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PMASS00013 - Pipeline liquids transmission (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 02/Jun/2016

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Release 1 – new skill set


Hydrocarbon liquid transmission by pipeline occurs over long distances, typically from wells/well head processing to port or further processing. These pipelines need to be monitored and operated, from a control station which is remote from most or all of the pipeline.

Pathways Information

These units of competency can provide credit towards Certificates II and III in PMA Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing is not required at the time of writing.

Skill Set Requirements


Operate and monitor prime movers


Operate and monitor pumping systems and equipment


Operate and monitor valve systems


Monitor, operate and maintain pipeline stations and equipment

Target Group

Individuals who operate liquid transmission pipelines.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from PMA Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package meet the minimum requirements for a liquids transmission pipeline operator.

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