Pipeline Inspection Technologies and Procedures

About Pipeline Inspection Technologies and Procedures

This course will provide you with an awareness of internal and external pipeline inspection technologies and procedures, inspection standards and guidelines (including ISO, API, ASME, ANSI, NACE, DNV and specific national documents), and regulations, and their content related to pipleine inspection, including in-line inspection 

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 Inspection Technologies and Procedures CS023A


What you will get

Completion E-badge, plus informal
Continued Professional Development hours

What you will learn

This technical course has been split into: Welcome and Introduction, What is 'Inspection'?, Why Inspect?, Requirements and Guidance, Overview of Pipelines Inspection Types, Pressure Types, In-Line Inspection, Coating/CP Surveys, and Inspection of Subsea Pipelines.

During these sessions, you will gain insight into:

  • External pipeline inspection principles (techniques and technologies)
  • Internal pipeline inspection principles (techniques and technologies
  • Environment influences on pipeline integrity
  • Threats to pipeline integrity

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.