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Our Training Offerings

We offer several levels of training to fit the needs of individuals and groups. Training is a great way to gain a better understanding not only of the application but of the best practices and processes that will help you meet your goals and execute projects with precision and rapidity.

Training Class Duration (in days)
aeFacilitator Overview Training 1
GAP Assignment Training 1
aeShield for SIS Designers Training 3
aeShield for Operations and Maintenance Training 2
aeFacilitator Facilitator/Scribe Training 2

 To get cost information for training for you or your associates please contact us today.

aeShield Overview Training

This course will teach aeShield terminology concepts, along with several key safety deliverables, including Cause and Effect (C&E) documents, Safety Requirements Specs (SRS), Override Risk Analysis (ORA) forms, Gap Assignments, View IPF list. Also, users will learn how to confirm if a change or de-commissioning of a Component or Assembly is affecting an IPF or an IPL by using Project scope reports and Tag Summary reports.

Course Length: 1 day

Course Outline 
  • Background
    • What is aeShield? How is it used?
    • Evergreen Functional Safety Lifecycle Work Process Model
    • ISA-84 – What does it contain? How does aeShield enable compliance?
    • Core Features
  • Basic Software Navigation
    • Logging In, Location & Project Selector, Menu Structure
  • Gap Assignment Reports
  • Functional Safety Health Meter Dashboard
    • Safety System Performance:
      • Bad Actors, Assembly Unavailability
    • Program Management:
      • IL Rated Summary, Document Controls, Gap Assignment
    • Safety Requirements Specification
      • Overview, Generating Deliverables
    • Cause & Effect Diagrams
      • Overview, Generating Deliverables
    • Functional Test Plans
      • Overview, Generating Deliverables
    • MOC: Project scope reports and Tag Summary reports
    • Miscellaneous tools
      • Tag summaries
      • Protection layer use
      • Override Risk Analysis

GAP Assignment Training

This course will teach how to use aeShield and/or aeFacilitator to manage integrity level gaps identified in LOPA studies in order to assure that they are promptly addressed and satisfactorily resolved.

Course Length: 1 day

Course Outline 
  • Background
    • What is aeShield? How is it used?
    • What is aeFacilitator? How is it used?
    • Evergreen Functional Safety Lifecycle Work Process Model
    • Evergreen PHA concepts
    • ISA-84 – What does it contain? How does aeShield enable compliance?
  • Core Features
  • Basic Software Navigation - Logging In, Location & Project Selector, Menu Structure
  • Gap Assignment Reports
  • Gap Assignment Editor
  • Gap Assignment Library
  • Functional Safety Health Meter Dashboard

aeShield for SIS Designers Training

This course will teach more advanced concepts of aeShield terminology, how to change (add and edit) the design of safety systems, how to verify the achieved risk reduction factor (RRF), and the integrity level verification. The training will include knowledge transfer on where each piece of information in the Cause and Effect comes from, e.g. IPF vs. Component.

Course Length: 3 days

Course Outline 
  • Integrity Level Calculation Overview
    • Calculation Types
    • Work Flow
    • Calculation Screen
    • Editing IPFs
  • IPF List
    • Preferred IPF List
  • IL Verification Reports
  • Equations
  • Sample Calculation Activities
    • Running a 1oo1 Calculation
    • Running 1oo2 and 2oo2 Calculations
    • Adjusting additional Values
    • Editing an IL Calculation
    • Additional Voting Arrangements
    • What-if Calculations
  • Safety Requirements Specification – Datasheet
    • SRS Datasheet editing
    • Generating an SRS
  • Reliability Data
    • Managing Reliability Data

aeShield for Operations and Maintenance Training

This course will teach Operations and Maintenance staff a working knowledge and understanding of aeShield and how it will be used in their work. Key areas of focus for this training session include Cause and Effects and Test Plans. Trainees will learn how to build, maintain, and edit essential data within aeShield.

Course Length: 2 days

Course Outline 
  • Nomenclature
    • Real world model: Key Terms for aeShield, Safety lifecycle deliverables & reports 
  • Data Entry in aeShield
    • Bulk Editors
    • Data Entry Workflow
  • Sample Cause and Effect Activities
    • Building a simple Cause and Effect
    • Adding a new high pressure function to an existing Cause and Effect
  • Cause and Effect Specific Data Entry
    • Cause and Effect Matrix Editor
    • Cause and Effect Bulk Editor
  • Redline Data Edits
    • Redline Editing Pitfalls
      • Complex editing issues
    • Redline data edit activity
  • Test Plan Generation
    • Test Plan generations
    • Test Plan preferences
    • Test Plan maintenance 
      • Test Plan edits
  • Adding a Shutdown Function

aeFacilitator Facilitator/Scribe Training

This course will teach how to facilitate and effectively execute PHA and LOPA studies using aeFacilitator.

Course Length: 2 days

Course Outline 
  • Background & Concepts
    • What is aeFacilitator? How is it used?
    • Evergreen Functional Safety Lifecycle Work Process Model
    • Evergreen PHA concepts
    • Core Features
    • Management of Change
    • PHA Models: Consequence-based, Scenario-based, and Cause-based
    • Terminology and how things are related
    • Gap Assignment

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