Consequence Modelling Techniques

Topic Safety

CPD Hours 4

Price £235 + VAT


This online course will help you understand a range of consequence modelling techniques, including their advantages and limitations. You'll learn how to define the possible outcomes of hazardous material release and the impact of hazards on people, environment and property.

This course will also demonstrate how to define source terms, discuss different approaches to consequence modelling and regulatory requirements for consequence modelling.

 What's included in the series

  • four recorded 60-minute sessions for your personal use
  • digital copies of all slides and supporting materials (PDF) for your personal use
  • e-certificate of attendance, including hours allocation, for CPD purposes, available upon request

Course outline

Module 1 - An Introduction to Consequence Modelling

  • definitions
  • reasons for modelling consequences
  • models required
  • models output examples

Module 2 - Vulnerability and Defining the Source Terms

  • vulnerability (thermal relation, overpressures, toxic dose)
  • concept of model
  • modelling the source
  • basic hazard identification

Module 3 - Dispersion Modelling

  • dispersion
  • transition between models

Module 4 - How to Interpret the Output of the Consequence Modelling

  • explosions
  • fire modelling
  • pool fires
  • uses of results, uncertainties, regulator requirements


  • Full course (4 modules): £235 + VAT
  • Single module: £99 + VAT

Multiple-user fee

This option allows you to purchase the course for up to 10 individual users at a significantly reduced price of £995 + VAT. Find out more>>

Train your team

This course can be delivered to corporate teams, either on-site or online. Content can be tailored to your specific requirements. To find out more and request a quotation, visit our in-company training page.

* CPD hours should be used as an approximate guide and will vary depending on the preferred approach of the delegate and to what extent additional learning is completed.

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Peter Waite


Peter Waite

FIChemE, Director, Astrid Consulting

Peter is a Professional Process Safety Engineer, FIChemE, Chartered Engineer, scientist and mathematician with over 30 years’ experience in risk, safety, environmental and engineering consultancy.

He has worked on hundreds of projects for a wide variety of clients including The World Bank, National and State Government Departments, Local Authorities and public agencies (HSE, EA, Fire Services). In addition, he has worked for global energy companies, national oil companies, independents, drilling companies, chemical companies, mining companies and engineering design contractors.

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