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

  • Face to face: 2.5 days
  • Live online: 4 x 0.5 days

COURSE FEE

 2022 course sessions

  • 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
  • Other Currencies (convert)

2023 course sessions

  • US Dollars 1300 USD
  • Pound Sterling 975 GBP
  • Euros 1120 EUR
  • Singapore Dollars 1800 SGD
  • Malaysian Ringgits 5095 MYR
  • Australian Dollars 1725 AUD
  • Canadian Dollars 1650 CAD
  • Other Currencies (convert)


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

 

 

2022

 

UK & Europe

London, United Kingdom

13 to 15 June 2022

Registrations closed

 

Amsterdam, Netherlands

24 to 26 October 2022

Registrations open – Seats Limited

Australia

Perth, WA

4 to 6 July 2022

Registrations closed

Asia

Singapore

13 to 15 July 2022

Registrations closed

North America

Houston, TX – United States

12 to 14 September 2022

Registrations closed

Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

17 to 19 October2022

Registrations closed

 

2023

 

UK & Europe

London, United Kingdom

20 to 22 November 2023

Registrations open

 

Amsterdam, Netherlands

6 to 8 March 2023

Registrations open

 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

13 to 15 March 2023

Registrations open

Australia

Perth, WA

8 to 10 May 2023

Registrations open

 

Brisbane, QLD

22 to 24 May 2023

Registrations open

Asia

Singapore

11 to 13 September 2023

Registrations open

 

Bali, Indonesia

5 to 7 September 2023

Registrations open

 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

14 to 16 August 2023

Registrations open

North America

Houston, TX – United States

4 to 6 December 2023

Registrations open

 

Vancouver, BC - Canada

12 to 14 December 2023

Registrations open

Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

28 to 30 November 2023

Registrations open

   All our courses are delivered in English language (including all of the above face-to-face sessions)

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)

Date Options

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

 

Europe, UK & Middle East

Americas

Australia & Asia

Option 1

From Monday 5-Sept

to Thursday 8-Sept-2022

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

4 half-days (fixed dates, 4 hours per day)

+ 0.5 half-day for exam (flexible date)

 

*** FULL ***

 

***Optimized for this timezone***

***Optimized for this timezone***

This session is NOT optimized for this timezone (night time)

§UK, Ireland: 3pm to 7pm

§Netherlands, Germany , France and other Central Europe Timezone: 4pm to 8pm

§Qatar, Saudi Arabia: 5pm to 9pm

§United Arab Emirates, Oman, Azerbaijan: 6pm to 10pm

 

*** FULL ***

§US / Canada – Pacific time: 7am to 11am

§US / Canada – Mountain time: 8am to 12pm

§US / Canada – Central time: 9am to 1pm

§US / Canada – Eastern time: 10am to 2pm

 

 

 

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Option 2

From Monday 7-Nov

to Thursday 10-Nov-2022

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

4 half-days (fixed dates, 4 hours per day)

+ 0.5 half-day for exam (flexible date)

***Optimized for this timezone***

This session is NOT optimized for this timezone (night time)

***Optimized for this timezone***

§UK, Ireland: 7am to 11am

§Netherlands, Germany , France and other Central Europe Timezone: 8 am to 12pm

§Qatar, Saudi Arabia: 10am to 2pm

§United Arab Emirates, Oman, Azerbaijan: 11am to 3pm

§Check session start time here

§Perth, Singapore, Brunei: 3pm to 7pm

§Brisbane: 5pm to 9pm

§Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne: 6pm to 10pm

§New Zealand: 8pm to 12am

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Option 3

From Monday 5-Dec

to Thursday 8-Dec-2022

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

4 half-days (fixed dates, 4 hours per day)

+ 0.5 half-day for exam (flexible date)

***Optimized for this timezone***

***Optimized for this timezone***

This session is NOT optimized for this timezone (night time)

§UK, Ireland: 3pm to 7pm

§Netherlands, Germany , France and other Central Europe Timezone: 4pm to 8pm

§Qatar, Saudi Arabia: 6pm to 10pm

§United Arab Emirates, Oman, Azerbaijan: 7pm to 11pm

§US / Canada – Pacific time: 7am to 11am

§US / Canada – Mountain time: 8am to 12pm

§US / Canada – Central time: 9am to 1pm

§US / Canada – Eastern time: 10am to 2pm

§Check session start time here

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Option 4

From Monday 23-Jan

to Thursday 26-Jan-2023

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

4 half-days (fixed dates, 4 hours per day)

