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Inspection Training

API’s suite of inspection training courses focuses on providing the learner with practical knowledge and competencies relevant to petroleum and petrochemical inspection personnel. Training is available in a variety of instructional modalities including face-to-face, live virtual, and on-demand eLearning. Courses can be counted toward Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for API Individual Certification Programs (ICP) recertification requirements.

Online Courses

API 510: Pressure Vessel Inspection Code Course
API RP 570: Piping Inspection Code Course

Offered in partnership with CASTI

API RP 572: Introduction to Pressure Vessel Inspection Practices
API RP 576: Introduction to Inspection of Pressure-Relieving Devices
API RP 577: Introduction to Welding Processes, Inspection, and Metallurgy for Inspectors
ASME Section IX – Procedure Qualification
ASME Section V - Introduction to NDE Basics
ASTM Standards: Carbon & Alloy Steels
ASTM Standards: Making Steel Plate, Pipe, Shapes, & Forgings
Intro to ASME Section IX – Performance Qualification

Instructor-Led Courses

Provided by Analytical Training Consultants
RP 578 PMI: Guidelines and Application Procedures for API-RP 578 Positive Material Identification (PMI) Using XRF & OES Technologies

Provided by Equity Engineering
Fitness for Service
Pressure Relieving Systems
Damage Mechanisms
Risk-Based Inspection

To learn more or to register for online, on-demand training courses visit To view a list of upcoming instructor-led courses and to register, visit the API-U Calendar.

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