ONLINE Instructor-Led PEC Pipeline Basic Orientation Course


This virtual, instructor-led PEC Pipeline Basic Orientation course will provide students with the required general knowledge of pipeline projects as well as regulatory requirements and safe working practices expected when working with pipelines.

This PEC course meets SafeLandUSA and the Gold Shovel Standard certification requirements.


Upon successful completion of this virtual training course, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of regulatory requirements and the steps to be taken to identify and avoid common hazards associated with work on pipelines.


This virtual PEC Basic Pipeline course will cover the following topics:

  • Regulations and Standards
  • Hazard recognition and avoidance
  • General workplace safety topics
  • Handling of hazardous materials
  • Emergency situations
  • Maintenance, use and care for pipeline-related tools and equipment
  • Environmental concerns


Students will be required to successfully complete an exam following each training module with a minimum passing score of 80% in order to continue to the next section of the course.

Upon successful completion of the full course, students will be issued the PEC ID card.

Who Should Attend?

This virtual PEC course is designed for midstream pipeline workers and pipeline contractors in the oil and gas industry. 


Petroleum Education Council

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