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Mechanical Equipment

 

Introductory

Rig Mechanical Course (RMC)

Intermediate

Rig Mechanic Programme (RMP)

Advanced

Advanced Rig Mechanic Programme (ARMP)

Who

should

attend

  • Drilling and well service personnel who intend to acquire a basic knowledge of rig equipment.
  • New employees with little or no knowledge of drilling units.
  • Maintenance personnel.
  • (Assistant) Mechanics.
  • Motormen.
  • Deck crew moving to the maintenance department.
  • Government inspectors who undertake regulatory checks on drilling rigs.
  • Any maintenance staff changing from one type of drilling unit to another.
  • Motormen who are candidates for promotion.
  • New employees who have successfully completed their probationary period.
  • Apprenticeship personnel associated with mechanical or marine engineering.
  • Mechanics associated with heavy industry sectors.
  • Mining and marine industry personnel.
  • Defence force personnel with a trade background.
  • Candidates who have completed the introductory Rig Mechanical Course (RMC).
  • Mechanics who have completed the intermediate Rig Mechanic Programme (RMP).
  • Experienced Rig Mechanics.
  • Mechanics who are on a company promotional scheme.
  • Mechanics who have shown that they are capable of advancement, but require additional training.
  • Senior Rig Mechanics who move between different rig types.
  • Mechanics who are to be given additional equipment responsibilities.

Timing &

structure

Two days of classroom sessions.

Educational programme consisting of:

  • Two 5-day classroom modules.
  • On-the-job work assignment between the modules.

Educational programme consisting of:

  • Two 5-day classroom modules.
  • On-the-job work assignment between the modules.

Aims &

Course content

  • Basic (visual) rig inspection.
  • Major items, which influence safety and operation of a rig.
  • Major inspection criteria of the main rig equipment and safety issues.
  • Recognising the overall condition and deficiencies of a rig.
  • Performing planned maintenance tasks.
  • Understanding the function of mechanical equipment (engines, compressors, tuggers, hydraulic systems, etc.)
  • Standards used in the drilling industry (IPA, etc.) and certification.
  • Well control equipment deficiencies.
  • Presentation of the majority of equipment configuration associated with both land and offshore drilling units.
  • Presentation of various types of operating procedures.
  • Compliance regulations.
  • General rig mechanical operations.
  • Planned maintenance procedures.
  • In-depth study of mechanical rig equipment.
  • Providing knowledge necessary to support the candidates to advance within the mechanical discipline.
  • Extensive overview of various equipment, operating procedures, maintenance activities and rig mechanical operations.
  • Generic maintenance procedures - wide range of procedures and complex maintenance tasks.
  • Fault analysis and fault finding.
  • Installation and upgrade of equipment.
  • Compliance regulations.
  • Providing knowledge necessary to support the candidates to advance within the mechanical discipline.

 

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