Education Program: Pipeline Industry

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PIPELINE INDUSTRY PROGRAM

The Internal Corrosion for Pipelines Program was designed to provide students with the fundamentals of implementing, monitoring, and maintaining an internal corrosion control program as part of an overall pipeline integrity management program.

The Pipeline Corrosion Integrity Management Program focuses on both the remediation technology and management of an integrity management program.

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Course - Direct Assessment


The Direct Assessment course concentrates on internal, external, and stress corrosion cracking direct assessment, along with pre- and post-assessment, quality assurance, data analysis and integration, and remediation and mitigation activities. The course will also cover the benefits and limitations of Direct Assessment, its relationship to an overall integrity assessment program and industry standards, regulations, and best practices.

The course is presented in a format of lecture, discussion, and group exercises.

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Course - In Line Inspection


The In-Line Inspection course covers the benefits of utilizing In-Line Inspection, selection of technologies related to operational parameters, operational issues, and evaluating data relevant to assessing fitness for service.

The course is presented in a format of lecture, discussion, and group exercises.

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Course - Internal Corrosion for Pipelines - Advanced


This course focuses on the monitoring techniques and mitigation strategies required to assess internal corrosion and develop and manage internal corrosion control programs. Data interpretation, analysis, and integration, as well as criteria for determining corrective action for high-level internal corrosion problems within a pipeline system, will be covered in detail.

Classroom instruction consists of lecture, group exercises, and cases studies.

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Course - Internal Corrosion for Pipelines - Basic


The Internal Corrosion for Pipelines – Basic course introduces the fundamentals of implementing, monitoring, and maintaining an internal corrosion control program as part of an overall pipeline integrity management program. It is an introductory level course focusing on internal corrosion of liquid and natural gas pipelines used for transmissions, storage, and gathering systems.

Classroom instruction consists of lecture, group exercises, cases studies, and hands-on field testing using different instruments and techniques utilized to identify and monitor internal corrosion.

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Course - Pipeline Coating Applicator Training


The Pipeline Coating Applicator course covers the proper coating application procedures including understanding specifications, surface preparation, application techniques, dealing with changing ambient conditions, and quality control measures, for the most common coating materials to which contractors and inspectors are exposed to on pipeline projects.

Classroom instruction is comprised of lectures, discussions, and hands-on demonstrations in field conditions.

Certification(s):

No related certifications.

Course - Pipeline Corrosion Assessment Field Techniques (P-CAFT)


The Pipeline Corrosion Assessment Field Techniques course covers corrosion basic principles and theory, field techniques, direct assessment, in-line inspection and hydro testing techniques, indirect inspections, direct examination, safety and data documentation.

The course is presented in a format of lecture, discussion, group exercises. No hands-on training will be provided in this course.

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Course - Pipeline Corrosion Integrity Management


The Pipeline Corrosion Integrity Management (PCIM) course serves as the key training track for the PCIM professional who focuses on the implementation and management of an integrity program for a pipeline system. The course provides a comprehensive up-to-date coverage of the various aspects of time-dependent deterioration threats to liquid and gas pipeline systems and will focus on interpreting integrity related data, performing an overall integrity assessment on a pipeline system, calculating and quantifying risk, and making recommendations to company management on risk management issues.

Classroom instruction is comprised of lectures and discussions.

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Exam - Basic Internal Corrosion for Pipelines

Candidates meeting the prerequisites can sit for the 2-hour written and 2-hour practical Internal Corrosion examination.

This is the same two-part examination which is offered in the Internal Corrosion for Pipelines course.

Exam-only candidates will receive a copy of the Internal Corrosion for Pipelines Course manual at the time of registration.

Examinations will be offered on the last day of the regularly scheduled Internal Corrosion for Pipelines Course offerings.

Contact NACE First Service at 281/228-6223 or via e-mail at FirstService. Registration fees for exam only candidates are nonrefundable.

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