Work Package Planning
The work package planner (Dutch: ‘werkvoorbereider’) is the important link between the technicians in the field, the schedulers and cost engineers. This makes a career as a work package planner both exciting and challenging. For people who want to make the step to become a work package planner it is important to have the required skills and knowledge. This course is a tailored education program, teaching the techniques and methodologies that make the difference between an excellent and a good work package planner.
- About the course
- Who should attend
About the course
In the Work Package Planning course, theory and practical exercises are tightly integrated. This proven education method provides participants with the essential work package planner toolbox. In 3 days participants will be guided through the essential aspects of organizations, work processes, work planning reports and many more.
The course content and practical exercises and cases are focused on the process industry. This typically includes petrochemical, onshore/offshore oil & gas, power, mining, pharmaceutical, etc. This course is also available as Live Virtual Course. Learn more about the online learning experience.
What you’ll learn
By the end of the course, you will have gained:
- A good understanding of the overall dynamics of industrial projects.
- The interpretation of technical scope and translating them into clearly specified work instructions.
- Preparing the material take-off (MTO), required permits and possible work changes.
- Prepare an actual work package and work planning report to get acquainted with the requirements for these documents.
- To be ready to directly apply what they have learnt in real-life.
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This course is aimed at:
- (Jr.) Work Package Planners;
- Discipline Engineers;
- O&M Supervisors/Staff;
- Skilled Craftsmen;
- MBO+/HBO education level (vocational education / professional education)
You will have to have a basic understanding of work package planning. No specific educational requirements are defined.
- Scheduling, Budget, Cost Control and Purchasing in the organization;
- Project work processes and procedures;
- Contracts and tendering;
- Scope identification and selection;
- Work package: descriptions, activity list;
- Preparing MTOs;
- Calculate change orders;
- Work changes and work permits;
- Preparing final documentation.
Yes, you will receive a digital certificate of completion which is easy to store and share on platforms like LinkedIn.
We offer the Work Package Planning course in two different formats:
Classroom course at Cost Engineering office in Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands or at a location of your choice.
Live Virtual Course
An online live classroom setting in which you will be able to engage with the instructor and the rest of the learners. Learn more about our Live Virtual Courses.
The quality of the course and the efficiency of the participation doesn’t change with the course format. We ensure that we keep all courses at the same, high quality level of Cost Engineering Academy. Therefore, whether it is a live virtual course or an e-learning course, the price is the same as the price of a classroom course. Learn more about our Live Virtual Courses and E-learnings.