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QAQC Engineer Development Program





Method of delivery

The participants are first taught the knowledge and preparation required to work in the oil and gas service industry from the trainers with working experience in respective area. The concepts are re-enforced through tutorial and industrial related case studies. 

After acquired pre-requisite domain and working knowledge in the subject area, the participants are then provided with company specific customised modules such as various management systems, tools and hardware knowledge.  They also receive on-the-job-training through industrial attachment with the host companies.


Learning Outcome

1.    To equip participants with pre-requisite knowledge required to start working as QAQC engineers in oil and gas industry. These knowledge are :

  • Malaysia petroleum industry and services industry
  • Principles of Tendering, Contracting and Procurement Management
  • Fundamentals of offshore structural engineering
  • Principles of quality assurance and quality control management for oil & gas projects
  • Essential knowledge of HSE management for offshore oil & gas projects
  • Essential knowledge of project management using PMIâ PMBOKâ guide

2.    To equip participants with practical skills of QAQC management in the oil & gas industry through company specific training and industrial attachment arrangement.



Modules & Sub Modules

Part 1: Soft Skills

  • Refer to the common soft skill curriculum for details

Part 2: Technical Essentials

M1: Malaysian oil & gas, services industry and its value chain

  • History
  • Upstream and downstream value chain
  • Technical and HSE risks and management
  • New technologies and innovation
  • Exploration, drilling and appraisal
  • Field development and planning
  • Overview of offshore facilities and platform
  • Process/surface equipment
  • Design & workpack engineering
  • Fabrication
  • Mobilization
  • Installation
  • Hook-up and commissioning
  • Production, operations and maintenance
  • Regulatory environment
  • Production sharing contracts environment
  • Decommissioning and abandonment

M2: Principles of tendering, contracting and procurement management

  • Overview of supply chain process
  • Contracting objectives and policies
  • Tendering relationships and roles and responsibilities
  • Tendering plan
  • Tender processes
  • Tender evaluations
  • Award recommendation and approval
  • Preparation and issue of contract document
  • Understanding contract structure
  • Work execution
  • Management of claims and disputes
  • Management of contract closure
  • Overview of procurement process
  • Sourcing and procurement fundamentals
  • Project scope and developing procurement strategy
  • Project procurement management process
  • Supplier relationships management

M3: Fundamentals of offshore structural engineering

  • General introduction to Offshore Structures and Metocean
    Metocean Engineering
  • Fixed Shallow Water and Marginal Field Development
  • Deepwater Field Development
  • Subsea Field Development
  • Offshore Structure design basic according to API RP 2A
  • Construction/Fabrication and erection process
  • Load-out process and options (Self-propelled Modular transporter (SPMT), Skidding, Lifting)
  • Transportation processes, barge consideration and guidelines
  • Installation processes, options and consideration
  • SACS system in offshore structure design
  • Four-point lifting padeye design exercise using Microsoft EXCEL

M4: Principles of quality assurance and quality control management for oil & gas projects

  • Understanding the Business Process
  • Quality Management System requirements
  • Management Responsibility
  •  Resource Management
  •  Product Realization
  • Measurement, Analysis and Improvement
  • ISO 9001:2008 Certification Milestone
  • QMS Documentation
  • Quality Manual
  • Quality Plan, Procedures, Work Instruction
  • ISO 9001:2008 QMS maintenance

M5: Principles of health, safety and environment management

  • Management system
  • Elements of HSE
  • Management leadership commitment and accountability
  • Facilities design and construction
  • Information and documentation
  • Personnel and training
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Management of change
  • Third party services
  • Incident investigation and analysis
  • Community awareness and emergency preparedness
  • HSE assessment and improvement
  • Performance measurement

M6: Project Management 101: A step-by-step approach using PMIâ PMBOKâ guide

  • Introduction of projects
  • The triple constraint
  • The five project management process group
  • Project initiating
  • Project planning
  • Project executing
  • Project controlling
  • Project closing

Part 3: Company specific customized modules

Modules to be designed specifically for the host companies, such as

  • Health, Safety and Environment policies and procedures
  • Document control systems and procedures
  • Project QA/QC standards and requirements
  • Development, review and improvement of project QA/QC plans
  • Supervision, co-ordination and control of QA/QC matters for supply of materials, prefabrication and construction
  • Maintenance of quality records and certifications (example)