Fundamentals of Pipeline Repair (CS012F)

Fundamentals of Pipeline Repair

In this course, you will learn about pipeline repair methods and the support mechanisms provided for defects and the pipeline by these different methods to restore immediate integrity and extend service life.

On completion of the course, you will be able to review pipeline inspection reports or field investigations and identify suitable repair methods in accordance with standards and guidelines.

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Your course at a glance


Course Availability

On Request - Contact Us



Estimated 8 hours



Live, online session



Foundation level


Competency Standards

Satisfies the learning requirement for
Pipeline Repair CS012F


What you will get

Certificate of completion, plus
Continued Professional Development hours

Course agenda

This Virtual Training course runs over two days, this includes breaks plus a question and answer sessions (30 minutes per day). Additionally, you will have access to the following selected Competency Club E-Learns prior the program start date: Introduction to Pipeline Inspection and Surveillance (CS005A),  Introduction to Pipeline Defect Assessment (CS020A) and Introduction to Stress Analysis (CS030A).



Day 1

Pipeline Repair Safety:

  • Case study
  • Pressure reductions
  • Excavation safety
  • Live welding

Repair Fundamentals:

  • Pipeline design requirements
  • Defect failure modes
  • Repair basic principals
  • Code guidance on repairs


Day 2

Repair Types:

  • Cut Out
  • Type A
  • Type B
  • Composite
  • Leak clamps
  • Compression sleeve
  • New and hybrid repairs
  • Hot tap and plugging

Repair Design:

  • Composite
  • Type A
  • Type B
  • Complex repairs
  • Worked example from pipeline listing to a completed repair
  • Compression sleeve

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.


Note: ROSEN reserves the right to cancel the course in case of an insufficient number of participants. For further detail see terms.