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API 577 – Advanced Welding Inspection & Metallurgy Professional Program

API welcomes highly specialized inspectors, welding engineers, metallurgists and other professionals across the entire petrochemical industry to obtain this certification as a validation of their profound knowledge of welding processes and metallurgy.

Completely optional, yet adding significant value to your professional credentials – it will show your employers and clients that you have obtained a high level of proficiency and understanding in this important field.

API 577 certification is valid for a three-year term. 

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