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CPAC Level 2 :
Design and Material Concepts for the CSA Z662 – 19 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems

To achieve this Certificate of Qualification applicants are required to pass a supervised examination. The intent of the examination is to verify the applicants knowledge and understanding of, and/or ability to use:

  • Z662 Table of Contents
  • Scope and Application of Design and Material selection requirements
  • Z662 Terminology
  • Z662 Reference Documents
  • Section 4 – Design
  • Section 5 – Materials
  • Function of Sections 11 through 17 as related to design and material requirements
  • Function of Apprendices as related to design and material selection
  • The Roles and Responsibilities of Pipeline designer in relation to the scope of pipeline systems

Applicants will be provided copies of the applicable Z662 sections for use during the exam. Applicants are permitted to use hardcopy reference material from training courses. Electronic devices are not permitted to be used during the exam.

Prerequisites and Equivalencies:

There are no prerequisites required for this CPAC Level 2 qualification. Applicants are strongly advised to have a Level 1 Basic Concepts and Content qualification prior to writing the exam. Training from industry publications and information sessions, online training courses, and lecture series may also be suitable. Exam questions may include some basic Z662 content questions.

The following courses have been deemed a suitable pre-study for this examination. This list is not exhaustive and does not constitute an endorsement of the training organizations or individual trainers. The list is provided in alphabetical order of published course name.

Course Name Length Provider Link
CSA Z662-19 Pipeline Design Management Comprehensive 3 days CSA
Z662-19 Pipeline Design and Materials Selection 1 day NASA
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