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 API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector Program 

The American Petroleum Institute’s authorized pressure vessel inspectors must have a broad knowledge base relating to maintenance, inspection, repair, and alteration of pressure vessels. The API Pressure Vessel Inspector Certification examination is designed to determine if individuals have such knowledge.

The program benefits employers and the industry as a whole by helping to:

  • improve management control of process unit operation, repair, and maintenance
  • reduce the potential for inspection delays
  • provide a continued high level of safety through the use of highly specialized and experienced inspectors

API 510 certification is valid for a three-year term.

Dash conducts every month training for API Training

Exams are conducted every 1st week of every month 

API Authorized Pressure Vessel Inspectors must have a broad knowledge base relating to maintenance, inspection, repair, and alteration of pressure vessels. The API Authorized Pressure Vessel Inspector Certification Examination is designed to determine if individuals have such knowledge.

API 570 Piping Inspector Program

The American Petroleum Institute’s authorized piping inspectors must have a broad knowledge base relating to maintenance, inspection, alteration and repair of in-service metallic piping systems. The API Piping Inspector Certification examination is designed to determine if applicants have such knowledge

The program benefits employers and the industry as a whole by helping to:

  • provide a continued high level of safety through the use of inspectors specialized in process piping
  • improve management control of process unit inspection, repair, alteration and rerating
  • reduce the potential for inspection delays resulting from regulatory requirements

API 570 certification is valid for a three-year term.

1. The certification term for API 570 is three years.

2. API 570 inspectors need to apply for recertification every three (3) years.

3. You may apply for recertification 90 days prior to the certification expiration date.

4. API also allows a 90-day grace period for submitting a recertification application.  Late fees will apply.

5. 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.

  • Circumstances such as heavy work schedule or work in other countries or remote areas do not relieve the inspector/examiner of the responsibility to file a timely renewal application.

6. Inspectors who have not been actively engaged in piping inspection practices will be required to take the full examination.

  • API 570 stipulates that “actively engaged” means that a minimum of 20% of time over the most recent three-year certification period was spent performing or supervising inspection activities as described in the API 570 inspection code. Inspectors need to demonstrate this experience.

Dash conducts every month training for API Training

Exams are conducted every 2nd week of every month 

API 653 Tanks Inspector Program

The American Petroleum Institute initiated an Above Ground Storage Tanks Inspector Certification Program with the issuance of Supplement 1 to API 653, Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction. The program was developed with the participation storage tank owner/users, and establishes a uniform national program that will assist state and local governments in above ground storage tank regulations.

API 653 certification is valid for a three-year term.

API Authorized Aboveground Storage Tank Inspectors must have a broad knowledge base relating to tank inspection and repair of aboveground storage tanks. The API Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector Certification examination is designed to identify individuals who have satisfied the minimum qualifications specified in API Standard 653, Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction.

Dash conducts every month training for API Training

Exams are conducted every 3rd week of every month.