DCC Certified Document Controller Training Course

Best Practices in Document Control



Course summary

This course covers the best practices of Document Control with a very practical and hands-on approach, and it goes through all the components, the core expert topics and activities of the profession.

 

It also defines the theory, the scope, the boundaries and the ethics of the profession.

 

This course is both for:

  • Beginners in Document Control: this course gives a robust foundation for the profession, explains all the tasks and responsibilities, and contains numerous workshops and tutorials. You will acquire competencies that can be applied to day-to-day work.
  • Experienced Document Controllers: Most Document Controllers learnt the discipline 'on-the-job'. This course consolidates basics, formalises knowledge and deepens competences. It allows experienced Document Controllers to compare their experience with common / best practices and to get recognised through the certification examination.
  • And for everyone, it's a great opportunity to network and share experience with other Document Control professionals.

At the end of this course, professionals can get certified by taking our internationally recognized certification examination.

 

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DURATION

2.5 days

COURSE FEE

In USD

In GBP

In EUR

$1300

£ 930

€ 1068

 

Other Currencies

All Currencies

Price

US Dollars

1300 USD

Pound Sterling

 930 GBP

Euros

1068 EUR

Singapore Dollars

1800 SGD

Malaysian Ringgits

4850 MYR

Australian Dollars

1645 AUD

Canadian Dollars

1575 CAD

In client premises

On demand



Course content

1. Introduction to Document Control

What is Document Control and the role of the Document Controller

 

2. The Basics of Document Control

Document control checks and gatekeeping

 

3. Document Identification

How to make sure that document are identifiable

Means of identification (numbering, metadata, document description, file naming…)

 

4. Document Classifying, Filing & Information Security

How to organise documents and manage information security

 

5. Documents Lifecycle

What is the lifecycle of technical documents? Document creation, modification, review cycle, comments, approval: How to manage documents at each step of their life

How to avoid misuse of obsolete documents

 

6. Document Distribution

How to ensure an efficient and relevant distribution of documents

  

7.A Project Document Control

Specifics of Project Document Control ; Managing deliverables; Flow of project documents

Interactions with Client, Contractors, Sub-contractors, Suppliers, Vendors

Master Deliverable Register (MDR)

 

7.B Unit 7-B: As-Built and Final Documentation

Specifics of As-Built / Final Documentation

Document Controller tasks during As-Built phase

 

8. Document Control Procedures and Specifications

Why do we need procedures? Which subjects should be included in a Document Control Procedure? 

 

9. Electronic Document Management Systems

Which software packages are used by Document Controllers? What are the functionalities of Document Control Software Packages? How can it help Document Controllers?

 

10. Interactions with project teams, engineering teams, managers

How to support technical teams? How to manage work pressure? How to manage difficult situations?

 

Certification Examination 

The course includes an individual 3-hour certification examination (optional, but included in the course fee). 

COURSE CATALOGUE

 

What course to attend?


Locations & Dates

   All our courses are delivered in English language

 

Face-to-Face

  • UK & Europe
    • London: 13-15 June 2022
    • Amsterdam: 24-26 October 2022
  • Australia & Asia
    • Perth: 4-6 July 2022
    • Singapore: 13-15 July 2022
  • Middle East
    • Dubai: 16-18 October 2022 
  • America
    • Houston, TX: 12-14 July 2022

Virtual Classroom (live online)

How does it work? See here

 

See below upcoming live online sessions for this course. 


Live online course sessions (virtual classroom)

To check other timezones, you can use the TimeZoneConverter tool 

 

Sessions dates

What time will the session be if you are based in:

Europe, UK & Middle East

America

Australia & Asia

Option 1

From Monday 2-Aug

to Thursday 5-Aug-2021

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

*** FULL***

 

***Optimized for this timezone***

4 afternoons + half-day certification examination

e.g. London time 3pm to 7pm

e.g. Paris, Berlin time 4pm to 8pm

e.g. Dubai time 6pm to 10pm

 

***Optimized for this timezone***

4 mornings + half-day certification examination

e.g. US Eastern time 10am to 2pm

e.g. US Central time 9am to 1pm

e.g. US Mountain time 8am to 12pm

e.g. US Pacific time 7am to 11am

 

 

Not optimized for this timezone (night time)

Option 2

From Monday 18-Oct

to Thursday 21-Oct-2021

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

***Optimized for this timezone***

4 early mornings + half-day certification examination

e.g. London time 7am to 11am

e.g. Paris, Berlin time 8am to 12pm

e.g. Dubai time 10am to 2pm

 

