Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Safety will become all the more critical as chemical process technology becomes more complex. The Chemical Process Safety course covers the economic and legislative aspects of mitigating problems in a chemical process. The principal aim of this course is to provide the candidates with a brief insight into the various aspects of chemical process safety.
The 12 weeks long course in Chemical Process Safety by Swayam covers topics such as Fire and Explosion, Risk Assessment, Reliability Engineering, QRA and LOPA, etc. The course will be taught by Prof. Shishir Sinha, who is a professor and HOD in the Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Roorkee.
You can audit this course for free. However, if you wish to obtain the certificate in the Chemical Process Safety programme, you will have to pay the certification exam fee. Besides, this 12-week-long course is beneficial and applicable to all process industries. Professionals such as decision-makers and managers can also enroll for this course.
Undergraduate level course
12 weeks long
Free online programme
Intensive lecture series
- Core course
- Chemical engineering minor 2 in chemical category
- Case studies
- Undergraduate level course
- Course certification
- Esteemed faculty
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
The Chemical Process Safety Programme offered by Swayam can be audited for free. However, candidates will have to pay for and pass the certification exam if they wish to acquire the certificate.
Chemical Process Safety course fee details
Chemical Process Safety certification exam
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
The Swayam Chemical Process Safety course is created for the following candidates:
Undergraduate students in engineering and science disciplines like chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, biotechnology, petroleum engineering, material science, etc.
Professionals involved in the safety audits.
Candidates applying for the Chemical Process Safety Course by Swayam must possess knowledge of scientific disciplines like Thermodynamics, Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, etc.
The candidates who wish to get certified must appear for a proctored exam at the end of the course. Throughout the course, candidates will be given 12 assignments. To create the final score, 25 percent of the average score of their eight best assignments along with 75 percent of their score in the proctored exam will be considered.
What you will learn
After the completion of the Chemical Process Safety training programme, you will gain an understanding of:
Conducting Risk Assessment.
Understanding and conducting toxicological studies.
Describing the concept and prevention of Fire and Explosion.
The process of Accident Investigation.
Defining the concept of Source model and dispersion.
Hazard identification and HAZOP analysis.
Describing Relief and Relief Sizing
Visit the official website of Swayam at https://swayam.gov.in/.
Search for the “Chemical Process Safety” course.
Once the course page opens, you will be able to see the ‘Sign-In/Register’ option.
You can enroll by clicking on the button and providing the details asked. You can either create a new Swayam account or log in through your existing accounts on Google, Facebook or Microsoft.
Filling the form
There is no application form for the Chemical Process Safety training, and candidates can simply log in to access the course. You can do so using your Facebook, Google, or Microsoft IDs. You can also create a password separately and log in using your email ID.
Fire and Explosion
Introduction to Accidents, Loss statistics and Process safety
Source model and dispersion
Prevention of Fire and Explosion
Relief and Relief Sizing
Economics of loss prevention
Process of Accident Investigation
QRA and LOPA
Hazard Identification and HAZOP analysis
Passing the Chemical Process Safety certification exam is mandatory for those who wish to acquire the certification. Note that the average assignment score of a candidate should be 10/25 or more, and the exam score should be 30/75 or more. Even if the candidate’s total score is 40/100, they will not qualify for certification if any one of these conditions is not met.
How it helps
After the conclusion of the Chemical Process Safety Programme, you will be an expert in the essential technical fundamentals of chemical process safety. Chemical Process Safety certified professionals can find opportunities in all process industries, petrochemical plants, refineries, fertiliser plants, etc. The course has intensive lectures led by expert faculty.
Moreover, this course by Swayam is entirely free of cost. The candidates only need to pay a fee if they wish to acquire the certification by appearing for the exam.
No, there are two slots in which you can appear for the exam- 9 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm.
The Chemical Process Safety training programme consists of 12 assignments.
No, students will only be provided with the e-copies of the certificate.
The certificate will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
Students need to have a working knowledge of Thermodynamics, Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology.