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Aspen Certified User Exams

  • Aspen Capital Cost Estimator

    An Aspen Capital Cost Certified User has an in-depth understanding and the practical skills required for building, interpreting, and revising cost estimates using Aspen Capital Cost Estimator. Passing this exam will demonstrate your knowledge in: defining a project design basis, specifying area, equipment, and bulks, generating and interpreting reports. This person also demonstrates fluency with some advanced skills such as troubleshooting and modifying project specifications.Explore Details
  • Aspen DMC3

    An Aspen DMC3 Certified User has proven in-depth understanding of and the practical skills required to perform fundamental tasks in building and maintaining Advanced Process Control (APC) applications.  Passing this exam proves your skills in:  building the Finite Impulse Response (FIR) model using FIR and SubSpace Identification with step test data.  This person also demonstrates fluency with some advanced skills in steady state and dynamic tunings for obtaining optimal performance of the controller. Explore Details
  • Aspen Fidelis

    An Aspen Fidelis Certified User has a practical understanding and the hands-on skills required to build and deploy models to help predict and quantify system performance. Passing the exam demonstrates your skills to maximize overall facility production and revenue while simultaneously determining the economic impact of a potential failure. You become a valued expert who can  generate accurate predictions of future performance, optimize and prioritize your investments, quantify your risks and increase the probability of meeting your objectivesExplore Details
  • Aspen GDOT

    An Aspen GDOT Certified User has strong understanding of benefits, scope and how Aspen GDOT applications are integrated within the plant along with high level overview on steps required to build Aspen GDOT application. Passing this exam proves that you understand different components available with Aspen GDOT, build and maintain a basic Aspen GDOT application using Aspen GDOT offline tool. Explore Details
  • Aspen Hybrid Models for Aspen Plus

    An Aspen Hybrid Models with Aspen Plus User Certification Exam has in-depth understanding and practical skill required to build hybrid models and interpret results using Aspen AI Model Builder. Passing the exam will demonstrate your skills in building hybrid models using different workflows and deploying them successfully in Aspen Plus. This exam also demonstrates your knowledge of different modeling approaches, the general approach to building Aspen Hybrid Models and key elements needed. You will receive the same Aspen Certified User in Aspen Hybrid models certification for the Aspen HYSYS Hybrid Modeling and Aspen Plus Hybrid Modeling exams. Training is required to take the certification (see exam preparation below).Explore Details
  • Aspen Hybrid Models for HYSYS

    An Aspen Hybrid Models with Aspen HYSYS User Certification Exam has in-depth understanding and practical skills required to build hybrid models and interpret results using Aspen AI Model Builder. Passing this exam will demonstrate your skills in building hybrid models using different workflows and deploying them successfully in Aspen HYSYS. This exam also demonstrates your knowledge of different modeling approaches, the general approach to building Aspen Hybrid Models and key elements needed. You will receive the same Aspen Certified User in Aspen Hybrid models certification for the Aspen HYSYS Hybrid Modeling and Aspen Plus Hybrid Modeling exams. Training is required to take the certification (see preparation below.  Explore Details
  • Aspen HYSYS

    An Aspen HYSYS Certified User has in-depth understanding and practical skills required to build models and interpret results using Aspen HYSYS.  Passing this exam will demonstrate your skills in building process simulations including defining the properties environment, developing flowsheets with unit operations, and utilizing available tools for analysis and reporting. This exam also demonstrates understanding of more advanced topics such as pipe segments with flow assurance, adjust and recycle operations, and troubleshooting in HYSYS.Explore Details
  • Aspen InfoPlus.21

    An Aspen InfoPlus.21 Certified User has an in-depth understanding and the practical skills required to perform fundamental tasks in administering Realtime databases. Passing this exam proves your skills in: all tasks related to administering the IP.21 database successfully. This person also demonstrates fluency with some advanced skills such as troubleshooting and using IP.21 with CIM-IO client and server.Explore Details
  • Aspen Mtell

    An Aspen Mtell Certified User has a practical understanding and the hands-on skills required to build and deploy agents to predict equipment failure and abnormal behavior in production operation. Passing the exam demonstrates your skills in predicting a failure with more than 95% accuracy, minimizing the unplanned shutdown due to equipment failure, minimizing the time the equipment is being maintained, and minimizing the production hours lost due to maintenance. You become a valued trusted expert who can diagnose the problem and maximize the performance of your equipment.Explore Details
  • Aspen Petroleum Scheduler

