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Fundamentals of Pipeline Engineering, Construction and Operations

Develop your professional knowledge of pipeline engineering - training course by tutored distance learning

Commences: 24th October 2016

Activities within the oil and gas industry can be divided into three large areas: exploration, production and commercialisation. All three sectors involve the ever-more demanding transportation of oil, gas and other related products. This online course examines the engineering, construction and operations of one of the key elements used in this transportation process: pipelines.

The primary objective of this popular course is to provide the participant with a multidisciplinary understanding of the design, materials, construction, integrity, operation and maintenance of this important onshore and offshore infrastructure.

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Qualification: IBC Academy Professional Development Course
Start date: 24th October 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees: £1,599 / US$2,480 - £1,749 / US$2,710 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs

It’s a great course and I will happily recommend it to people that want to pursue a career in the pipeline sector

Nache Zamani,

Offshore Placement Supervisor, Schlumberger

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Josh Gilad

Josh has over 40 years of experience in the engineering, analysis, inspection, troubleshooting, forensic investigation and construction support for pipeline projects worldwide. This experience includes pipeline flow and hydraulic transient analysis, pipe stress analysis, pipeline on-bottom stability, pipeline integrity & fitness for service assessment. Throughout his years with Brown & Root (now KBR), Han-Padron Associates (now CH2M-Hill), and as an independent consultant, Josh has been involved in the design and installation of onshore and offshore gas, liquid and multi-phase pipelines and associated facilities. Josh holds a BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in the States of Texas, New York and California.


  • Pipeline engineers, designers, technicians and business development managers seeking a wider understanding
  • Project, field, installation and operations managers needing to gain detailed knowledge
  • Integrity, maintenance and QA/QC personnel
  • Oil and gas industry employees moving into the sector
  • Engineers including mechanical, project, field, marine, process, civil, technical, subsea and engineering managers working in the onshore and offshore sector
  • Professionals and consultants working alongside pipeline engineers
  • Graduates and new entrants to the pipeline business


Delivered by online tutored distance learning, this programme allows you to study and gain knowledge without disrupting your normal work

You will have access to all course materials, expert tutorial support and peer networking using our online learning management system.

Each module ends with an online test so you can check your understanding of the content.

More about our distance learning

Distance learning, face-to-face workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery to match your requirements

We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.

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Very important for everybody working within pipeline field to study this course

Ahmed Ali Lafta, 

A-Hak international

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