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Module Based Training


Duration: 90 minutes

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Fees: $200.00


This module forms part of our 3-day Asset Integrity Management training course which provides both theoretical and practical exposure to the foundations of asset integrity management. The course explains how integrity management systems should be implemented to safeguard assets, people and the environment. It focuses on modern risk based methodologies to manage asset integrity in both newly constructed and aged facilities, explaining and addressing key threats facing the Oil and Gas industry and providing both established and innovative practices to safely mitigate them. To view/register for the full training course, click here.

The training module is followed by an interactive case study to reinforce learning.


An introduction to Asset Integrity Barriers, their function as well as how they are designed, structured, and maintained to prevent, mitigate, or control major accident hazards. This module also explains the tools used to illustrate the function of a barrier in preventing, controlling a major accident and how effective it is in doing so.


  • Define integrity barriers and explain the requirements and function of each barrier
  • Explain the difference between hard and soft barriers
  • Illustrate barriers in a Swiss Cheese model and a Bow Tie model
  • Barrier threats and mitigation measures


The training module is followed by an interactive case study to reinforce learning.


Delegates will learn how to define the general requirements of asset integrity barriers and how to assess the effectiveness of their barriers against specific major accident hazard scenarios. They will also be able to read and understand certain barrier models such as the Swiss Cheese model and the Bow Tie model.

System Requirements

  • Internet Access – Users will need a computer or device with a web browser and an internet connection.
  • System – Runs on desktop computers using Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10, and MAC OS.
  • Browser – Runs on IE11, Chrome, Firefox and Safari, but requires the latest Flash Player to run.
  • Audio – Requires speaker or headphones.
  • Notes – Not suitable for tablets or smartphones.

Terms & Conditions

  • Pre-recorded sessions are accessible for a 30-day duration upon receiving access.
  • Payments are non-refundable in the event of a cancellation.
  • Access to the pre-recorded session will be granted within 5 working days of payment receipt and a notification will be sent to your email address.