FTC Saldanha

FTC Saldanha is a franchise of The Fundamentals Training Centre catering to the Oil and Gas Industry, especially located on the West Coast of the Western Cape Province.

Contact Us:

Mobile Phone:
+27 (0)73 8270718


Email Address: 


Physical Address:
24 Main Rd, Saldanha
South Africa


Postal Address:
PO Box 306
South Africa,


Training Courses we offer:


Training Category: Basics & Fundamentals of the Oil & Gas Industry

This course equips the learners with necessary competence to be able to read and interpret basic process and instrumentation diagrams in a processing plant.  (Click for more info)



Training Category: Exploration and Production (Upstream Operations)

This course equips the learners with necessary understanding of the completion process after the drilling campaign. (Click for more info)



Training Category: Processes and Systems and DCS Operations

This is an introductory course to equip learners with necessary knowledge to understand how a Distributed Control System works. (Click for more info)



Training Category: Processes and Systems and DCS Operations

The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the necessary knowledge and skill of to operate different types of pumps in an upstream or downstream Oil and Gas facility. (Click for more info)



Training Category: Health, Environment, Safety & Quality (HSEQ)

This course equips learners with the necessary competence to perform the task of Safety Watcher during the performance of maintenance activities in a processing plant. (Click for more info)


Executive Board Member

Dan Daniels holds an Advanced Diploma for Educators of Adults (UCT) and is an accredited Assessor and Moderator. He is very passionate about the education, training and development of the people of South Africa. He was a member of the first Standard Generating Body to develop the standards for the Petroleum and Base Chemicals Chamber of CHIETA.

He has worked extensively in the Oil and Gas industry, starting his career at the Caltex Oil Refinery in Milnerton (now Chevron Cape Town Refinery. During this period he has filled various roles in plant operation and skills development. He wrote a number of training manuals specifically for process plant technicians in the petro-chemical industry.

Dan has spent the last 8 years of working as a consultant in the upstream oil and gas environment as Production Advisor, Training Materials Developer, Training Facilitator and Control Room Simulator Instructor working in Libya, Korea and Nigeria.

 Previously Dan was Chairperson of Norwood Early Learning Centre and Treasurer of St Nicholas Anglican Church.

His expertise in Learning and Development:

  • Training needs analysis and develop training interventions
  • Training material development
  • Assessment material development
  • Technical training delivery (Classroom and web-based)
  • Simulator training for Control Room Operations
  • Training coordination
  • Conduct assessment
  • Competence Strategy Forecasting
  • Moderate (Audit) assessment practices
  • Training Programme Evaluation
  • Develop new training programmes
  • Personnel career development

 A detailed Curriculum Vitae is available on request. Daniel can be contacted at +27 (0) 73 827 0718

Email: daniel@ftcsaldanha.co.za