 

Not optimized for this timezone (night time)

***Optimized for this timezone***

4 afternoons + half-day certification examination

e.g. Perth, Singapore time 2pm to 6pm

e.g. Sydney time 5pm to 9pm

 

Option 3

From Monday 6-Dec

to Thursday 9-Dec-2021

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

***Optimized for this timezone***

4 afternoons + half-day certification examination

e.g. London time 3pm to 7pm

e.g. Paris, Berlin time 4pm to 8pm

e.g. Dubai time 7pm to 11pm

 

***Optimized for this timezone***

4 mornings + half-day certification examination

e.g. US Eastern time 10am to 2pm

e.g. US Central time 9am to 1pm

e.g. US Mountain time 8am to 12pm

e.g. US Pacific time 7am to 11am

 

 

Not optimized for this timezone (night time)

Option 4

From Monday 7-Feb

to Thursday 10-Feb-2022

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

***Optimized for this timezone***

4 early mornings + half-day certification examination

e.g. London time 7am to 11am

e.g. Paris, Berlin time 8am to 12pm

e.g. Dubai time 11am to 3pm

 

 

Not optimized for this timezone (night time)

***Optimized for this timezone***

4 afternoons + half-day certification examination

e.g. Perth, Singapore time 3pm to 7pm

e.g. Sydney time 6pm to 10pm

 

To check other timezones, you can use the TimeZoneConverter tool

Course Fee

Please find below the course fee in different currencies:

All Currencies

Price

US Dollars

1300 USD

Pound Sterling

 930 GBP

Euros

1068 EUR

Singapore Dollars

1800 SGD

Malaysian Ringgits

4850 MYR

Australian Dollars

1645 AUD

Canadian Dollars

1575 CAD

In client premises

On demand

If your currency is not listed above: Convert to other currencies 


Stay informed of new dates and locations

Other regular locations include: London (United Kingdom), Aberdeen (United Kingdom), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Singapore (Singapore), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Bali (Indonesia), Jakarta (Indonesia), Perth (Australia), Brisbane (Australia), Dubai (United Arab Emirates),  San Diego (United States), Houston (United States), Vancouver (Canada), Manila (Philippines)


In-Company / In-House Sessions

Consepsys can also provide in-house / in-company / private Document Control training courses



FEEDBACK FROM TRAINEES

Feedbacks from other course participants:

 

 

Liz Nasir, Senior Document Controller for LendLease in Singapore said:

 

" The course explains the core function of Document Control responsibilities, and covers all need to know information that a DC should know. The best thing about the course is that all DC can relate to the subject covered, regardless of their background / industry. A very detailed explanation of how or what are the best practices use in Document Control"

 


More Information

TYPICAL COURSE SCHEDULE

Face-to-Face format

Below is the typical schedule for our face-to-face course sessions in our different course locations around the world:

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

00 AM to 5.00 PM

(incl. 1-hour lunch break)

9.00 AM to 5.00 PM

(incl. 1-hour lunch break)

9.00 AM to 12.00 PM

Course

Course

Certification Examination

Live Online format

Below is the typical schedule for our live online course sessions 

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

 

After day 4

0.5 day

0.5 day

0.5 day

0.5 day

 

0.5 day

Course

Course

Course

Course

 

Certification Examination


PRE-REQUISITES

  • Functional level in English language

CERTIFICATE

  • A Certificate of Attendance is issued to all participants who attended the course satisfactorily
  • An Examination Pass Certificate is awarded to participants who obtain a pass mark at the Certification Examination 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Champion best practices in Document Control, understand their requirements and their benefits
  • Explain the requirements for Document Control, traceability, auditability, quality, consistency
  • Benchmark / compare their current practices against best practices
  • Identify possible improvements to their current practices / system and contribute more effectively to the success of their organisation
  • Understand the role of the Document Controller, his/her interfaces, the boundaries of the profession
  • Understand the theory and rationale behind Document Control practices
  • Be more proficient and effective in daily Document Control tasks and activities


COURSE PAYMENT

Payment methods:

  • Debit or Credit Card
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal

Payment terms:

  • Enrolment is confirmed upon receipt of full payment of the course fee
  • Payment is due within 7 days after registration and issuance of invoice
  • If you would like to pay by instalment, let us know when you enrol - please note that the full course fee will have to be paid before the course


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We also offer online short course modules (e-learning):

EDC - Short Online Course Modules on Document Control