This API 510 training course online is 60 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 the course or just the lessons that you would like to repeat. 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 81 graded practice quizzes throughout the lessons along with a final exam at the end of 17 lessons. These quizzes will help you become familiar with the kind of questions that will be asked on the actual exam. This is a very important part of training for the exam. There are a total of 917 questions including the final exam. The final exam is very helpful in letting you know how well prepared you are. There are three additional practice exams that are available to download. Training for the API 510 online is the best option for the busy industrial professional. The course is available for 120 days after purchase or for three passes through it. We can make exceptions to this if you contact us. When you are training for the 510 inspection exam you should not be under pressure to rush though the the very course that is supposed to be helping you prepare. Our online API 510 training system is superior to conventional classroom training.
This API 510 training course is accredited with the AWS for 60 professional development hours (PDH) for the CWI 9 year renewal, CWB Renewal and for Professional Engineers.
Here is a link to the Body of Knowledge that will be covered on the upcoming examination.
Here is is a link to the Publications Effectivity Sheet for the upcoming certification exam..
As outlined in the Appendix B of the API 510 Standard, the minimum qualification requirements for API 510 Pressure Vessel inspector certification are based on the combination of education and experience related to pressure vessels. This experience must have been acquired within the last 10 years while employed by, or under contract with, an authorized inspection agency as defined in API 510.
Based on the 10th edition of API 510, a National Board certification is no longer accepted as a substitution for passing the exam.
Prior to submitting an application, please use the table below to determine if you qualify to take the API 510 exam:
|Education||Minimum Years of Experience||Description of Experience Required|
|BS or higher in engineering or technology||1 year||Supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API 510|
|2-year degree or certificate in engineering or technology||2 years||Design, construction, repair, operation, or inspection of pressure vessels, of which one year must be in supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API 510|
|High school diploma or equivalent||3 years||Design, construction, repair, operation, or inspection of pressure vessels, of which one year must be in supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API 510|
|No formal education||5 or more years||Design, construction, repair, operation, or inspection of pressure vessels, of which one year must be in supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API 510|
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 . The codes and standards that are needed to prepare can be purchased from several sources online. They are referred to as exam packs. Here is a link for the exam packs.