Candidates seeking the API 1104 endorsement shall pass an open book written examination consisting of 60 multiple choice questions in two hours. Candidates must use the API 1104 Welding of Pipelines and Related Facilities to answer the questions. Candidates may not use photocopied versions of the standard unless they can supply evidence of purchase of the document.
Successful candidates must correctly answer 72% of the questions to receive this endorsement. Re-examinations for this endorsement shall be in accordance with section 6.2.5 of AWS QC1.