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API 510 ( Pressure Vessel Inspector )

We 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 8 Codes ( publications ) as shown below : 
  • Pressure vessel inspection Code ( API 510 ) 
  • Damage Mechanisms affecting fixed equipment in the refining industry ( API RP 571 )
  • Inspection of pressure vessels ( API RP 572 – excluding all annexes  )  
  • Inspection of pressure relieving devices (API RP 576 )  
  • Welding Inspection and Metallurgy ( API RP 577 ) 
  • Non-destructive examination (ASME Section V)
  • Rules for Constructing Pressure vessels ( ASME Section VIII Div 1 ) 
  • Welding and Brazing Qualifications ( ASME Section IX )    

API 510 Preparatory Course Schedule :

One batch of API 510 starts on the 11th day (or next day if it is a Sunday) of every month and lasts for 10 days.  

 
Preparatory course Fee : 
 
Rs 25,000/- ( Inclusive of Service Tax ) 
 
Examination Method :  

For enrolling into the API Examinations, candidates will have to visit the API website link www.api.org/icp  ( Apply & Re-certify ),  read instructions carefully and follow through step-by-step until they are successfully registered with a confirmation of venue and schedule.
 
The on-line examination consists of : 
  • 3 Hour closed book exam consisting of 100 questions.
  •  4 hour open book exam consisting of 50 questions.

Education and Experience Requirement : 


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 510.

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 510.

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 510.

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 510.

 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.

Please contact our Customer Care Executive for more information on course schedules, fees and other details @ +91 484 2408477 / 2537344, +91 99956 24300 or bisp@blastlineindia.com