Education

AIChE offers a variety of continuing education options for chemical engineers and their colleagues, including a variety of online courses offered through the eLearning Center and developed by renowned engineers and other experts. In addition, AIChE offers in-person, classroom-style courses on chemical engineering essentials and specialty fields. Browse by topic and course type.

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Advanced Concepts for Process Hazard Analysis

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
CCPS
This advanced course expands the knowledge & application of process hazard analysis beyond those presented in CH157 to show how order-of-...

Basics of Laboratory Safety

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
This SAChE certificate program course provides a complete review of safety for laboratories handling hazardous chemicals.
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Biomanufacturing for Chemical Engineers

eLearning (online) Course
SBE
This course presents the fundamentals of biomanufacturing. It focuses on the unit operations utilized to manufacture biological drug products.

Biotechnology for Chemical Engineers

eLearning (online) Course
SBE
Learn the fundamentals of biotechnology with this course designed for chemical engineers working in design, operations, or other support functions.

Chemical Reactivity Hazards

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
Chemical Reactivity Hazards is a web-based SAChE module that shows how uncontrolled chemical reactions can lead to serious harm.

Combustible Dust Hazards: Dust Explosions

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
This course covers the knowledge and tools necessary to examine your workplace for the hazards, assess protection needs, and to respond efficiently...

Crystallization Operations

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
Join crystallization expert Wayne Genck for a practical overview of the basics of crystallization and precipitation and how to apply the fundamentals...

Crystallization Process Development

eLearning (online) Course
AIChE
Integrative approach for crystallization development. Using models to analyze the SLE behavior of the system, validating using relevant experimental...

Distillation in Practice

eLearning (online) Course
AIChE
This course covers all essential distillation concepts likely to be faced by process support, operations, and design engineering personnel.

Distillation in Practice

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
This course covers all essential distillation concepts likely to be faced by process support, operations, and design engineering personnel. It covers...

Distillation Technology for Operators

eLearning (online) Course
AIChE
Operators will gain an excellent understanding of the theory of distillation and how it works in a column, plus gain a solid foundation on the...

Dust Explosion Control

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
CSB has made recommendations that should help prevent dust explosions, and this certificate is based on these recommendations.

Excel VBA Programming for Chemical Engineers

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
If you know your way around Microsoft Excel and you’re ready to learn Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Programming this course is for you. Join...

Fluid Mixing Technology for Operators

eLearning (online) Course
AIChE
Starting with the fundamentals (the basic principles of mixing), this course continues with practical applications to mixing technology, and ends...

Foundations of Process Safety

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
CCPS
This intensive 4-day course is also offered periodically throughout the year to the broader chemical engineering public. Taught jointly by process...

Fundamentals of Process Safety

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
CCPS
In this CCPS course you’ll hear from process safety expert Brian Kelly for an up-to-date look at the causes and contributors to major incidents in...

HAZOP Studies

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
Learn the concepts and techniques of the Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) Study methodology, including related matters of preparation, team meeting...

Heat Exchanger Design and Operations

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
This course is ideal for chemical and mechanical engineers who are engaged in plant operations, technical services, and project design; or with...

Incident Investigation

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
CCPS
Incidents are minor occurrences and are often the result of a single failure or defect. Join Incident Investigation expert Brian Kelly for an in-...

Industrial Fluid Mixing

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
Given the vital role industrial fluid mixing plays in the success of so many products, it pays to stay on top of the most recent developments in the...

Industrial Fluid Mixing for Engineers

eLearning (online) Course
AIChE
This course covers fundamentals in mixing theory including a section on scale-up, practical applications to mixing technology and advanced topics...

Inherently Safer Design

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
CCPS
Get up-to-date on a fundamentally different approach to safety in the manufacture and use of chemicals. In one day, you’ll learn about inherently...

Inherently Safer Design

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
This SAChE course provides information for understanding inherently safer design of chemical processes and plants.

Integrated Process Synthesis

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
As a chemical engineer, before you can make proposed process alterations you must consider the potential investment return. Yet, typically this...

Intellectual Property for Chemical Engineers

eLearning (online) Course
AIChE
This course will provide the engineer with a basic understanding of the laws that surround the protection of ideas, discoveries, and inventions,...

Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
This online course offers an overview of Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) to mitigate risk in your processes.

Particle Technology

eLearning (online) Course
AIChE
This course is intended as an introduction to particle technology. For each of the topics studied, the fundamental science involved is introduced and...

Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids

eLearning (online) Course
AIChE
This course will help you learn how to apply practical design and troubleshooting principles to improve the efficiency, safety and reliability of...

Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
Gain a better understanding of pneumatic conveying problems and principles, allowing you to evaluate and troubleshoot your in-plant systems to...

Process Safety 101

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
This certificate reviews elementary concepts related to process safety including: process descriptions, Process Safety Management (PSM), mechanical...

Process Safety Basics Combo Course

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
CCPS
Take advantage of a five-day immersion into Process Safety including the OSHA Regulatory approach to Process Safety. This course is a combination of...

Process Safety Boot Camp

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
CCPS
This intensive 4-day course is also offered periodically throughout the year to the broader chemical engineering public. Taught jointly by process...

Process Safety Lessons Taught from Experience

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
This certificate is designed to provide insight into important case histories related to process safety. By learning from the mistakes of others, the...

Process Safety Management for Biodiesel

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
OSHA is closely monitoring the biodiesel industry. In this online course, you’ll learn how to improve your process safety management and eliminate...

Process Safety Management for Bioethanol

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
Process safety management is one of the most frequently cited hazards at ethanol plants by OSHA. In this online course, you’ll learn how to improve...

Process Safety Management Overview

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
The course covers the US OSHA PSM 14 regulatory requirements as well as the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) 20 element approach to process...

Project Management for Chemical Engineers

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
In today’s global and fast-paced world, the ability to manage complex projects is vital to keep up with the chemical industry’s demands and needs...

Risk Assessment

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
The course material prepares students to develop the information needed in plant design in a senior-level design course (e.g., a HAZOP on a process...

Runaway Reactions

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
This SACHE Safety Certificate focuses on managing chemical reaction hazards, particularly runaway reactions.

SAChE Certificate Program

eLearning (online) Course
CCPS
The SAChE Certificate Program offers working engineers an easy way to access a selection of knowledge about chemical process safety. Originally...

Six-Sigma for Chemical Engineers

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
While Six Sigma is a proven process improvement methodology employed in companies across the globe, you may be wondering how it can best be applied...

TRIZ: The Theory of Inventive Problem Solving

Instructor-led (classroom) Course
AIChE
Offered jointly by AIChE and ASME : Discover how to solve problems and create new product and business concepts using TRIZ, an inventive problem-...