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Enhance and accelerate your industry knowledge and stay on top of market impacts and trends with introductory and advanced ICIS training courses.

As markets evolve and industries change, the need for up-to-date training and personal career development is imperative to drive businesses forward. Utilising the experience and expertise of market-facing industry specialists, ICIS are uniquely placed to share knowledge and insight across a broad range of topics and commodities.

Whether new to the industry, or someone looking to expand or update their existing knowledge, there are a range of options to choose from.

Chemicals series

Enhance and accelerate your industry expertise and stay on top of market impacts and trends with our combination of introductory and advanced virtual courses.

Virtual training

Fundamentals of the Polymers Business

Virtual / In-person

An Introduction to Plastics Recycling

Virtual training

Petrochemicals: An In-Depth Introduction

Virtual training

Advanced Purchasing Skills

Virtual / In-person

Surfactants Business Essentials

Energy series

Gain business-critical and in-depth market insights from industry experts to help you navigate the complex energy markets successfully

Virtual training

Technical Analysis

Virtual training

Global LNG Markets & Pricing


Base Oils Training course series

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Reviews from attendees

Clinton Anyiam, CEO
Afribase Group

“ICIS Base Oils training is a catalyst to global exposure. It gives you a foundational knowledge to navigate the global Base Oils trade.”

Chandra Peram, Analyst & Energy Trader
SachsenEnergie AG

“I find the Comprehensive Course very helpful and had opened a different perspective from for my daily work here at SachsenEnergie AG. Especially for people working as both Traders and Analysts, and relying only on fundamental analysis, the Technical Analysis course will be a boon. The best thing about the course is it is well suited for both beginners as well as for experts.”

Uros Lemajic, Trading Analyst
Plinarna Maribor

“The course far surpassed my expectations. The course topics are critical for understanding the current European natural gas market situation and how these events will shape the market in the future. I’d also like to thank the course instructors for their clear and informative presentations.”

Johnson Lai, Vice President
Chemical Specialties Limited

“One of the best all-rounded courses, covering fundamentals, from production to applications. Basic economics modelling and future trends.
Neil is a clear veteran and shares his wealth of knowledge in a very well put together training deck, with extra information for participants to use and ponder on.”

Nataliia Kuzmenko, Business Development Manager
UA Transmission System Operator

“Global LNG Markets and Pricing Virtual Training Course is very well-designed, organized and conceived. It provides a detailed overview of the key players and their challenges. It was interesting to learn the latest market developments and see the regional demand trends. My experience reached all my expectations.”

Charley Brown, Research Chemist

“I thoroughly enjoyed Amy Claxton’s introduction to base oils. Her discussion on API groups and properties was very informative, and it was really refreshing to understand how and where Ergon falls in this placing. I also enjoyed her section on electric vehicles, and felt comforted knowing our business will not be affected.”

Maria Ramirez Navarro, EA Head Sustainability
Chevron Phillips Chemicals Spain S.L.

“This course should be taken by everyone that is planning to work in the Petrochemical market or as a refresher. John Richardson’s profound experience and understanding of the industry makes this training very engaging, insightful, easy to follow and up-to-date with what is going on in today´s world events.”

George Theodoropoulos, Cross Assets Derivatives Trader, National Bank of Greece

“This one is a must for anyone in the Gas industry. We covered many aspects, from basics to more advanced ones. Speakers were well prepared, detailed answers were given during the Q&A and the material shared was great.”

Oksana Gantseva, Gas Analyst
TrailStone Renewables GmbH

“The Scramble to End Russian Reliance Virtual Training has been a useful and valuable instrument to understand better the processes that are going on at the moment in the world energy market. The trainers provided information regarding current statistics and there was a useful exchange of views on the topic.”

Edgar Espinoza, Category Manager Resins

“The Polymers course was very useful for my knowledge on Resins. It helped me to get more information about polymers, the different types and structures, and also to know the use and best utilities, as well as get details on the movement price and principal technics.”

Gregory McKean, Commercial Manager Base Oils
Hilditch Pty Ltd

“I am pleased to share my experience for the ICIS Base Oils Virtual Training Course. From the outset, the course content was incredibly well-structured and comprehensive. Amy was knowledgeable and passionate about the subject matter, which made the learning process engaging and enjoyable.”

Matt Weston, Sales Manager

“The training exceeded my expectations because Amy was able to embed the course material in her many years of experience. It made the training tangible in a way that only a long term practitioner of a craft can.”

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We have been providing training to customers across the commodities and value chain for many years and are proud of our reputation to deliver high-value insight and knowledge.

To find out more about attending ICIS training courses or for information about bespoke courses, contact our team

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