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Operator training

Engine operation and maintenance

Qualified operators are the key to Thorough system understanding
high plant availability makes troubleshooting easy

The key to ensuring high availability and operating Our operator trainings are designed to impart vital
safety over the long-term is qualified plant operators system and process understanding, which plays
who can perform proactive service starting from day an essential role in helping operators identify root
one. causes and anticipate possible consequences of the
conditions they observe.
Compared to an engine that has been carefully
maintained by qualified personnel, an engine that has A professionally trained operator is an invaluable
not been properly cared for is easy to recognize, and asset, capable of analyzing error codes and alarms,
the likelihood of compromised reliability and engine identifying trends and reacting proactively if a failure
breakdowns is significantly increased. escalates within the system. They possess in-depth
knowledge of the engine’s main components, and
To protect your equipment and keep it operating how they can be adjusted, replaced and checked for
productively for decades, there’s no better investment damage. With these skills, trained operators keep
than operator training and genuine spare parts. equipment performing optimally at all times, and help
limit downtime to only planned maintenance events.
Qualified Rolls-Royce trainers give your operators
a thorough understanding of how to optimize Rolls-Royce provides training on-site at the plant or at
equipment availability and performance. the OEM factory in Bergen (Norway). In most cases, on-
site training is recommended in order to give operators
hands-on experience with their own equipment.

Protect your assets with Hands-on training puts

skilled operators theory into practice
Benefits from skilled operators Training course contents

• Enhanced equipment reliability and efficiency The training focuses on daily, weekly and monthly
• Improved plant safety checks and maintenance tasks according to the
• Reduced risk of outages resulting from poor Routine Maintenance Schedule (RMS).
maintenance or a lack of system knowledge
• Optimized availability and performance Operators learn how to operate and maintain the
• Correct performance of work procedures equipment safely and effectively, and how to analyze
• Reduced use of spare parts and unplanned service engine operating parameters and plan maintenance.
• Facilitated maintenance planning and All training is conducted by qualified Rolls-Royce
contingency stock management instructors with extensive field experience, and
certification is provided upon successful completion
of the course.
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Trainings are customized based on the equipment
and the operator’s skill level. Typical course contents

Timing is important in an efficient • Routine Maintenance Schedule (RMS) and

maintenance planning
learning process • Design, function and operational mode of main
engine components
• Fuel injection equipment (gas/liquid fuel)
• Automation and control system
The best learning process starts with 2 days of • Engine instrumentation
introductory training when the operator first begins • Evaluation of engine operating data
working with the equipment. For personnel with • Safety systems
no technical background, many topics may seem • Start, ramp-up, stop and operation
very theoretical at this stage, but this framework is • Lube oil, fuel and cooling water quality, treatment
indispensable for the performance of daily, weekly and adjustments
and monthly service activities. • Spare parts
• Utilization of test equipment and special tools
Subsequent to the introductory training, the next step • Hands-on training
is to attend a 3-day refresher course approximately 6
months later, when the operators have become more The course fee covers:
familiar with the equipment. They will probably have
many questions after several months of operation, • Documentation (digital)
and will now benefit from the opportunity to discuss • Daily lunch and coffee/tea
them with our experts and receive more advanced • Daily transportation between hotel and course
instruction. Refresher courses are an excellent way to premises (if in Bergen)
steadily and rapidly improve operator skills. • Personal Protective Equipment

Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Advanced

2 day course 3 day course 5 day course courses
Bergen Engines AS
A Rolls-Royce Power Systems Company
PO Box 329 Sentrum, N-5804 Bergen, Norway

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