Pipeline Construction Safety Training (PCST) – Online

About The Program

This course will help you learn how to respond to pipeline worksite health and safety issues by reviewing the entire pipeline construction process from beginning to end. This course will guide you through the safety issues that you might encounter on a pipeline construction site.

Program Information:


  • Online



  • PCST Certificate of Completion


6 hours

Topics Covered:

    Topics Covered

      • Work Preparation
      • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Review
      • Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) Review
      • Hazard Recognition and Control
      • Front End Operational Hazards & Controls
      • Rigging and Hoisting Hazards and Controls
      • Pipe Hazards and Controls
      • Pipe Assembly and Coating Hazards and Controls
      • Specialized Work Hazards and Controls
      • Back End Operational Hazards and Controls
      • Vehicle Operation
      • Equipment Operation
      • Emergency Response


      • UA Local 170 Welders or Steamfitters who require the PCST course as a condition for dispatch
      • Must be a Member of UA Local 170 in good standing


      More Information

      • Contact UA Piping Industry College of BC by email at registrar@uapicbc.ca and request your online PIN/password and instructions on how to access your online PCST course.
      • Upon successful completion (you must achieve a final mark of 100%), you will receive a Certificate of Completion
      • Please contact the school at 1-604-540-1945 if you have any questions