API 570 Piping Inspector – Manchester (6th October 2020)

Date: 6th October 2020 - 15th October 2020

Online Start Date: 1st July 2020

Location: Manchester

Course Description

Certified API 570 Piping inspectors must have a broad knowledge base relating to maintenance, inspection, alteration and repair of in-service metallic piping systems. The API 570 examination is designed to determine if applicants have such knowledge. The API 570 training certification program benefits employers and the industry by helping to:
  • Provide a continued high level of safety using inspectors specialised in process piping.
  • Improve management control of process unit inspection, repair, alteration and re-rating.
  • Reduce the potential for inspection delays resulting from regulatory requirements.


  • Corrosion rates and inspection intervals
  • Weld joint quality factors and casting quality factors
  • Static head calculations
  • Calculation of minimum thickness for internal pressure
  • Calculate maximum allowable working pressure
  • Preheat and post weld heat treatment
  • Pressure testing procedures and calculations
  • Welding procedure qualification and procedure review
  • ASME V Non-destructive testing procedures
  • Impact testing requirements
  • Linear thermal expansion calculations
  • In-service repairs relating to 570
  • Damage mechanisms as per API 571 (570 selection only)
  • General rules for welding and examination in an API and ASME context


Learning Objectives

  • Successfully pass the API 570 Piping Inspector certification exam
  • Effectively use major codes: ASME B16.5 & B31.3; ASME B&PV Sections V & IX
  • Perform all basic piping calculations needed for the API exam
  • Use API’s codes during inspection, repairs, and alterations of piping
  • Review welding procedures (WPS/PQR) and welder performance qualifications (WPQ)