DOT Pipeline: Pipeline Pigging

Course Information

DOT Pipeline: Pipeline Pigging is a General Safety Orientation course to support the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Operator Qualification Rules regarding pipelines and pipeline facilities. Please refer to Course Content below.


Some additional training may be necessary to meet actual site-specific requirements.


Recommended For

All construction and contracted maintenance and services personnel involved in working in or around pipelines and pipeline facilities.


Course Content

This module covers typical maintenance and “smart pigging” procedures for pipeline facilities.

After completing this module, the learner:

  • Will understand the importance of maintenance pigging.
  • Will be able to identify various types of pigs and understand when each should be used.
  • Will understand what “smart pigging” is and its role in preserving the integrity of the pipeline system.
  • Will understand waste disposal methods regarding pigging wastes.
  • Will learn how to launch and receive a pig.
  • Will understand the safety issues regarding pig trap closures.



  • Computer training

    $55 Member / $60 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: 19OQPIG
Course Length (approx.): 60 Minutes plus Test
Course Expiration: 1 Year from Class Date
Passing Score Required: 75%
Retakes Allowed: Yes, but must pay for each retake
Language: English
Reader Assistance Allowed: No
ID Requirements: Students must present a valid (not expired) U.S. State or Federal ID with photo
Handouts: No
 Course Exceptions: No verbal assistance or coaching allowed at testing


Valid ARSC Card (BOP/BOPR): No
Social Security Verification (SSV): No
Drug Screen: No
Background Check: No


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