Pipeline Electrical & Instrumentation

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The Pipeline Electrical and Instrumentation curriculum provides basic, intermediate, and advanced training to safely inspect, operate, and maintain electrical components and instrumentation on pipelines. Level 1 is comprised of two volumes and includes key content such as: E&I safety; trade math; electrical theory; meters and test equipment; control/auxiliary systems and process theory; transformers; switchgear, and SCADA communications. Level 2 includes covered task training for operational qualifications.

Completion of this career pathway, including Core, Introduction to the Pipeline Industry, Pipeline Electrical & Instrumentation Level 1 (Volume 1 and Volume 2), and Pipeline Electrical & Instrumentation Level 2, leads to an NCCER Pipeline Electrical and Instrumentation Technician credential.

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Subject Matter Experts

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.

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