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Pipeline Integrity Engineer Certification by ROSEN, has given authority to the Qualification Panel for the Pipeline Industry (QPPI) to develop all elements for the following certifications and qualifications. 

Certification is also in the process of having its procedures and processes for eight competencies accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB). This mean that the eight competencies will be certified by ROSEN and accredited by ANAB.


A ‘qualification’ is a demonstrated skill and knowledge (along with documented education, training and experience), required for personnel to properly perform the duties of a specific task.


Designed for individuals who specialize in a pipeline integrity area. You can select one (or more) of eight listed competencies (with written competency standards and assessments available):

  1. Pipeline Engineering Principles

  2. Pipeline Inspection and Surveillance

  3. Pipeline Integrity Management

  4. Pipeline Defect Assessment

  5. In-Line Inspection Technologies & Procedures

  6. ILI Data Analysis & Reporting

  7. Stress Analysis 

  8. Fracture Mechanics

These competencies, and the associated assessments, can be certified by       This certification is to the international standard, ISO 17024.


Individuals with a specific area of expertise looking to be qualified, or would like to be certified in a competency not currently offered, can still be certified in that competency. 

For companies, concerned about the competency level of their staff, we can send in subject matter experts to perform a general assessment of staff within an organization. The assessment is a general interview with the technical management, and then individual interviews or assessments with staff. A report is then sent to the company leadership, summarizing the level of competence in the staff and recommendations where necessary.

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After successfully completing all 8 Pipeline Personnel Competency certification exams, you will qualify to apply for the esteemed title of Certified Pipeline Integrity Engineer. This certification program is tailored for professionals addressing pipeline integrity issues, ensuring that individuals possess the necessary and demonstrable competencies to perform tasks correctly, albeit with some supervision. The responsibilities, tasks, knowledge, skills, and attributes of a certified individual under this program can be succinctly outlined as follows:

  • Proficient in assessing reported defects in pipelines, employing and comprehending industry best practices.

  • Capable of providing well-founded conclusions and recommendations regarding pipeline engineering critical assessments.

  • Skilled in producing clear and concise reports, with a keen understanding of the objectives and ramifications of their analyses.

  • Effective in engaging with clients during meetings, adept at articulating and explaining their methodologies and findings.


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