National Center for Construction Education & Research
NCCER has partnered with ISNetworld to provide pipeline training courses on each company's online learning platform. Testing for Operator Qualifications must be done through an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor. If your company is not an Accredited Training Sponsor, please click on the Third Party Pipeline Providers link to find one to work with.
Online training in NCCER's Learning Management System (LMS)
Training available in multiple formats: standard print books, custom books and individual training modules available from Pearson for Operator Qualifications (OQ)
Online testing administered through the NCCER Testing System
Streamlined qualification process
Individual training for each covered task with knowledge and performance exams
Training and exams developed in accordance with API RP 1161, 3rd edition
All covered task training and qualification modules incorporate task-specific AOCs
NCCER has been providing pipeline resources for over twenty years and prides itself on safety, quality and results. Contact NCCER today to start using this comprehensive training and qualification system.
Only pipeline operators (not NCCER) can determine what criteria will qualify workers, contractors and subcontractors working on their pipeline.
There are three options for ordering printed, traditional textbooks from Pearson:
If you are not a current customer, you will need to set up an account and obtain your 11-digit Pearson account number by calling the number listed above in order to receive discounted business pricing.
Pearson Collections allows an instructor/organization to make custom bulk purchases in both print and digital. If an organization only wants specific modules instead of full books, they should use this platform to build their custom books.
VitalSource from Pearson is available for individuals needing covered task modules that can be used for training or as study guide for OQ tests
NCCER has a support page with solutions organized by topic. You may search by question, topic or keyword. Step-by-step how-to documents are included to walk you through specific tasks.