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API 653 – Above Ground Storage Tank Inspector Program

The American Petroleum Institute initiated an Above Ground Storage Tank Inspector Certification Program with the issuance of Supplement 1 to API 653, Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction. The program was developed with the participation storage tank owner/users, and establishes a uniform national program that will assist state and local governments in above ground storage tank regulations.

API 653 certification is valid for a three-year term. 

The Initial Application
API 653 Qualification Requirements
Body of Knowledge
Publications Effectivity Sheet For exam administrations in 2014
653 Publications Effectivity Sheet For March 2015 exam administration only
653 Publications Effectivity Sheet For July and November 2015, and March 2016 exam administrations
Exam Information
API 653 Sample Exam Questions
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Recertification Requirements
API 653 Recertification Quiz Effectivity Sheet
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