Skill set details

PMASS00014 - Pipeline gas transmission (Release 2)


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2 (this release) 16/Nov/2020
(View details for release 1) 02/Jun/2016

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Modification History

Release 2. Superseded units updated, equivalent outcome.

Release 1. New skill set.


Hydrocarbon gas 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 troubleshoot compressor systems


Operate and monitor valve systems


Monitor, operate and maintain pipeline stations and equipment

Target Group

Individuals who operate gas transmission pipelines.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

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