Advanced Program in Pipeline Integrity Management

Advanced Program in Pipeline Integrity Management

This learning program will provide you with a good understanding of the management of the many and varied activities pipeline operators must undertake to ensure that releases of transported products (hydrocarbons) do not occur, comprising integrity activities, in accordance with a written plan, within a management control system.

Your course at a glance


Course Availability

Available 24/7



Estimated 3 months (22 hours of content)



Blended learning



Foundation level


Competency Standards

Satisfies the learning requirement for
Pipeline Integrity Management CS014F


What you will get

Completion certificate and CPD hours

Who should take the program?

The learning program is aimed at pipeline integrity engineers who are involved with the inspection, assessment, or repair of pipeline defects.

What is your course format?

The program is on online, on-demand course that spread over 3-months and is designed to be completed within that time frame,  however, you will have access fro 12 months from the date of purchase.

The learning will include:

  • Preparatory Learning Material including selected e-learns
  • On-demand presentations
  • Learning activities
  • Communities
  • Workshops
  • We offer one-to-one 45 minute mentoring session with the Steve Cromwell. For groups we can offer a total of 4 hours arranged per client needs (for instance 2 x 2 hour sessions)
  • Post-School
  • Optional Assessment

What are the course outcomes?

Individuals who successfully complete this program will be able to define, and distinguish between, differing integrity management methods/techniques, particularly pipeline integrity management and systems, and can list the threats to pipeline safety and the consequences of pipeline failure. The individual will also be able to arrange typical integrity management activities under supervision (use risk assessment outputs to develop integrity management plans, manage programs, interpret results).

This pipeline integrity management learning program has been developed to help staff gain this understanding. It is emphasized that this is not a simple training course – it is a learning program which starts with the basics and history of fracture mechanics and takes the individual through the many aspects of the fracture and fatigue assessment of defects in pipelines.

What will you learn?

Over the duration of this course, you will develop a good understanding of:

  • Introduction into Pipeline Integrity Management
  • Different Approaches to Pipeline Integrity Management
  • Standards and Regulations
  • Inspection & Surveillance
  • Risk Analysis, Assessment & Management
  • Integrity Assessment
  • Defect Assessment & Repair
  • Data Management
  • Organizations and Pipeline Integrity Management
  • Emergency Actions

Meet your subject matter expert


Steve Cromwell

Steve Cromwell is a Chartered Senior Engineer with over 14 years of worldwide project experience in the oil and gas industry. He has extensive knowledge of inline inspection techniques and pipeline defect assessment methods and has developed a significant number of rehabilitation programs for both on and offshore pipelines. He has detailed knowledge of international pipeline codes and standards as well as asset integrity management systems best practice and regulatory trends and has supported a number of clients around the world in developing, implementing and improving their pipeline integrity management system provisions.