+ 0.5 half-day for exam (flexible date)

***Optimized for this timezone***

This session is NOT optimized for this timezone (night time)

***Optimized for this timezone***

§UK, Ireland: 7am to 11am

§Netherlands, Germany , France and other Central Europe Timezone: 8 am to 12pm

§Qatar, Saudi Arabia: 10am to 2pm

§United Arab Emirates, Oman, Azerbaijan: 11am to 3pm

§Check session start time here

§Perth, Singapore, Brunei: 3pm to 7pm

§Brisbane: 5pm to 9pm

§Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne: 6pm to 10pm

§New Zealand: 8pm to 12am

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Option 5

From Monday 13-Feb

to Thursday 16-Feb-2023

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

4 half-days (fixed dates, 4 hours per day)

+ 0.5 half-day for exam (flexible date)

***Optimized for this timezone***

***Optimized for this timezone***

This session is NOT optimized for this timezone (night time)

§UK, Ireland: 3pm to 7pm

§Netherlands, Germany , France and other Central Europe Timezone: 4pm to 8pm

§Qatar, Saudi Arabia: 6pm to 10pm

§United Arab Emirates, Oman, Azerbaijan: 7pm to 11pm

§US / Canada – Pacific time: 7am to 11am

§US / Canada – Mountain time: 8am to 12pm

§US / Canada – Central time: 9am to 1pm

§US / Canada – Eastern time: 10am to 2pm

§Check session start time here

§Other timezones: check times here

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Option 6

From Monday 03-Apr

to Thursday 06-Apr-2023

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

4 half-days (fixed dates, 4 hours per day)

+ 0.5 half-day for exam (flexible date)

***Optimized for this timezone***

This session is NOT optimized for this timezone (night time)

***Optimized for this timezone***

§UK, Ireland: 7am to 11am

§Netherlands, Germany , France and other Central Europe Timezone: 8 am to 12pm

§Qatar, Saudi Arabia: 9am to 1pm

§United Arab Emirates, Oman, Azerbaijan: 10am to 2pm

§Check session start time here

§Perth, Singapore, Brunei: 2pm to 6pm

§Brisbane: 4pm to 8pm

§Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne: 4pm to 8pm

§New Zealand: 6pm to 10pm

§Other timezones: check times here

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Option 7

From Monday 12-Jun

to Thursday 15-Jun-2023

(+ 0.5 day for certification examination)

 

4 half-days (fixed dates, 4 hours per day)

+ 0.5 half-day for exam (flexible date)

***Optimized for this timezone***

***Optimized for this timezone***

This session is NOT optimized for this timezone (night time)

§UK, Ireland: 3pm to 7pm

§Netherlands, Germany , France and other Central Europe Timezone: 4pm to 8pm

§Qatar, Saudi Arabia: 5pm to 9pm

§United Arab Emirates, Oman, Azerbaijan: 6pm to 10pm

§US / Canada – Pacific time: 7am to 11am

§US / Canada – Mountain time: 8am to 12pm

§US / Canada – Central time: 9am to 1pm

§US / Canada – Eastern time: 10am to 2pm

§Check session start time here

§Other timezones: check times here

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§Other timezones: check times here

Course Fee

2022 course sessions

Currency

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

Other Currencies

Convert

(for information)

In client premises / Private sessions

On demand

.

2023 course sessions

Currency

Price

 

US Dollars

1300

USD

Pound Sterling

 975

GBP

Euros

1120

EUR

Singapore Dollars

1800

SGD

Malaysian Ringgits

5095

MYR

Australian Dollars

1725

AUD

Canadian Dollars

1650

CAD

Other Currencies

Convert

(for information)

In client premises / Private sessions

On demand


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

9.00 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

4 hours

4 hours

4 hours

4 hours

 

4 hours

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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DCA - Advanced Document Control Training Course

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

EDC - Short Online Course Modules on Document Control