API 570: Piping Inspection Code  (API Exam Preparation Training)

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

API 570: Piping Inspection Code
(API Exam Preparation Training)

Inspection, Repair, Alteration & Rerating of In-Service Piping Systems

We currently have no scheduled session for this Course. If you are interested in running this course, please contact our Training Department at info@petroknowledge.com

Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Online Training Course?

This PetroKnowledge online training focuses on learning the API 570 piping Inspection Code as well as the student will gain knowledge from API 571, API 572, API 577 ASME Section V, ASME B16.5 and ASME Section IX.

This PetroKnowledge online training course will highlight:

  • Piping under internal pressure Calculations
  • Hydrostatic Test Pressure Calculations
  • Impact Test Requirements and Determination
  • Development and Review of Welding Documentation
  • NDE Requirements
  • Flange selection guide related B16.5

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals? 

The aim of this comprehensive PetroKnowledge online training course is to provide the delegates with knowledge on how to easily pass and obtain the API 570 authorized process piping inspector certification as well as:

  • Identify the various design conditions of piping components, materials, fabrication, assembly, erection, inspection, examination and testing as well as demonstrate nondestructive test methods
  • Employ post weld heat treatment; identify the Charpy impact testing, also the working pressure and temperature requirements for pipework flanges
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI) requirements and procedures
  • Carryout welding discontinuities and discuss ASME section IX WPS &WPQ and PQR

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Online Training Course for? 

This PetroKnowledge online training is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Professionals who are interested in getting the API-570 certification
  • Process Piping Inspectors
  • Piping Inspection Engineers
  • Plant Inspectors
  • Corrosion Engineers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Online Training Course be presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted Online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice.

Daily Agenda

Day One:

  • Introduction and Review of API 570 Body of Knowledge
  • 3 New Piping Calculations (Straight Piping under Internal Pressure)
  • Determining T (purchased pipe wall thickness)
  • Calculated The minimum required thickness of permanent blanks
  • Evaluating in service piping systems (Existing Piping)
  • Injection Point Limits
  • Calculate long and Short Corrosion Rate and the remaining life of the piping system
  • Example problems calculations

Day Two:

  • Hydrostatic, Pneumatic, and Combination Tests pressure requirements
  • Requirements for Low Temperature Toughness Tests
  • Required and recommended minimum preheats for materials of various P-Numbers
  • Heat Treatment Requirements
  • Thermal Expansion and Contraction
  • Example problems calculations

Day Three:

  • ASME B16.5 pressure-temperature ratings
  • ASME B16.5 Markings/Materials
  • ASME B16.5 Flange Selection
  • Bolting and gasket selection
  • Material Verification for New and Existing Alloy Piping Systems API 578
  • Repairs and Alterations of Piping Systems
  • Welding Repairs (temporary and Permanent Repairs)
  • Inspection, Examination, and Testing API 570 &B31.3
  • ASME IX Welding General Requirements
  • Welding Mechanical Tests
  • Example problems calculations

Day Four:

  • ASME IX Welding Procedure Qualifications WPS & WPQ & PQR
  • Welding Processes
  • Welding Essential &non-essential and supplementary essential Variables
  • P- Numbers& S-Numbers, F-number and A-number
  • Welders test positions & Diameter & thickness qualification and position qualification
  • Alternate F-Numbers and Alternate P-Numbers
  • Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry API 571
  • Example problems calculations

Day Five:

  • Welding Inspection and Metallurgy API 577
  • Hot Tapping and In-Service Welding
  • API 574 Piping Inspection
  • Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)
  • Soil-to-Air (S/A) Interface
  • Corrosion Beneath Linings and Deposits
  • Inspection of Underground Piping
  • ASME Section V - Nondestructive Test Methods
  • Radiographic & Liquid Penetrant & Magnetic Particle AND Visual Test examination
  • Final Practice Exam


  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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