The work 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 planner both exciting and challenging. For people who want to make the step to become a work planner it is important to have the required skills and knowledge. The Work Planning course is a tailored education program, teaching the techniques and methodologies that make the difference between an excellent and a good work planner.
- About the course
- Who should attend
About the course
In the Work Planning course, theory and practical exercises are tightly integrated. This proven education method provides participants with the essential work 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.
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 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 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.