Topics a Level 1 Corrosion Tech would learn are:
66101-02 Introduction to the Pipeline Industry
Introduces the pipeline industry, including pipeline products and flow paths, maps and drawings used in the industry, and basic pipeline operations. Also covers hydraulics, pipeline equipment, electrical power systems, and corrosion control. Regulations, documentation, and pipeline industry occupations are also described.
66102-02 Liquid Pipeline General Abnormal Operating Conditions
Introduces the Abnormal Operating Conditions (AOCs) that can occur on a pipeline or in a pipeline facility. Includes general procedures on how to recognize and react to AOCs and the necessary documentation and notifications that must be completed when responding to AOCs.
61103-02 Locating Pipeline and Cable
Identifies and explains One-Call notification systems and the methods used to locate pipe and cable. Also discusses the requirements for separations between underground structures, abnormal operating conditions (AOCs), and first responders.
61104-02 Measure Pit Depth and Wall Thickness
Explains how to use pit gauges to check pit depth, length, and profile. Describes how to take multiple readings for RSTRENG data and how to use ultrasonic meters to check pipewall thickness.
61105-02 Inspect Buried and Submerged Pipe when Exposed
Identifies and explains types of pipe coatings. Describes the different causes of coating damage. Covers inspecting pipe for corrosion and mechanical damage.
61106-02 Aboveground Pipe Coating and Inspection
Describes aboveground pipe coating types and the causes of coating damage. Describes how to visually inspect aboveground pipe. Explains how to perform surface preparation and coating application for aboveground pipe.
61107-02 Apply and Repair External Coatings on Buried and Submerged Pipe
Identifies and explains the desired qualities of buried pipe coatings. Explains surface preparation and coating application for buried/submerged pipe. Describes performing field coating repairs.
61108-02 Cathodic Protection Measurement
Explains the basic theory of cathodic protection and the methods used to provide protection. Describes the instrumentation and meters used in cathodic protection. Identifies and explains half cell inspection and measuring structure to soil potential.
61109-02 Test Station Repair
Identifies and explains the types and construction of test stations. Describes how to repair aboveground and below ground test stations. Explains the methods used to attach test station wires to pipe.
61110-02 Inspect Internal Pipe Surfaces
Describes using ultrasonic gauges to check pipe wall thickness and pit gauges to check pit dimensions. Discusses how to establish pipe orientation and document the findings from wall thickness and pit dimension checks.
61111-02 Internal Corrosion Control
Explains how corrosion monitoring probes operate and the information that is collected. Describes using corrosion measurement tools and accurately recording the measurements obtained
A Level II Tech would learn to do the following:
Install Cathodic Protection Systems, Maintain and Repair rectifiers, Mitigate Interference, Test and Repair Shorted Casings, Conduct Close Interval Survey , Perform Coating Inspection, Perform High-Pressure Blasting/Surface Preparation and Apply Coatings Using Spray Applications.