The MasterClass Online Commissioning & Start-up course met my expectations, I had more than enough of detailed materials including references and video clips from past commissioning projects. The one to one review after completion of each Phase module has been very helpful. I would give this course 5 stars and would highly recommend it to anyone interested. . Lawrence Imonigie - Commissioning Engineer
Jerry L McAfee, Process Plant Startup Director, Process Technical Services "MasterClass gave me an understanding of the capabilities of current Completions Management Systems, the role they can play in providing organization and structure for the Completions process, and the value that the good ones like Zenator provide as a tool for assuring complete documentation packages for turnover to Operations." Footnote: I was honored to have Jerry McAfee attend the Foundation MasterClass recently in Houston. Jerry teaches what until publication of API RP 1FSC was known in the US as the "Bill Tillman method". Bill Tillman is the grand daddy of Systems Completion methodology and with it CSU training, and Jerry took over the role from DuPont's Bill Tillman in the 1980s. It was DuPont and Bill Tillman that gave birth…
Interview with the Commissioning Coach, Thomas Stuenkel"Amazing interview, this kind of interview is the one that has to get into the EPC companies. They don't understand how important the completion steps are to be successful in the project and how using a completion tool will save time and money and also will provide transparency and process safety. Additionally, identifying systems in the early stage of the project and having all system components identified will help the project with planning for the system completions and start-up." Ysabel Viloria, Pre-Commissioning / Commissioning Engineer at TechnipFMC
MasterClass Series Introduction to Foundation Training in Systems Completion and CSU with API RP 1FSC"As a former commissioning engineer I find this an excellent resource to aid best practices in asset management, start up, testing, inspection, monitoring, risk, safety and related topics. The diagrams, schematics and check sheet formats are very useful updates. Thereby allowing the practitioner to generate important workflow, develop detailed analyses and a deep assessment into related design, productivity, operational HSE and quality assurance. Overall very readable and a great addition to anyone’s library." Dr Binder Singh PhD CEng PE FIMechE FIMarEST
Thomas Stuenkel is known worldwide as The Commissioning Coach and has done terrific work to advance the professionalism of CSU and Systems Completion. His classes and podcasts reach the widest audience of CSU professionals. In a recent interview, Thomas probed Falcon Group CEO, Alan Mills, with deep and important questions in, "The Search for a Silver Bullet". Grab a coffee or a cup of tea, sit back and listen to the interview in full. Don't forget to post any comments or replies to Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Alan (email@example.com). Background Alan Mills specializes in Commissioning & Start-Up (CSU) and is a subject matter expert in Systems Completion, operating as an auditor, advisor and trainer. Alan created Falcon Global Ltd in the UK as a start-up company in 2000, then spearheaded the…
The online Foundation Course consists of more than 3 hours of material in 27 modules. When you complete registration you will also receive a link to download the current version of the MasterClass Foundation Course.Pay online, complete the course and take the test to receive a Global Falcon Certificate of Achievement, signed by Alan Mills.
The foundation training course developed by Alan Mills has been produced in four books for Kindle and is now on sale at Amazon. This book is the first in the series and it describes the purpose, objectives, definitions and outline of commissioning and start-up. The next three books in the series will be published soon and cover the phases of commissioning and start-up, applying the methodology laid out in the foundation training course.