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API 570 (PIPING INSPECTION)

GAIT-TECH provide preparatory training for this examination while the API examinations are conducted and certifications awarded by the “American Petroleum Institute” of USA.

Course Content

The training and examination will be based on 9 Codes ( reference books ) as shown below :

  • Inspection, repair, alteration and rerating of In-service piping systems ( API 570 )
  • Inspection Practices for piping system components ( API RP 574 )
  • Welding Inspection, NDT and Metallurgy ( API RP 577 )
  • Damage Mechanisms affecting fixed equipment in the refining industry ( API RP 571 )
  • Material verification program for new and existing alloy piping systems ( API RP 578 )
  • Non-Destructive examination ( ASME Section V )
  • Welding and Brazing qualifications ( ASME Section IX )
  • Pipe flanges and flanged fittings. (ASME B 16.5)
  • Process piping ( ASME B 31.3 )

Education and Experience Requirement:

The candidate need to satisfy certain education and experience criteria to gain admission into the program. These are explained in detail on the above mentioned website.

If Qualified as : Minimum Experience required in the respective field Description of Experience Required
BS or higher in Engineering Technology 1 year Supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API 570
2 year Degree, Diploma or Certificate In Engineering Technology 2 year Design, construction, repair, operation, or inspection of pressure vessels, of which one year must be in supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API 570
High School Diploma or Equivalent 3 year Design, construction, repair, operation, or inspection of pressure vessels, of which one year must be in supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API 570
None 5 year Design, construction, repair, operation, or inspection of pressure vessels, of which one year must be in supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API 570.

Re-certification:

The certification term for API is three years. API inspectors need to apply for recertification every Three (3) years. You may apply for recertification 90 days prior to the Certification expiration date. API also allows a 90-day grace period for submitting a Recertification application. Late fees will apply. If an application is not submitted by the end of the 90-day Grace period, the certification will expire. A new application and fees must be submitted, and a candidate must also take And pass a full examination in order to be recertified.

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