Operator Qualification is vital for the safety of your employees and communities, and we know the process can get complicated.

We’re here to help lift the burden.

Federal law requires operators of energy pipelines to have an Operator Qualification (OQ) Plan and Program in place to reduce human error and protect life and property. Discover industry-proven solutions that give pipeline operators the clearest and simplest path to compliance.


If you would like to hear more about Operator Qualification, call (800) 333-1566 or email us at info@its-training.com.

Let us be your guide to Operator Qualification.

Your operators are the first line of defense against accidents in the pipeline industry. They need high-quality training to do their jobs well and to protect their co-workers and communities. Contact us to start developing a thorough OQ Plan.

We’ll identify your needs and design an Operator Qualification process that fits your company from among the following ITS solutions:

Operator Qualification | OQ Plan | OQ Compliance

Create an OQ Plan

Your OQ Plan outlines the covered tasks you perform and details how you qualify your workforce.

Need to develop or update your current plan? Consult with our OQ experts.

Operator Qualification | Testing | Training

Choose Your Testing and Training

Choose from our extensive library of training and exams that covers a wide variety of energy industry job duties, rules, and regulations or work with us to develop customized training and testing.

Operator Qualification | Testing | Training

Demonstrate Workforce Performance

Evaluate your workforce’s skill and abilities with OnBoard® Connect—our mobile evaluator tool. Performance evaluations demonstrate each worker can complete a task safely and properly.

Operator Qualification | Train Proctors | Evaluators

Train Proctors and Evaluators

Train your instructors and evaluators through our Train-the-Trainer program, which covers training best practices and how to conduct exam testing and performance evaluations following ITS protocols.

Contractors | Operator Qualification

Manage Your Contractors

Ensure contractors working on your pipeline system are operator qualified using OnBoard® LMS, where you can track qualifications, manage requirements, and communicate changes to policies and procedures.

Operator Qualification | Reporting | Analytics

Access Reporting and Analytics

Host all your past, present, and future records in one place in OnBoard® LMS, where you can easily verify your workforce is qualified. Get notifications before qualifications expire, ensuring you have no lapse in qualification.

Operator Qualification | Train Proctors | Evaluators

Conduct Mobile Assessments

Use highly customizable forms with the OnBoard® Assure mobile app to help ensure your employees hold the correct qualifications for the work being performed and follow company policies and safe practices.

Operator Qualification | Train Proctors | Evaluators

Track Drug & Alcohol Compliance

Track more critical data than ever before with our industry-leading system, OnBoard® LMS. The LMS integrates with the National Compliance Management Service (NCMS) to house company and individual drug and alcohol records, alleviating additional administrative burden for admins and contractors.

Operator Qualification | Train Proctors | Evaluators


Create custom, company-specific jobs inside OnBoard® LMS and then utilize the OnBoard® Verify mobile app to quickly verify employee qualifications out in the field and digitally document work planned to be completed on the job site.


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Industrial Training Services, Inc., a woman-owned small business headquartered in Murray, Kentucky, has provided innovative training products and best-in-class support to the energy industry for over 30 years. ITS is dedicated to maintaining lasting customer relationships by providing groundbreaking and industry-proven compliance tools, training, and products to streamline complex operations and help meet safety, regulatory, and qualification standards.

ITS has been the first to market for a variety of digital products to support the pipeline industry, helping to replace cumbersome, outdated paper processes and give business leaders the peace of mind their employees are well-trained and records are secure.

Industrial Training Services has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  In obtaining this accreditation, ITS has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standards which are widely recognized as standards of good practice internationally. As a result of their Accredited Provider membership status, ITS is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standards.

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