In accordance with the ISO/IEC 17024 cl. 7.2.1, the National Pipeliner Registry hosts 3 online database containing certificate number verifications of individuals who carry current code qualifications, are certified as Pipeline Inspectors or Fusion Technicians. Each database contains a link to the qualification exam syllabus or certification scope. These databases are updated regularly to ensure accuracy, however, employers are advised to verify certificates are current dated at the time of work assignment and in accordance with corporate competency management requirements. For security and protection of personal information limited information is provided. Employers are invited to write for independent verification where a physical certificate provided by a potential employee or contractor appears to conflict with the database.
This public registry is provided in accordance with the ISO 17024 guidelines enabling employers to independently verify Qualifications and Certifications for individuals in the Oil and Gas pipeline industry. The processes used are also intended to safeguard the privacy of individual pipeliner’s personal information.
The following guidance is recommended to verify the authenticity of certificates issued to pipeliners by the American Petroleum Institute and the Canadian Pipeliner Accreditation Council:
American Petroleum Institute certificates are issued and include pipeliner’s name, 5-digit registration number and dates of issue and expiry. For normal verification, employers are advised to verify the certificate date is current and the name and certificate number match the information contained in this registry. Click/Tap Here to View Example
For a more detailed verification, a certificate search can be conducted using the American Petroleum Institute search tool.
Canadian Pipeliner Accreditation Council certificates are issued and include the pipeliner’s name, 8-digit registration number and a revision number located on a supplementary list of endorsements. The registry identifies the certificate number with current revision number after a dash. For normal verification, employers are advised to check that the name and certificate number, as well as revision number on the pipeliner’s supplementary endorsement record, match the information contained in this registry. Click/Tap Here to View Example
For a more detailed verification, a certificate confirmation can be requested by writing to the Canadian Pipeliner Accreditation Council.
If you are unable to find your qualification or certification verification within the appropriate list, click/tap the button below to send us an email. Enter the requested information so your credentials may be confirmed and added to the registry.
Please allow 10 days for corrections to appear. A representative may contact you for additional details.