Introduction to Pipeline Repair (CS012A)

Introduction to Pipeline Repair

The e-learn course will provide you with an awareness of the generic repair methods for metal loss, dents, cracks and leaks, and forms of structural damage, and you will gain an understanding of how the repair works.

This technical course has been authored by our industry expert and is designed to offer you with just-in-time knowledge related to pipeline integrity management. The courses can be studied as part of your learning journey, or used as a reference library.

Your course at a glance


Course Availability

Available to access online 24/7



Estimated 60 minutes



Study on-demand at your own pace



Awareness level


Competency Standards

Satisfies the learning requirement for
Pipeline Repair CS012A


What you will get

Completion E-badge, plus informal
Continued Professional Development hours

What you will learn

During this course, you will gain insight into:

- Methods and techniques for onshore and sub-sea pipeline repairs
- Standard pressure reduction requirements prior and during repair
- Budgeting time and cost factors comparing cut-out with live repairs
- Permanent versus temporary repairs

Meet your subject matter expert


Will Sharman


Experienced pipeline professional with 35 years leadership, managerial, technical, operational and practical experience both nationally and internationally. Personal experience built on general pipeline and specialist pipeline repair projects working for operators, service companies, consultancies and operations & maintenance provider.
Detailed knowledge of pipeline repairs in accordance with international pipeline codes, has provided lectures on pipeline repair and modifications to the Newcastle University MSc in Onshore Pipeline Engineering. Developed repair “management systems” for operators and is current the ROSEN NIMA SME for the Pipeline Repair Planning process template.