Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited [FFC] is a leading fertilizer manufacturer in Pakistan, operating three Ammonia-Urea fertilizer plants, with cumulative annual production capacity of more than two million tons.
FFC recognized the importance of training since its beginning and established its own Technical Training Centre [TTC] at Goth Machhi in 1981 to provide trained plant personnel. Over the past three decades, the TTC, equipped with modern training facilities and plant-experienced instructors has emerged as a Centre of Excellence in imparting technical training to international and national companies.
To identify deficiencies in technical competence of human resource and minimize the gaps between existing and required competences.
To impart knowledge and knowhow to perform safe operation and maintenance practices at the ammonia and urea plants.
To provide proven training system to clients for human resource development.
Experienced managers and professional of our plants, who are actively engaged in plant of operation and maintenance, impart vital practical knowledge.
Operation Pilot Plants
13 pilot plants covering major areas of Unit Operations are available for training. These include Water Treatment, Distillation, Boiler, Gas Absorption, Crystallization, Heat Exchanger, Compressors, Ion-Exchange, Pumps, Cooling tower, Temperature, Level & Flow Control etc.
Laboratories include Safety, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Lab.
Safety laboratory is a unique training lab. The experiments include: Use of Personal Protective Equipment, Fire, Friction Static Charge, Effect of increased Flash Point, Backfire, Explosion, etc.
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Simulators (Operation & Maintenance)
Operator Training Simulator (OTS), simulating complete actual plant in real time is available. Simulation is provided by emulating software & Simulator Control Stations for interactive training.
A dedicated DCS trainer connected with pilot plant is available for training.
An indigenous Mechanical Simulator provides Field Maintenance training.
Training workshops for Electrical, Instrument, Mechanical and Welding are available.
Electrical Maintenance Workshop
Workshop facilities include training on Power generation & distribution system, Turbo generators, Excitation system, Protection system, Synchronization, Generator auxiliaries, Diesel generator, Medium / low volt switchgears, Power center, Motor control center, Direct current panel, Terminal board panel, Medium / low voltage transformers, Medium/ low voltage motors, UPS control & and inverter system, Cathodic protection system.
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Instrument Maintenance Workshop
Training include Transmitters, Switches, SOV's, Control Valves, Positioner, Primaries, cables & accessories, Pressure types of PSVs, Maintenance & testing of PSVs, Study of control loops [including three element & anti-surge], Familiarization with DCS, PLC trouble-shooting, Burner management system, Bentley Nevada machinery monitoring system, Woodward governors, Electronic & pneumatic calibrators, Electronic & Pneumatic test equipment, etc.
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Mechanical Maintenance Workshop
A workshop with cut models and complete training equipment related to stationary as well as rotating equipment are available like Steam/Gas turbines, Reciprocating/Centrifugal Pumps/Compressors, Gear & Gear drives, Mechanical & Dry Gas Seals, Bearings, Lubrication, Alignment, Gas Engine, Welding, Pipe & Pipe Fittings, Heat Exchangers, Pressure Vessel, Columns, Valves, Rigging, Scaffolding, Specialized tools, etc.
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A state of the art library is also present at TTC where technical as well as management books are issued to trainees. Total number of books is around 25,000.
Fields of Training
The training programs impart contemporary supervisory and technical skills. It enhances existing competencies of the trainees in the following plant activities and fields:
Safety, health and environment
Operational activities including startup / shutdown / turnaround / commissioning
Mechanical Maintenance and shutdown/turnaround planning
Electrical and Instrumentation
Quality control, Laboratory systems, Training and development
In addition, customized courses are also offered to local and foreign clients as per specific requirements.
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FFC effectively provided specific technical training to the following foreign companies:
Kaltim Fertilizer – Indonesia
Jamuna Fertilizer - Bangladesh
SNGCP – China
Statoil Co. Limited – Norway
Hainan Group – China
Inner Mongolian Fertilizers – China
GPIC - Bahrain
Fertinitro – Venezuela
Kaltim-4 Fertilizer Co. Ltd, Indonesia
Danish Students - Denmark
KAFCO Fertilizers – Bangladesh
SCF Khor Al-Zubair Fertilizer - Iraq
FFC also has the honor of being the country’s leading technical training provider to major multinational companies, oil & gas and process industries:
OMV Exploration GmBH
Engro Chemicals Limited
BHP-Billiton Petroleum Ltd
AES Power Plant
MOL Oil & Gas BV
United Energy Pakistan
Recently M/s Saipem has again awarded Technical Training Center a ‘Certificate of Competence’ for training excellence.