How to implement an Upskill training program and have easy safety compliance

Upskill Training in pandemic times Change is a basic fact of life. As industries and different business sectors grow and mature,  new technologies get introduced.  Adding to this is the COVID19 pandemic which has forced new constraints on many business. At the same time, it has also generated many opportunities for existing businesses to take advantage of the new situation and in a very constructive way.One of the opportunities is to implement an upskill training program for your employees and associates (such as contractors). Read on below, to know how this will save costs, reduce co-ordination headaches and also make safety and regulatory compliance easier. Forced Digitalization One of the changes that one sees everywhere, is the digitalization of many business processes. Is this a new technology? Actually not-several digital tools already existed a long time before the pandemic hit, but not many businesses used them, as there was no …

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Best VFD Training Courses

Taking the right VFD Training Courses is essential to mastering this technology and getting benefits from it. These training courses should be self paced, with easy explanations using graphics and animations and should not be just a video of a guy speaking. What is this about? As you probably already know, VFD is an acronym for Variable Frequency Drives. They are used to start, control and drive mainly AC Induction motors to and have many advantages over traditional ways of motor control. The advantages of using VFDs  include the ability to soft start & stop the motor, match the torque to that what is needed for the load, control the speed of the load  and also to save energy. Just one example of energy saving, is using a VFD drive to control the pump speed (and flow) instead of running the pump (via a Direct Online or Star-Delta starter) and …

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ICS cyber security training becomes exciting

Now ICS cyber security training has become more exciting than ever. Abhisam has added an assignment module in the Industrial Cybersecurity training program, where enrolled learners take part in an exciting thriller. Background As you know this training program leads to industrial control systems security certifications that you must have, in today’s industrial automation world. Plant Owners, process licensors, utility companies, engineering design consulting companies, EPC contractors and even regulatory authorities have started insisting on plant industrial automation and control systems, as well as safety instrumented systems to be designed in such a manner as to ensure cybersecurity. Cyber attacks on plants and facilities are growing and because these control and automation systems control physical assets (cyber-physical systems), it is all the more critical to ensure that the bad guys cannot break into them and cause havoc. Many of these organizations therefore insist that engineers and specialists, including IT professionals …

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Confined Space Safety Training from Abhisam launched

Abhisam is pleased to announce the launch of its new Confined Space Safety training, in the popular XPRTU (e-learning) format. This software based training course is essential if you intend to work in a confined space, or you have employees or contractors that work in confined spaces. Every year hundreds of workers die every year due to lack of training in working in confined spaces. Most people do not realize that they are in any kind of danger until it is too late. Confined Spaces are all around us, not only in industries. If you are an employer who has employees or contractors that have to work in confined spaces (even if it is just once a year), then it is mandatory by law to train  them and also to maintain certain safety systems and records. In the US alone, authorities like OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has fined …

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Cyber Security Training Online

The best way to get Cyber Security Training online for Industrial Control Systems (ICS), is via Abhisam’s new Industrial Cybersecurity e-learning course. If you are an engineer or technical professional who is working in areas of Instrumentation, Control Systems, Automation or Safety in any kind of industry, then you must understand and be competent in ICS Security. Industrial Control Systems (ICS for short) are used extensively in all kinds of industries and sectors today, not just in manufacturing. You can find these kind of control and automation systems in oil fields, power generation plants, water distribution networks, gas distribution pipelines, waste water treatment plants, building automation systems and more. These systems may be DCS (Distributed Control Systems), PLC (Programmable Logic Controller), SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems), SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems) or PC based control systems. These could also be specialized systems such as HIPPS (High Integrity Pressure Protection …

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Abhisam Industrial Cybersecurity Course Released!

Abhisam is delighted to announce that its much awaited  e-learning course (XPRTU) on Industrial Cybersecurity is now released and available for purchase on the Abhisam website! This ICS Cybersecurity course covers all that you need to know about Industrial Control System Cybersecurity. Available in three options as Online (for individuals), Enterprise (for companies and other organizations) and Enterprise SCORM (in case a company/organization would like this to be accessible on your organizations LMS). Every option has the same content, but delivery and access time is different. There is a special offer for existing Abhisam customers! Also an Early Bird discount Code for those of you who had registered for it before the launch. This XPRTU has the following modules. These modules have text with full voiceover, animation, videos and examples to make it a complete learning experience. At the end of the course, you can take the exam and get …

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Abhisam and Government Polytechnic Mumbai sign MOU

Abhisam is pleased to announce that they have signed an MoU with Government Polytechnic Mumbai (GPM), to enable access to all Abhisam online e-learning courses to participants of GPM’s  Continuing Education Programs (CEP), as well as their regular final year students. All participants who enroll in these courses and pass the associated exam, will get dual certification from Abhisam and GPM. The Continuing Education Program from GPM allows working professionals to acquire additional skills in engineering and technology, without having to attend full time courses. Abhisam’s e-learning courses will be a perfect answer for these busy professionals, who wish to acquire knowledge, skills and industry recognized certifications. The entire e-learning catalog of Abhisam will be available to these professionals, who can then enroll into all or individual courses via GPM Admissions department. This catalog consists of courses such as those on AC Variable Frequency Drives, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Technology), …

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Certified Functional Safety Professional-Training Workshop in Mumbai-Nov 2017

Update: July 2020:Functional Safety Training We have suspended all in person workshops, due to the pandemic. But all of these have now been replaced by easy, self paced e-learning Functional Safety courses, that you can take online. They are NOT videos of a professor speaking or a simple power point presentation. They are full fledged e-learning courses with text, animations, simulations, real life examples and calculations, exercises, videos and more. Plus get certified when you pass the associated exam and earn electronic badges, that can be displayed online on LinkedIn. Nov 7, 2017- The twenty second India batch of the renowned Certified Functional Safety Certification Course will take place from 20th to 23rd Nov 2017 in the Mumbai metropolitan region. This will be organized by Risknowlogy. Just like past batches, this batch is also seeing a good deal of interest from participants who not only wish to learn about Functional …

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