Course Description

This course is 56 learning hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 7 hours per week on this course.

The fourth and final course in the Certificate in Chemical Engineering for Non-Chemical Engineers covers other aspects of chemical processing plants. It is useful for individuals working or dealing with chemical industries, including oil and gas extraction and refining plants, water and wastewater treatment plants, mineral processing plants, and food and beverage plants.

Course Outline

Each week has a one-hour pre-recorded session with the instructor. There is a total of six hours of pre-recorded sessions in this course.

  • Week 1: Health Concerns
  • Week 2: Safety Requirements of Plants
  • Week 3: Environment Concerns
  • Week 4: Monetary Aspects of Process Plants and Projects
  • Week 5: Risk Management
  • Week 6: Material of Construction and Corrosion

What You Will Learn

  • Pressure safety valves
  • Health requirements including confined spaces and noise abatement
  • Environment concerns in groups of air pollution, water pollution, and solid waste
  • Risk management and HAZOP
  • Profitability including cost estimation: capital cost and operating cost
  • Materials of construction and corrosion


By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Chemical Engineering for Non-Chemical Engineers.

Recommended For

  • Chemical plant operators (field operators and panel operators)
  • Maintenance personnel and supervisors
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineers
  • Control & Instrumentation Engineers and technicians
  • Reliability Engineers and Asset Managers
  • Environmental Engineers and technicians

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Health, Safety, and Profitability of Process Plants
Online - Asynchronous
Apr 01, 2021 to Mar 31, 2022
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Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
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