API 570 PIPING INSPECTOR

CERTIFICATION PREPARATION PROGRAM
Course Duration: 6 Days


An intensive course for successfully PASS the API 570 Piping Inspector certification exam, with study guide, daily homework & final exam; special emphasis on the use of related codes & calculation


COURSE OUTLINE

Day 1
1) Introduction
2) ASME B16.5 - Flange Code
  • Maximum Flange Pressure
  • Maximum Flange Temperature
  • Appropriate Flange Class
  • Maximum Hydro-test Pressure
  • Flange Dimensions
  • Maximum allowed Flaw Size on Flange Face
3) ASME B31.3 Piping Code Part 1
  • Purpose & Scope of the Code
  • Organization of the Code
  • Piping Classes specified by the Code
  • Roles specified by the Code
  • How to find information in the Code
4) API 570 Section 1-4
  • Purpose of API 570
  • Scope of API 570
  • Responsibilities defined in API 570
  • How to memorize information in API Code
Evening Session
  • Homework
  • Practice the calculation covered in Class
Day 2
1) ASME B31.3 ? Calculations & Chart Part 1
  • Quality Factor - "E"
  • Allowable Stress - "S"
  • Minimum Thickness for a Pipe
  • Appropriate Pipe Schedule for new Pipe
  • Minimum Thickness for a Blank (Blind)
2) ASME B31.3 Piping Code Part 2
  • Basic concepts of Piping Flexibility
  • Selection of Piping Materials
  • Fabrication Requirements
3) ASME B31.3 ? Calculations & Chart Part 2
  • Thermal Pipe Growth
  • Minimum Design Temperature
  • Welding Preheat Requirements
  • PWHT Requirements
Evening Session
DAY 3
1) ASME B&PV Section IX
- Welding Code Part 1
  • Purpose of the Code
  • Roles of the Welding Inspector
  • Organization of the Code
  • Welding Positions - Test and Field
  • Testing Requirements and Acceptance Criteria
  • Welder Qualification Process and Restrictions
  • How to find information in the Code
2) ASME B&PV Section IX
- Review and Evaluate a WPQ (Welder Qualification)
  • Essential Variables for welder qualification
  • Testing required for welder qualification
3) API 570 Section 6-9
  • Inspection Type and Interval
  • Inspection Data Evaluation
  • Calculate MAWP of a Piping Systemn
  • Repair, Alterations & Rerating
  • Underground Piping
Evening Session
  • Homework
  • Practice the calculation covered in Class
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Day 4
1) ASME B&PV Section IX - Welding Code Part 2
  • Weld Procedure Qualification Process and Restrictions
2) ASME B&PV Section IX - WPS / PQR Review (Weld Procedure)
  • Evaluate a WPS with the associated PQR
3) API 577 - Welding Inspection & Metallurgy
4) API 578 - Material Verification Program for New and Existing Alloy Piping System
5) API 571 - Damage Mechanisms in the Refinery Industry
Evening Session
  • Homework
  • Evaluate WPS / WPQ
Day 5
1) ASME B&PV Section V - NDE
  • Purpose of the Code
  • Organization of the Code
  • RT Techniques
  • Purpose & Selection of IQI?s
  • RT Film Density Requirements
  • Key terms discussed in the Code
  • How to find information in the Code
2) API 570 Section 5
  • Inspection and Testing Practices
3) Practice Exam
Evening Session
  • API 570 exam application
  • Computer testing and Test locations
Day 6
Final Examination


  • Bachelor Degree from Chulalongkorn University - Mechanical Engineering
  • Master Degree from Chulalongkorn University - Mechanical Engineering
  • Inspection Experience in Petrochemical Industry as Inspection Engineer for 5 years at PTTME
  • Now working for PTTGC
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION
  • Certified API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector
  • Certified API 570 Piping Inspector (HIGH SCORE PASS)
  • Certified API 580 Risk Based Inspection Professional
  • Certified Welding Inspector, CSWIP 3.1 (CSWIP-WI-6-92)

API 570 PIPING INSPECTOR

CERTIFICATION PREPARATION PROGRAM

COURSE FEE:
  • 30,000 Baht per person
EXAM SCHEDULE AND FEE:
    The applicant must register by yourself through the website, http://inspector.api.org, before date of application deadline.
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM EXAM FEE EXAM WINDOW APPLICATION DEADLINE
API 570 900 USD 12 - 26 February 2016 18 December 2015
API 570 900 USD 117 June - 1 July 2016 22 April 2016
API 570 900 USD 114 - 28 October 2016 19 August 2016