Exclusive Short Courses

Improve Your Processes

In addition to our traditional, public courses that can be delivered at your facility (click here for a listing), the University of Wisconsin-Madison can deliver relevant and practical half-day and one-day short courses at your facility for your staff. Provide your employees the professional development and training they need to advance in their careers, solve your process problems today, and improve your processes for tomorrow. Courses are available in the chemical, food, and pharmaceutical areas for technical professionals, tradespeople, operators and technicians. Contact Elaine Andrysick, Program Director at elaine.andrysick@wisc.edu or call 608-262-8708 for pricing and scheduling.

Choose your 1-day course

  • Area Electrical Classification for Pilot Plants and Laboratories
  • Class I Area Electrical Classification
  • Codes Affecting Laboratory Design
  • Compressed Gas Association P-1 Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in Containers
  • Cost Estimating for Research Projects
  • Developing Credible Scenarios for Research
  • Evaporative Crystallizers
  • Fluidized Sand Baths: An Alternative Method to Heat Small Process Systems
  • Laboratory Ventilation System Design Basics
  • Hazard Identification for Research
  • Heat Tracing: Options and Best Practices
  • Industrial Crystallization Operations
  • NFPA 45 Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals
  • NFPA 55 Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code
  • NFPA 61 Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities
  • NFPA 652 Standard of the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust
  • NFPA 654 Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing, Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids
  • Pilot Plant Start-up
  • Piping and Instrumentation Drawings
  • Process Instrumentation: An Overview for Engineers, Operators, and Technicians
  • Relief Devices: Sizing and Selection
  • Spray Dryer Absorbers
  • The Technical Basis of Process Safety – Part 1
  • The Technical Basis of Process Safety – Part 2

Choose your ½ day course

  • Class II Area Electrical Classification
  • Class I Location Wiring
  • Class II Location Wiring
  • Compressed Gas Safety for End Users
  • Compressed Gas Safety for Maintenance and Operations Personnel
  • Flammability Basics
  • Glass: Safe Handling and Use
  • Hazard Identification for Educational and Instructional Laboratories
  • Hazard Identification for Laboratories
  • Hazardous Material Inventory Limitations
  • Hoods: Safe Installation and Operation
  • Introduction to Process Piping
  • Introduction to Valves, Seals, and Pumps
  • Laboratory Over Pressure Protection
  • Laboratory Over Temperature Protection
  • NFPA 496 Purged and Pressurized Enclosures
  • Piping and Tubing Basics