2 Day examination of 100 multiple choice questions and 5 multi-part problems to solve.

Participants who complete the PANTAC System Control training course continuously in the Instructor-Classroom setting, meet the eligibility criteria according to the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program and pass the proficiency examination, are eligible to receive a

FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) certificate for Safety Instrumented Systems.

Who should attend?
Engineers, technicians, management, or anyone involved in SIS lifecycle activities.

Minimum 3 years experience in the field of functional safety AND
Proof of University degree OR equivalent engineering experience certified by employer.

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Gas Turbine Instrumentation and Control
2 day course introducing the What, Where, Why, How and When of gas turbine instrumentation and control.

The course is designed for operators and maintainers of all types of gas turbines, providing an introduction to gas turbine instrumentation and control solutions.

The course is divided into logical plant areas and addresses the What is it, Where is it installed, Why do we need it, How – measurement, How – Control, and When is it applied, of each section, i.e. air inlet filter house, lube oil system, compressor, combustion system.

Gas turbine handbook’s tend to focus on mechanics and materials with little or no information on the controls. This course is designed for instrument electrical technicians, operators and engineers of all types of gas turbines. Course material includes many Australian power plant references to cover the various types of technologies available in the industry, i.e. dry low NOx, wet low NOx, pre-mix and nozzle mix combustion

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Turbine Functional Safety Competency Certification
3 day course designed to raise awareness, develop and assess competency of personnel involved in turbine functional safety management for both new and retrofitted gas / steam turbine critical control systems.

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Rotating Machinery Master Class
1 day course introducing safety instrumented systems and critical control systems architectures for mission critical rotating machinery control applications. The day is divided into four sessions as follows; steam turbine safety and control solutions, gas turbine safety and control solutions, compressor control, generator control.

The course is ideal as an introduction to safety and control system architectures applied to turbine controls. Relevant industry trends are presented, complete with an overview of historical developments, current market place and architectures to be released over the next 10 years.

Surge Control and surge valve sizing
2 day course designed for engineers responsible for compressor control (centrifugal, axial). This course material is suitable for engineers with medium level applications knowledge and is tailored to enhance that experience with further training.

The course material and length is generally tailored to suit the attendees requirements.

About the course director

Paul Van Dyk is a TurboMachinery Consultant with over 20 years experience in Safety Instrumented Systems. Paul is a Functional Safety Expert (TÜV Rheinland, # 215/13) and is Energy Safe Type B, gas safety advanced accredited. Paul also holds a US Patent for continuous on-line Safety Integrity Level calculation methods.