    An Aspen Petroleum Scheduler ( APS)  Certified User has the proven in-depth understanding and practical skills required to prepare, analyze, and execute refinery schedules under various scenarios. Passing this exam demonstrates your skills in understanding the integrated refinery operations and executing schedules in crude units , process units and blending areas under complex operating conditions.  This person also demonstrates his skills required to work collaboratively  with planning team to make their schedule close to the Planned Refinery Margin.Explore Details
  • Aspen PIMS

    An Aspen PIMS Certified User has proven in-depth understanding of and the practical skills required to run planning models.  Passing this exam proves your skills in:  running and evaluating model data and reports. This person also demonstrates fluency with some advanced skills such as modifying model structure and troubleshooting.Explore Details
  • Aspen Plant Scheduler

    An Aspen SCM – Plant Scheduler Certified User has proven in-depth understanding of and the practical skills required to generate and evaluate plant schedules.  Passing this exam proves your skills in:  creating and analyzing plant schedules using SCM, and generating insightful reports.Explore Details
  • Aspen Plus

    An Aspen Plus Certified User has the in-depth understanding and practical skills required to build models and interpret results using Aspen Plus.  Passing this exam will demonstrate your skills in building process simulations including defining the properties environment, creating flowsheets with unit operations, and utilizing available tools for analysis and reporting. This person also demonstrates fluency with some more advanced topics such as convergence, troubleshooting, and detailed distillation modeling.Explore Details
  • Aspen ProMV

    An Aspen ProMV Certified User has a practical understanding and the hands-on skills required to find the right operating point and eliminates the information overload on operators from univariate process monitoring. Passing the exam demonstrates your skills in quickly identify what’s really driving the variability among the hundreds or thousands of variables in your processes. You become a valued trusted expert who can perform quality deviation analysis, unit yield analysis, production capacity degradation analysis and multivariate analysis.Explore Details
  • Aspen Shell and Tube Exchanger

    An Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger Certified User has the in-depth understanding and practical skills required to build Shell & Tube exchanger models and interpret results using Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger program.  Passing this exam will demonstrate your skills in building different shell & tube heat exchangers, including defining the properties of streams, building different TEMA/Non-TEMA standard shell & tube exchanger for different applications, and interpreting the available analysis and results. This exam also demonstrates understanding of more advanced topics such as troubleshooting practices to remove vibration warnings and selection of fluid location selection based on heat transfer resistance analysis.Explore Details
  • Aspen Unified PIMS

    An Aspen Certified user demonstrate skills required to run planning models, modifying model structure, and troubleshooting in Aspen Unified PIMSExplore Details

Aspen Certified Expert User Exams

  • Aspen HYSYS

    An Aspen HYSYS Certified expert user has in-depth understanding and practical skills required to build complex models associated to Upstream, Midstream and Safety applications, and interpret results of a simulation using Aspen HYSYS with little guidance.
    Passing this exam will demonstrate your skills on modeling process simulations, including being able to use dedicated unit operations, stream analyses and fluid packages for Upstream and Midstream application, such as using Aspen Hydraulics and Acid Gas processes. You will also demonstrate your knowledge on designing pressure relief devices using the Safety Analysis environment,


     
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  • Aspen PIMS

    An Aspen PIMS Certified Expert User is a second level exam to show proven in-depth understanding of and the practical skills required to run planning models.  Passing this exam proves your skills in:  running and evaluating model data and reports. This person also demonstrates fluency with some advanced skills such as modifying model structure and troubleshooting.Explore Details
  • Aspen Plus

    An Aspen Plus Certified Expert User has an in-depth understanding and practical skills required to build large models and interpret results of an existing plant using Aspen Plus, with minimal guidance.  Passing this exam will demonstrate your skills in building process simulations including defining the properties, creating large flowsheets with various unit operations and recycle streams, reporting physical properties at different locations. This person also demonstrates expertise with some more advanced topics such as property parameter regression, detailed distillation modeling, sensitivity analysis, design specs, calculator blocks, convergence, and troubleshooting.Explore Details