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BGAS course in cochin

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API 653 ( Above Ground Storage Tank 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 : 

  • API Publications API Recommended Practice 571 
  • Damage Mechanisms Affecting Equipment in Refining Industry API Recommended Practice 575
  •  Inspection of Atmospheric and Low-Pressure Storage Tanks API Recommended Practice 577
  • Welding Inspection and Metallurgy API Standard 650
  •  Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage API Recommended Practice 651
  •  Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks API Recommended Practice 652
  • Lining of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank Bottoms API Standard 653
  • Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction 
  •  American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code: Section V
  •  Nondestructive Examination Section IX
  • Welding and Brazing Qualifications

 
API 653 Preparatory Course Schedule :

One batch of API 653 starts on the 21st 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 examinations will be on-line conducted through “Prometric” testing centers at Trivandrum or Chennai for southern India. The current exam fee is US$ 900/- which may vary from time to time (Please monitor on the API website). 

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 :

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.

For more details and accommodation assistance please contact us on 0484-2408477 or 0484-2537344.

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