Introduction to Ethics and Responsibilities

Introduction to Ethics and Responsibilities

This course will provide you with knowledge of ethical principles and responsibilities and an awareness of potential challenges to both.

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
Ethics and Responsibilities CS002A


What you will get

Completion E-badge, plus informal
Continued Professional Development hours

What you will learn

This technical course has been split into two parts: Introduction to Ethics and Responsibilities and Business Ethics. During these sessions, you will gain insight into:

- The importance of ethics in society, engineering, and business
- Values
- ‘Ethics’ versus ‘morality’
- Responsibilities of an engineer
- What is meant by ‘professional’

Meet your subject matter expert


Dr Phil Hopkins

Dr. Phil Hopkins, an independent consultant based in the UK, developed all content for this program. Dr Hopkins has held a number of senior management and executive positions in the oil and gas business, and combines this high level management expertise with over 35 years engineering experience in transmission pipelines, including work on pipeline engineering, damage, safety, risk, integrity, surveillance, inspection and maintenance, and repair.