The Pipeline Inspector Course is designed to provide inspectors with fundamental knowledge for the inspection of pipeline projects. The course will focus on the inspection tasks associated with pipelines, as well as common pipeline coatings, methods of surface preparation and application, safety, quality assurance, standards, and best practices.
- Pipeline corrosion
- Quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA)
- Safety and the pipeline inspector
- Pipeline inspector’s duties
- Surface preparation prior to application of pipeline coatings
- Fusion-bonded epoxy coatings for pipeline protection
- Miscellaneous pipeline coatings
- Pipeline coatings testing
- Recommended practice and international standards
Who Should attend
The training should be conducted by pipeline coating personnel, engineers, managers, plant and asset owners who have an interest in corrosion protection of pipelines.
Benefits of attending
After attending this course you will be able to:
- Recognize the duties of a pipeline coating inspector
- Describe the surface preparation methods, such as centrifugal blast cleaning used on steel pipes.
- Identify different applicable standards used for pipeline inspection
- Identify how to use visual tools such as SSPC-VIS 1 when inspecting surface preparation of pipelines
- Identify the coating systems commonly used on pipelines
- Identify the testing and inspection requirements for surface preparation and coating application of lined steel pipes
- Explain the documentation requirements for a pipeline coating project, including inspection test plans, specifications, and standards
This course is composed of thirteen core units.. Most modules are supplemented by quizzes. The course features units as a series of web pages that students can access whenever it is convenient to them. Students must take the written exam in person. Contact SSPC to set up the exam. The written exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate and CEUs, you must attend all 24 hours of the course and attain a 70% or better score on the exam.
What is the next step?
Once you have taken and passed the Pipeline Inspector eCourse program you can move onto the Pipeline Inspector Cert Exam.
Pipeline Inspection Pre Requisite