An engaging and accessible e-learning program designed to improve our clients’ Performance, Safety & Reliability; the central components of successful operations.



Distillation is a comprehensive, 3 module program covering the chemistry and physics underpinning distillation; the equipment used in the distillation process and tower operation, including causes of abnormal operating conditions and mechanical damage.

Although the program focuses on the needs of operators, it is also of use to maintenance technicians and graduate process or reliability engineers.

The aim of the Distillation program is to make trainees aware of:

  • How distillation works
  • The different types of distillation tower
  • The advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Their key components and their principles of operation
  • Related safety, operating and reliability issues


By supporting the tenets of proprietary ownership and process safety management, the program seeks to give trainees the knowledge required to maximize the operational and mechanical availability of their distillation equipment.

The Distillation program is comprised of the following modules:

  • Overview
  • Principles of Distillation
  • Distillation Equipment
  • Operation

  • Status Available immediately
  • # Modules 3
  • Total Runtime 2 hrs
  • Suitable for Operators, Maintenance Technicians and Graduate Process or Reliability Engineers
Distillation Tower Reliability

Distillation Tower Reliability

PSR offers 2 further programs covering Distillation Tower Reliability:
  • Gamma Ray Scanning for Distillation Towers (1 module)
  • Distillation Tower Inspection (4 modules)
These programs are suitable for process engineers and maintenance technicians. The Distillation Tower Reliability program comprises the following topics:

Gamma Ray Scanning
  • Theory
  • Interpretation of results from trayed towers
  • Interpretation of results from packed towers
  • Practice
  • Summary
Distillation Tower Inspection
  • Preparation
  • Confined space entry
  • Inspection after opening up
  • Inspection before closing up
  • Status Available immediately
  • # Modules 5
  • Total Runtime 2.5 hrs
  • Suitable for Process Engineers and Maintenance Technicians
Trainee Assessments

All our e-learning programs are supported by modular assessments to allow you to monitor trainee attainment


PSR can provide e-learning programs in SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004 or AICC formats. These can be hosted in your LMS, or we can host for you

Support for mobile devices

Our modules are built with HTML5 rather than Flash, which means they are future-proof and work on mobile devices

About PSR Interactive

PSR deliver engaging and accessible training content that combines expert-level technical detail with 3D multimedia to communicate ideas clearly and effectively.

Our comprehensive library of hundreds of e-learning modules are targeted at the oil refining, oil & gas, petrochemical, chemical and energy industries. The modules can be purchased off-the-shelf, or can be customized to meet your needs.

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