"Great course!"

Wu Hanlong, Offshore Field Engineer, Saipem, delegate on Installation calculations for subsea pipelines

Would a chat help you?

We're available, Click to chat

Subsea controls

Subsea controls

Course information

2 days
CPD points:
Aberdeen, Houston
Devised as a stand-alone course and perfect for those who wish to develop their knowledge, this course is also an ideal follow-on from Subsea systems.

Exploring in detail the area of subsea controls, including how components are put together, operational needs and hydraulics, this course also looks at how the whole system functions and identifies key areas that are easily overlooked.

  • Conversion Engineers
  • Design engineers
  • Graduate engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Pipeline engineers
  • Subsea and offshore engineers
  • Subsea controls engineers
  • Subsea and offshore team leaders
  • Engineers and Managers new to the industry
  • Technician

This 2 day course covers the following topics


Overview, what a production control system does, understand the principles of operation of subsea control systems

Types of control systems

Production and workover/intervention control systems, advantages and disadvantages of each system, understand the interconnection and operation of the major components of the subsea control system

Typical equipment

Understand the operation of the major items of equipment, master control station, electrical power unit, hydraulic power unit, topside and subsea umbilical terminations, subsea control modules (Xtree, manifold, etc)

Systems Operations

Demonstrate practical familiarity with the master control station computer (MCS) and all relevant facilities, communications, electrics, hydraulics, umbilicals and sensors

MCS interfaces and Mimics

Typical MCS/DCS, security, logging on and off, navigation and mimic views, icons and buttons

MCS operations

Well production, valve and choke operation, alarms, ESD, trending, functionality, options

Subsea control fluids

Understand the importance of the hydraulic control fluid, the control fluid as a component of the system, control fluid types and uses, environmental impact, controls Intervention, faultfind to major unit level, isolating and removal of subsea components, well completion, future technologies, technology drivers, deepwater, distance, separation and boosting

Future Technologies

Technology drivers, deepwater, distance separation and boosting


For more information please contact


Course Co-ordinators
Tel: +44 (0) 1732 371 391   |   Email: courseadmin@jee.co.uk

Skene House Rosemount
Venue details

Early bird offer
£1,575 + VAT

Need more spaces, call us on
+44 (0) 1732 371 371

Have a team to train?

Find out what in-company courses we can offer you