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    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.
Course - Pipeline Corrosion Assessment Field Techniques (P-CAFT)

The Pipeline Corrosion Assessment Field Techniques course covers corrosion basic principles and theory, field techniques, direct assessment, in-line inspection and hydro testing techniques, indirect inspections, direct examination, safety and data documentation.

The course is presented in a format of lecture, discussion, group exercises. No hands-on training will be provided in this course.

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Designed for field personnel responsible for the implementation and reporting of pipeline inspection activities including:
  • Maintenance
  • Service
  • Technical
There are no prerequisites for this course.

  • CP1 – Cathodic Protection Tester Course
  • Coatings in Conjunction with Cathodic Protection Course
  • CIP Level 2 Course
  • Knowledge of the corrosion cell
Learning Objectives:
  • Collect data for used for the evaluation and monitoring of a pipeline corrosion integrity plan
  • Recognize pipeline anomalies
  • Recommend solutions for resolving technical issues “in the ditch”
  • Evaluate a pipeline in-service using ECDA and ICDA methods and techniques
  • Recognize problems “in the ditch” and be able to collect the data necessary for further engineering evaluation
  • PCIM Pipeline Corrosion Assessment Field Techniques Manual
  • PCIM Pipeline Corrosion Assessment Field Techniques CD
Schedule Summary
 Start TimeEnd Time
Day 18:00 AM5:00 PM
Day 28:00 AM5:00 PM
Day 38:00 AM5:00 PM
Day 48:00 AM5:00 PM
Day 58:00 AM12:00 PM