Onshore Pipeline Construction

Onshore Pipeline Construction

This e-learn course provides you with an awareness of pipeline construction methods, which covers principles, practices, and execution in various terrains.

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
Onshore Pipeline Construction CS018A


What you will get

Completion E-badge, plus informal
Continued Professional Development hours

What you will learn

This technical course has been split into ten parts: Welcome and Introduction, Transporting Hydrocarbons, Pipeline History, Pipeline Routeing, Boundaries, Permits and Planning, Costs, Construction Using Spread Method, Example Construction Sequence, Close.

During these sessions, you will gain insight into:

- History of corrosion in pipelines and the effect on safety
- Corrosion and related degradation mechanisms (causes, processes, types, effects of environment and prevention)
- Coating types, selection, design, application, and inspection
- Basics of environmental conditions, surface preparation and application
- Basics of coating application and inspection
- Typical coating failures
- Environmental cracking
- Cathodic protection

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.