Course Outline



The Tubing & Casing course is based on API 5CT, 5B & 5B-1: Threading and Gauging of casing ,tubing and line pipe threads.

The Basic Gauge Measurement Instruction course for Tubing and Casing is designed to
introduce, familiarize and teach correct gauging techniques for the proper measurement of
tubing and casing threads utilizing equipment commonly found in the industry. The course is a
full day, eight hour course comprising four sections with a break for lunch.

The student is given a history of gauge use, types of gauges and importance of proper
gauging techniques followed by “hands on” gauging of various threads in both passing and
failing condition. Students are tested for understanding and implementation of lessons and then
graded to achieve passing completion of the course. Students are supplied with a Certificate of
Completion, a course completion identification card and a course overview folder with reference
materials for later use.

    • 8:00 AM -9:30 AM
      • Introduction to T&C course
      • Safety Brief
      • Coverage of API Specs & Recommended Practices
    • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
      • Introduction to T&C Features & Functions
      • Thread Element Gauging Practices
      • Hands-on Practice and Instruction
    • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
      • Break for Questions & Lunch
    • 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
      • Discussion of Individual Thread Elements
      • Practical Instruction on Measurement Techniques
      • Technique Review & Questions
    • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
      • Final Instruction &  Review
      • Final Examination Review
    • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
      • Final Test
      • Final Test Evaluation
      • Awarding of Certificates & Thread Inspector ID Cards

***All online pricing is for classes being held at the GT Training Facility located in Houston, Texas. For all other class options, including on-site classes, please request a quote from ***

Graduation Packet

Graduation Packet applies to in-person courses only.

  • Certification of completion with API-U Monogram
  • Thread Inspector card
  • Gauging Reference Guide
  • Gauge Training goodies

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Spring, TX 77389


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