What is an "intermediate level pipeline"? What is your target audience? Release the pipeline into the wild? Internal lab use? Personal use? Anyway, to learn shell scripting for NGS pipeline development, you must learn shell scripting, so look at the "Bash Guide for Beginners" and "Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide".
With a very basic understanding of bash scripting you may easily put together a simple pipeline which will, for example, clean your reads, assemble a genome, map the reads / additional reads into assembled genome, and annotate assembled genome. In fact, I wrote such simple pipeline - it is really crude, no error checking, no optimizations, no whatever, but I feed fastq files and some hours later get a draft genome and its annotation.