The APGA Pipeline Engineer Competency Standards will assist companies to assess whether their pipeline engineers meet the description of competent person in Australian Standard AS 2885 when key decisions are required in designing, constructing and operating pipelines.
Products and tools that have been created to assist in assessing competency are:
A Pipeline Engineer Competency Standards information booklet is also available.
APGA’s competency system and the competency standards have been developed for the use of APGA members. As explained on the website the competency system can be used in many ways in training and developing pipeline engineering capabilities.
Members are encouraged to use the competency system. However, it should be noted that all elements of the competency system, including the surrounding descriptive and explanatory material, are copyright to APGA to protect the investment that APGA’s members have made in their development. APGA encourages members to adopt the competency system, including by incorporating them into their own competency systems even if in a modified or adapted form. No matter how they are used, the relevant elements of the competency system must be identified as APGA copyright and APGA acknowledged as the source.
No publication of any part of the competency system (whether adapted or not) to anyone other than the company’s employees is permitted without specific prior approval from APGA .
Further development of the competency sysytem
It is APGA’s intention that the competency standards will be revised periodically so that they remain current and fit for purpose. Comments and suggestions from members about additions or changes are welcome. Please send your suggestions to the Training inbox.
The APGA Pipeline Engineer Competency Standards were developed as part of the Pipeline Engineer Training Program. The program is a package of products and tools designed to assist in:
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