Internal Corrosion for Pipelines - Advanced

Pipeline Internal Corrosion - Advanced

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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Who should attend

Individuals responsible for management of internal corrosion control program for pipeline systems including:

  • Implementation
  • Maintenance
  • Engineering

Learning objectives

Determine if internal corrosion exists by evaluating a set of criteria to identify and apply monitoring techniques such as:

  • Corrosion coupons
  • Electrical field mapping
  • Ultrasonic testing
  • Linear polarization and electrical resistance probes
  • Hydrogen and microbiological monitoring

Properly select inspection techniques including:

  • Visual Inspection
  • Automated Ultrasonic Testing (AUT)
  • Magnetic Flux Leakage
  • Guided Wave Ultrasonic Testing (GWUT)
  • Manual Ultrasonic Testing
  • Eddy Current (EC)
  • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
  • Radiographic Testing (RT)

Determine when mitigation is required and the appropriate mitigation methods to utilize including maintenance pigging, physical design changes, and operational modifications



There are no required prerequisites for this course.


Course Completion

Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks. All certification and renewal applicants will be required to complete the NACE International ethics training program OR an equivalent training and provide proof of completion as part of the certification application or renewal process.

Exam information

The written exam is delivered via computer-based testing (CBT) and is scheduled separately from the course. A voucher for the CBT is included as part of the full-course registration price.

4 Day Course
3.4 CEUs

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