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2016T Basic Turnaround Scheduling – P6

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No scheduled classes are available.

Please contact us for a custom training class held at your facility or ours.

This Basic Turnaround Scheduling course is designed for individuals that have no Turnaround experience. Students will gain a thorough understanding of how to build schedules to meet the required needs of building a Turnaround schedule, with hands-on training in the Primavera P6 software. You will walk away with a good comprehension of how the process is broken down into individual components culminating into a resource loaded execution schedule.

Duration: 2 Days

Price: $975
Virtual Set-Up Fee: An additional $75 fee will be applied to all online training classes.

Print Outline

Section 01: Introduction to Turnarounds/Shutdowns

• Understanding Terminology and Process
• Schedule in Big Scheme
• Scheduling Values
• Understanding Primavera Structure

Section 02: Setting Up User Preferences

• Logging into Primavera
• User Preference Guide

Section 03: Basic Primavera Navigation

• Toolbars & Menus
• Understanding & Saving Layouts

Section 04: Creating a Project

• Utilizing the Project Wizard
• Understanding Project Details & Settings

Section 05: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

• Identifying Standard Turnaround WBS
• Creating a WBS
• Utilizing the WBS

Section 06: Calendars

• Understanding the calendar functionality
• Understanding Time Periods
• Creating new calendars

Section 07: Adding & Configuring Activities

• Using the Activity Wizard
• Identifying Activity Types
• Adding Activities
• Creating Job Templates
• Activity Relationships
• Understanding Lag & Constraints

Section 08: Scheduling Concepts

• Critical Path Method Scheduling
• Understanding Float & Critical Path
• Schedule Log Utilization

Section 09: Activity Codes

• Building Code with Structure
• Creating Activity Codes at Different Levels
• Methods for Assigning Codes

Section 10: Customizing the Project

• Understanding Group and Sort
• Understanding and Utilizing Filters
• Importing & Exporting Layouts
• Bars, Fonts, and Row Heights

Section 11: Creating & Assigning Resources

• Understanding Resources
• Creating Resource Pools
• Assigning Resources to Activities
• Viewing Resource Profiles

Section 12: Schedule Optimization

• Analyzing Schedule Dates
• Analyzing Critical Activities
• Analyzing Resource Allocations

Section 13: Maintaining & Assigning Baselines

• Understand Baselines
• Creating Baselines
• Utilizing Baselines

Section 14: Scheduling During Execution

• Creating Look-Aheads
• Updating Activities

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About TEPCO Solutions Training

With over a century of combined years of industry experience matched by unparalleled wisdom, the Trainers and Team here at TEPCO Solutions provide a very rare and invaluable understanding of the Project Controls Industry. All sectors, streams, positions, project sizes, turnaround budgets, and other variables/conditions, have all been experienced, first-hand, leaving not many situations to identify as “unfamiliar”.

We offer one-of-a-kind project controls training courses with instructors who offer real-world experience in order to best relate to the needs of participants. Our certified instructors offer effective techniques with a hands-on teaching approach that enhances retention of training material, thus allowing for a more efficient application of TEPCO Solutions’ training for their specific project, turnaround, or maintenance needs. The course selection covers both methodologies and software products such as Primavera P6.

Training at your Facility

Do you have a group of individuals that need training? Is your project controls group located out-of-state, or even out of the country? Does traveling to the TEPCO Solutions training facility cause an adverse impact on your time and/or budget? TEPCO Solutions can come to you! If you need training for six or more individuals, you will most likely find a benefit to having one of our trainers come to your facility or a facility near you.

  • Travel costs and time are reduced to only the trainer, avoiding the expense incurred with sending multiple employees to the TEPCO Solutions facility
  • We can utilize your training facility PCs, or we can provide training laptops
  • TEPCO Solutions training laptops are pre-configured with course materials and can be pre-shipped or brought with by the TEPCO Solutions trainer
  • Training can be conducted at your facility, or an external conference room can be rented, typically at a hotel

Live Online Training

TEPCO Solutions offers live online training for those who cannot attend in person.  Our classes, both online and in-house, are taught by seasoned end users with real-world knowledge and experience.  This ensures that we provide the best up to date practical application use lead by instructors that truly know the tool, and where the concerns will be.  Our classes are always fully interactive, giving the student the ability to not only work in a live environment but also get immediate help with questions or issues.  Students can also see each other’s problems as the class evolves, giving everyone the ability to learn from other students in the class.

Virtual Set-Up Fee: An additional $75 fee will be applied to all online training classes.

In summation, we at TEPCO Solutions hold true to the following Core Values:

  1. We are a family and because individual employee actions affect everyone in that family, we strive to always do right in every situation.
  2. We take initiative to continuously improve ourselves as individuals and as a company.
  3. We are rigorously service minded and always go the “extra mile” for our clients and team.
  4. We embrace our core deliverable of problem solving and present expert solutions the clients “need” instead of “want.”
  5. We promote enjoyment in work, day in and day out.


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507 East Cedar Bayou Lynchburg Road

Baytown, Texas 77521

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