American Petroleum Institute :
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:
API 570 certification is valid for a three-year term
API 570 Piping Inspector Program - Qualification Requirements
Minimum Qualification Requirements
API 570 Piping Inspector Program - Exam Information
- The closed book section tests the candidate on knowledge and tasks requiring everyday working knowledge of API Standard 570 and other applicable reference documents.
- The open book portion of the examination requires the use of more detailed information that the inspector is expected to be able to find in the documents, but would not normally commit to memory.
- “Open book” for computer-based testing refers to PDF files of pertinent codes and standards that will be available on your monitor and presented in English. The PDF documents will have tabs differentiating the sections and chapters. These reference materials will only have those sections listed in the Effectivity sheets. Sections not listed in the Effectivity sheets will not be available for candidates during their exam