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Vocational training

China Petroleum Pipeline College (CPPC)

Scope of Business

China Petroleum Pipeline College (CPPC) was founded in 1978. It has been the priority training base of CNPC, undertaking a wide range of training programs such as professional techniques, integrated management, operational skills as well as pipeline operation and maintenance. CPPC has 32 qualifications at various level (national, provincial and CNPC, or CPP) such as Welding Training Center of China Welding Association, PMI Authorized Training Agency, Continual Education Base of National Registered Consultant Engineers of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering, etc. It has established six major practical training bases for pipeline welding, oil & gas storage and transportation, urban fuel gas, etc. in addition to the Outbound Management Development Training Base, E-Learning Training Center, there is one three-star hotel which could accommodate 500 trainees. In the meantime, CPPC also has flexible order-oriented training programs, in which the specific expertise and technical know-how needed by enterprises could be “ordered” and delivered on site.

In addition, CPPC has a number of national certified examination qualifications such as Welder Qualification Test for Long Distance Pipeline Projects authorized by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China, Special Operation Personnel Test for Hot Tapping and Plugging, CPPC also has a vocational skill appraisal center, national vocational skill appraisal center, welding and RT workshops, tubular goods testing laboratory. Meanwhile, CPPC has been certified as the only one welder qualification test center in China by NAKS (Russian National Agency of Welding Control), and it passes CNAS (China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment) evaluation which entitles CPPC to perform qualified WPQ (Welding Procedure Qualification) and material testing (CNAS, CMA and building materials), hot tapping and various other technical services.

◆ China Skill Competition 2017 and the Second Oil and Gas Industry "CPP Cup" Skill Competition

Participants from CNPC, SINOPEC, and CNOOC compete together.

The competition is organized by the China Worker's Welding Technology Association, the China Employment Training Technical Instruction Center, the China National Energy Chemical and Geological Union National Committee, China National Petroleum Corporation, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, and China National Offshore Oil Corporation.


◆ The All-China Federation of Trade Union "Belt and Road" Culture Exchange and SCO National Staff Skill Competition

On November 13, 2017, CPP has organized the All-China Federation of Trade Union "Belt and Road" Culture Exchange and SCO National Staff Skill Competition.


◆ CNPC Occupational Skill Competition on September 2017

This occupational skills competition is hailed as the "Olympic Games for China's Oil Operational Skilled Talents". Since 1998, it has been held 16 times which became the most important platform for the selection and training of skilled personnel. The competition has established four competing contents for welders, oil production, gathering and transportation, and gas gathering and transmission. Among them, the final competition of the Welder Occupational Skill Competition is hosted by CNPC and PetroChina, and held by CPP.