API 580 Exam Prep Training Course

Risk Based Inspection, 20 hour online exam prep course.

Overview of the API 580 Online Training Course

API 580 Online Course

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API welcomes highly specialized inspectors, engineers, other professionals across the entire petrochemical industry to obtain the API 580 Risk Based Inspection certification as a validation of their profound knowledge of Risked Based Inspection (RBI).

RBI has quickly become one of the industry’s premiere instruments and preferred methods of inspection. The API 580 certification will add significant value to your professional credentials, demonstrating to your employers and clients that you have obtained a high level of proficiency and understanding in this very important field.

API 580 certification is valid for a three-year term.

Current API 510, 570 or 653 certification holders automatically qualify to take the API 580 Risk Based Inspection certification exam.

If you do not hold a current API 510, 570 or 653 certification, then qualification is based on a combination of your level of education and industry experience acquired within the last 10 years.

Prior to submitting an application, please use the table below to determine if you qualify to take the API 580 exam. The minimum experience required MUST be documented on your application.

The API 580 Risk Based Inspection certification exam tests the individual’s knowledge and expertise in the field of Risk Based Inspection.

Questions on the 2017 examinations will be based on API Recommended Practice 580 Risk-Based Inspection, 3rd Edition 2016.

Course Structure:

  1. Purpose
  2. Scope
  3. References
  4. Terms and Definitions
  5. Basic risk Assessment Concepts
  6. Introduction to Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
  7. Planning the RBI Assessment
  8. Data, Information Collection for RBI
  9. Damage Mechanisms
  10. Assessing POF
  11. Assessing COF
  12. Risk Determination
  13. Risk Management with Inspection
  14. Other Risk Mitigation Activities
  15. Reassessment and RBI
  16. Roles, Responsibilities, Training, and Qualifications
  17. Documentation and Record Keeping
  18. RBI Pitfalls
  19. Exam - Practice

Exam Information:

Are you qualified to take the API 580 exam?

As outlined in the Annex A of the Standard, the qualification requirements for API 570 Piping inspector certification are based on the combination of education and experience related to in-service metallic piping systems. 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 570.

Prior to submitting an application, please use the table below to determine if you qualify to take the API 570 exam:

Education Years of Experience Experience Required
BS or higher in engineering or technology 1 year Any experience in the petrochemical industry
2-year degree or certificate in engineering or technology 2 years Any experience in the petrochemical industry
High school diploma or equivalent 3 years Any experience in the petrochemical industry
No formal education 5 or more years Any experience in the petrochemical industry

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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