UTI Qualification and Training meets the needs of today's Operators, Contractors and Plumbers through its strong associations with the industry itself. With a rich background of engineering services for the gas industry, classes blend real world experience with auditable knowledge based testing. UTI is fully certified by IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training) and is supported by Industrial Training Services (ITS) Training Modules.

Please contact the Training Department at UTI for additional information concerning any training or qualification modules: Phone 614.482.8080 or email .

Training is provided at the UTI facilities in the Columbus, Ohio area or can be arranged at your facility to meet your training needs.Click here to view our training schedule. NOTE: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the schedule. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader from the Adobe website.

Federal Gas Pipeline Requirements
As of October 29, 2002 the federal government requires any individual who installs, replaces, or repairs service lines and meter settings must be Operator Qualified in accordance with Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation Part 192, Subpart N. Operator Qualification is a federally mandated program of the Department of Transportation's Office of Pipeline Safety. It requires pipeline operators to develop and maintain a written qualification program for individuals performing covered tasks on pipeline facilities. The intent of this qualification is to ensure a qualified workforce and to reduce the probability and consequence of incidents caused by human error.

UTI offers development of OQ written programs and training courses to meet these federally mandated training requirements as well as providing gas operations related training programs to meet specific industry requirements. UTI has led the development effort for OQ training programs for meeting the needs of companies in the Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and West Virginia areas. Listed below by category is a series of training courses offered: (Click on each link below for a full class description)




INITIAL TRAINING: Fusion, Mechanical Joining, and The Gas Distribution Series Modules

Additional Training is available for the following:

  • Construction
  • Operation and Maintenance
  • Emergency Response
  • Fire School
  • Reading Meters
  • Investigating Leaks and Odors in Buildings
  • Placing In Service Gas Operated Equipment
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • Propane Qualifications
  • Kuhlman Gauge
Code Compliance and Quality Control
  • DOT Parts 190, 191, 192 and 199
  • OSHA
  • EPA
  • Review of your operation and records in such areas as:
    • Corrosion
    • Leakage
    • Regulations
    • MAOP's
    • Odorization
    • Integrity Management

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