Advanced Program in Pipeline Engineering Principles (CS001F+)

Advanced Program in Pipeline Engineering Principles

The purpose of the course is to give you insight into the underlying principles, concepts, and technical parameters in pipeline engineering, providing you with an all-round understanding of pipeline engineering principles. By completing this course, you will be able to describe pipeline engineering principles, discuss best practices, and explain their bases.

Your course at a glance


Course Availability

Available 24/7



Estimated 3 - 4 Months



Blended learning



Foundation level


Competency Standards

Satisfies the learning requirement for
Pipeline Engineering Principles CS001F+


What you will get

Certificate of completion, plus
Continued Professional Development hours

Who should take the program?

The learning program is aimed at pipeline integrity engineers who are involved in the selection and use of in-line inspection systems for the detection, characterization, and assessment of pipeline defects.

What is your course format?

The program is an online, on-demand course designed to be completed within 3 - 4 months. The program includes the follow:

What are the course outcomes?

When you successfully complete this program will be able to define and distinguish between, differing integrity management methods, techniques, particularly pipeline integrity management and systems, and can list the threats to pipeline safety and the consequences of pipeline failures.

What will you learn?

  • A background on the oil, gas and the petroleum industry
  • Pipeline terminologies and definitions
  • The basics of pipeline routeing, design, and construction
  • The basics of pipeline operation, inspection, and surveillance
  • Key aspects of pipeline in-line inspection, repair, and integrity management

Meet your subject matter expert


Dr Phil Hopkins

Phil Hopkins has more than 40 years’ experience in pipeline engineering. He formed his consultancy company in 2015 after being technical director at Penspen Ltd, prior to which he was managing director of Andrew Palmer and Associates. He is the past chairman of ASME Pipeline Systems Division and a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has also been a Professorial Fellow at Newcastle University and a visiting professor at Northumbria University.