Writing Effective Operating and  Maintenance Procedures

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

Writing Effective Operating and
Maintenance Procedures

Building Structure and Clarity into your Procedures

Scheduled Dates

18 - 22 Nov 2024 Online $3,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Online training Course?

As equipment and processes have become more complex so too has the work of maintainers and operators become more complicated thereby increasing the need for written procedures. Sound management practices encourage written procedures and most regulations now demand them for many processes.

The International Organisation for Standardization includes the control and use of procedures as a key element of a company's safety and quality management system. The purpose of this PetroKnowledge course is to make your procedure-writing efforts as efficient as possible and to create, update and maintain accurate and effective procedures.

This online training course will highlight:

  • Documented procedure needs analysis, policies and standards
  • Subject matter research including OEMs, internal and external authorities and end users
  • Pitching the narrative and vocabulary at the correct level, sentence structure and quantified values
  • Tools and technology to create procedures that are easy to maintain and control
  • Control the distribution and revision of procedures
  • Linking procedures to work orders and job instructions

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

By the end of this online training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose of documented procedures and documented information
  • Understand safety, environmental and quality requirements
  • Design a procedure management system
  • Write maintenance and operating procedures
  • Control the distribution and documentation and procedures

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Online training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge online training course is suitable for all professionals that will at one time or other need to develop or participate in the development of maintenance and operations procedures and documentation including:

  • Maintenance and operations team leaders
  • Engineers
  • Process controllers
  • Maintenance supervisors
  • Maintenance planners
  • Reliability engineers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Online training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Introduction

  • Why written procedures are necessary
  • The types of maintenance procedures and documentation
  • Current trends in procedures and documentation
  • Regulatory and safety considerations

Day Two: Maintenance and Operating Procedure Management System Design

  • Determine the system and CMMS requirements
  • Procedure users needs analysis
  • Criteria that determines the need
  • The sections and layout of each type of procedure
  • Procedure RASCI

Day Three: Procedure Writing Efficiency

  • Information sources for procedure writing
  • Software tools for writing efficiently
  • Fonts, paragraph formatting that enhances readability
  • The use of templates, boilerplate, automatic text
  • Use tools and techniques to enhance efficiency

Day Four: Procedure Writing

  • Language, grammar and vocabulary
  • Use OEM information sources
  • Use subject matter experts
  • Write a draft procedure

Day Five: Procedure Control

  • Review and approval
  • Procedure repository for softcopies
  • Distribution matrix for hard copies
  • Update and revision process
  • Techniques to improve usage by end-users


  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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