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Atlas API 1169 Training Course: Pipeline Construction Inspector

Online training for the API 1169 Exam: Pipeline Construction Inspector

Why Atlas API 1169 Training?

A lot of people recommended that I try the Atlas program. I gave it a shot and I wasn't disappointed. They really helped me narrow down what I needed to study, and focus in on the important information... Thanks to Atlas for being an convenient and affordable option.
Marc Weidner - Phoenix, AZ

Overview of the API 1169 Course Material

This online training course for API 1169 certification is 40 hours long. This is the easiest and least expensive way to prepare for the certification exam. This training is self-paced. You can stop and start whenever you like. You can pick back up where you left off because the stopping point is bookmarked. You can repeat the course or just the lessons that you would like to. You will never be rushed, and you will never be slowed down. Any questions can be emailed to the instructor, and he will answer them. There are graded practice quizzes throughout the lessons along with a timed, practice exam at the end of each. These quizzes will help you become familiar with the kind of questions that will be asked on the actual exam. This is a vital part of training for the certification exam. The practice exam is beneficial in letting you know how well prepared you are. The practice exam has hundreds of questions in a question bank. 100 of these are pulled from the bank of questions each time that you take the practice exam. There are audio flashcards that you can listen to while driving, working, or relaxing.

Training for the API 1169 online is the best option for the busy pipeline professional. The course is available for 120 days after purchase. We can make exceptions to this if you contact us. When you are training for the API 1169 inspection exam, you should not be under pressure to rush through the very course that is supposed to be helping you prepare. Our online API 1169 training system is superior to conventional classroom training. This API 1169 training course is accredited with the AWS for 40 professional development hours (PDH) for the CWI 9 year renewal, CWB Renewal and for Professional Engineers

API 1169 Certification Resources

API 1169 Exam Schedule

Body of Knowledge that will be covered on the upcoming examination.

Publications Effectivity Sheet for the upcoming certification exam.

Course Curriculum

  1. API 1169 - Recommended Practice for Basic Inspection Requirements for New Pipeline Construction
  2. API 1110 - Recommended Practice for Pressure Testing of Steel Pipelines for the Transportation of Gas, Petroleum Gas, Hazardous Liquids, Highly Volatile Liquids, or Carbon Dioxide
  3. API Spec Q1 - Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Manufacturing Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry
  4. API 1104 - Welding of Pipeline and Related Facilities
  5. ASME B31.4 - Pipeline Transportation Systems for Liquids and Slurries
  6. ASME B31.8 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems
  7. ANSI Z49.1 - Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes
  8. CGA Best Practices - Common Ground Alliance
  9. INGAA - Construction Safety Guidelines, Natural Gas Pipeline Crossing Guidelines
  10. ISO 9000 - Definitions only
  11. CFR’s - US Federal Regulations (CFR) & Other Reference Documents

Are you qualified to take the API 1169 exam?

API 1169 Pipeline Construction Inspector Certification requirements are based on work experience acquired within the last 20 years. Education and other certifications may also be needed.

Applicants can qualify in one or more of these categories:

  1. Inspection Experience (pipeline or general oil and gas)
  2. Non-Inspection Pipeline Experience
  3. General Oil & Gas Industry Experience
  4. Other Heavy Industry Experience

Determine which category applies to you and then provide the information that is required.

  1. The minimum amount of experience/education needed to qualify MUST be documented on your application.
  2. If you are using education or certification to help you qualify, then official documentation (in the English language) will need to be uploaded into your application.

INSPECTION EXPERIENCE

Experience Required Years of Experience Plus Education
PIPELINE INSPECTION
Experience acquired in areas such as Utility inspection, Pressure/Leak Testing, Welding Inspection, Coating Inspection, Safety Inspection
3 years Any or no education
2 years BS or 2-year degree in a technical discipline, engineering or technology
OR
2 years of military service in a technical role
GENERAL OIL & GAS INSPECTION
Experience acquired in areas such as: Equipment Inspection, NDT, In-service Inspection, Visual Inspection, Welding Inspection, Pressure/Leak Testing, Inspection of Aboveground Storage Tanks, Piping or Pressure Vessels, Manufacturing/Source Inspection
3 years BS or 2-year degree in a technical discipline, engineering or technology
OR
2 years of military service in a technical role
4 years High School, GED or no education

NON-INSPECTION PIPELINE EXPERIENCE

Experience Required Years of Experience Plus Education
Experience acquired in areas such as: Pipeline Construction, Pipeline Surveyor, Pipeline Operation, Welding, Fitting, Coating, Operation of Heavy Equipment, Pipeline Safety Supervisor 4 years BS or 2-year degree in a technical discipline, engineering or technology
OR
2 years of military service in a technical role
5 years High School, GED or no education

GENERAL OIL & GAS INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Experience Required Years of Experience Plus Education Plus Certification
Experience acquired at any petrochemical facility, such as refinery or petrochemical plants. Experience may relate to: Operation, Construction and repair of petrochemical equipment. Total of 4 years which includes at least 1 year of Pipeline Specific experience Any or no education Level II or greater - from any of the following:
  • AWS, CWB
  • NACE
  • API
  • ASNT
6 years Any or no education Any certification - Level II or greater - from any of the following:
  • AWS, CWB
  • NACE
  • API
  • ASNT

OTHER HEAVY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Experience Required Years of Experience Plus Education Plus Certification
Experience acquired in industries or areas such as: Road Building, Civil Construction, Mining, Logging, Heavy Equipment Operating, Blasting 5 years BS or 2-year degree in a technical discipline, engineering or technology N/A
8 years Any or no education Any certification - Level II or greater - from any of the following:
  • AWS, CWB
  • NACE
  • API
  • ASNT

Notice and Disclaimer for API training students:

This does not register you for the examination. You will have to register separately at API's website. If you have not already registered for the exam, you need to download an application from the API website listed here.

Atlas API Training presently provides online preparation courses for API 510, API 570, API 580, API 1169, PT, MT and API 653 certification exams.

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