API 510

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API Examinations
Education Experience Experience Required
BS or higher in engineering
or technology
1 year Supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API 510
2-year degree or certificate
in engineering or technology
2 years 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 years 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
No formal education 5 or more years 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

API-510 PRESSURE VESSEL INSPECTOR CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION PREPARATION COURSE

Presented by Intertek Consulting & Training in Association with CKRC Training Solutions CC.

Developed by CKRC Training Solutions CC

Author: Kevin Robert Maley

This courseware is based on the API 510 Body of Knowledge approved for the API 510 Certification examination.

Publications Effectivity Sheet – 2017 API ICP Examinations

Body of Knowledge – 2017 API ICP Examinations

API 510 Course Syllabus
MODULE DESCRIPTION
Module 1 Introduction & Overview
Skype 1 Opening Skype Session – All API 510 Students
Module 2 General – API510, Pressure Vessel Inspection Code
Module 3 General – API RP572, Inspection of Pressure Vessels
Module 4 General – API RP 571, Damage Mechanisms
Module 5 General – API RP 576, Inspection of Pressure Relieving Devices
Skype 2 Module 2 – 5
Module 6 General – ASME V Article 1, General Requirements
Module 7 General – ASME V Article 2, Radiographic Examination
Module 8 General – ASME V Article 6, Liquid Penetrant Examination
Module 9 General – ASME V Article 7, Magnetic Particle Examination
Module 10 General – ASME V Article 23, Ultrasonic Standards, Secion SE-797 only
Module 11 NDE – ASME Section VIII, Div. 1 & API510. General nondestructive examination requirements
Module 12 General – API RP 577
Module 13 Welding – ASME IX
Module 14 Welding – ASME VIII-I
Module 15 Student Revision
Module 16 Basic math & manipulation of formula
Module 17 Code calculation questions – Corrosion rates and inspection intervals
Skype 3 Module 6 – 17
Module 18 Code calculation questions – Joint efficiencies
Module 19 Code calculation questions – Static head
Module 20 Code calculation questions – Internal pressure
Module 21 Code calculation questions – External pressure
Module 22 Code calculation questions – Pressure testing
Module 23 Code calculation questions – Impact testing
Module 24 Code calculation questions – Weld size for attachment welds at openings
Module 25 Code calculation questions – Nozzle reinforcement
Module 26 Code calculation questions – Revision
Module 27 Exam preparations
Test A General – Open Book 1
Test C Code calculation questions – Open Book 2
Test E Welding – Open Book 3
Test G NDE – Open Book 4
Test B General – Closed Book 1
Test D Code calculation questions – Closed Book 2
Test F Welding – Closed Book 3
Test H NDE – Closed Book 4
Skype 4 Student Final revision
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