Since 1989, API’s Individual Certification Programs (ICP) have provided the petroleum and petrochemical industries with an independent and unbiased way to evaluate the knowledge and experience of technical and inspection personnel. These certification programs are based on the industry-developed standards that are recognized and used with confidence worldwide.
ICP testing, developed in partnership with industry leaders, confirms that certified inspectors and personnel will demonstrate competence in content areas that are relevant to their practices.
API’s certifications have come to be regarded as the most demanded and desired credentials in the industry. They provide applicants with means to improve their skills through learning and strengthening their overall job performance. API certified inspectors and personnel are recognized worldwide as professionals who are fully knowledgeable of the relevant industry inspection codes and standards, and who are capable of performing their jobs in accordance with the latest and most acceptable industry inspection practices. API certification allows qualified personnel to establish a career path and make valuable contributions to the safety and quality of industry operations.
API's Individual Certification Programs Benefit The Industry By:
1.Providing knowledgeable specialized inspectors
2.Establishing a minimum standard of knowledge and skill for the personnel
3.Providing higher management control of inspection practices
4.Increasing employer’s confidence and peace-of-mind
5.Helping maintain safety and high level of performance
6.Reducing potential for downtime because of equipment failure
API COURSE AND CERTIFICATION
API 510: Pressure Vessel Inspection (Maintenance, Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration)
1.To prepare well for API 510 Exam & increase the Probability of Success
2.Understand basic design and the rules for correct fabrication, inspection and testing of pressure vessels
3.To learn the basic requirements for inspection of pres¬sure vessels placed in serviceTo calculate corrosion rate, interval of inspection and similar parameters of Vessel inspection Perform all basic vessel calculations needed for the API exam (e.g. thin, test pressure, MAWP, static head, MDMT, corrosion rates, remaining life, etc
4.To learn inspection, repair, alteration, & Re rating of the Pressure Vessels in Service
5.Review welding procedures (WPS/PQR) and welder performance qualifications(WPQ)
API 570:Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Rerating of In-Service Piping Systems
1.To explain the design fundamentals of Piping.
2.Effectively use major codes: ASME B16.5 & B31.3;
3.To find out MAWP, Flange ratings, Retirement thickness for pipes, fittings,& valves
4.Choose Most cost-effective approach towards making the 3 'R' decisions i.e. Repair Rerate, or Replace.
5.Review welding procedures (WPS/PQR) and welder performance qualifications (WPQ)
API 653:Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction
1.To prepare well for API 653 exams and Increase the probability of success
2.To calculate the Minimum required Thk for shell, bottom, roof plate for the tanks in service
3.To know about Tank Repair, Alteration for the in-service tanks
4.To know effectively the damage Mechanisms Pertaining to the AST in Service & inspection & Mitigation ways of damage mechanisms
5.To calculate MDMT, Corrosion rate, Remaining life, Inspection freq of the Tanks in service