ASME Plant Inspector Level 2 – Aberdeen (16th September 2019)

Date: 16th September 2019 - 19th September 2019

Online Start Date: 16th August 2019

Location: Aberdeen

Course Description

For those wishing to progress from Level 1, or for experienced inspectors and engineers looking to expand their technical knowledge, the ASME Plant Inspector Level 2 training course provides an intensive but practical challenge. This course progresses naturally from the level 1 content, albeit with greater technical complexity. It is suited to stakeholders who are responsible for the planning, inspection, assessment, and management of static pressure equipment integrity. The course is designed to cover the in-service processes of the pressure equipment life cycle. Primarily, it is intended to provide the knowledge to compile an Inspection Plan/Written Scheme of Examination and conducting the relevant post inspection assessments.The ASME Plant Inspector Level 2 training course introduces management and planning activities such as Risked Based Inspection and screening of pressure vessels for Non-Intrusive Inspection using the Recommended Practice DNV RP 103. Delegates will be introduced to API 579/ASME FFS-1 and will learn how to conduct Level 1 assessments for localised and general metal loss while being provided with an insight into the applicability and limitations of such evaluations. Lastly, the course provides the necessary knowledge to make Run, Repair or Replace decisions. ASME PPC 2 is introduced to give the repair options, while API 510/570 is introduced for the re-rating procedures.

Module 1 – Pressure Equipment Design and Materials

  • Using ASME VIII Div.1 and PD5500
  • Min. Allowable Stresses versus actual allowable Stress
  • Using material certificates
  • Material properties (Fracture Toughness and Impact Testing requirements)
  • Material compatibility and weldability

Module 2 – Damage Mechanisms and Inspection

  • Wall loss mechanisms
  • Mechanical damage mechanisms
  • High-temperature mechanisms
  • Determining the correct NDT methods
  • Applicability and Limitations of examination methods

Module 3 – Inspection planning and RBI

  • Corrosion Risk Assessments
  • RBI methodologies

Module 4 – Fitness for Service

  • API 579 Part 4 General Metal Loss
  • API 579 Part 5 Localised Metal Loss
  • Applicability and Limitations
  • Damage modes and failure modes
  • Determination to Run, Repair or Re-rate

Module 5 – Repair Selection

  • Determine most suitable
  • Mechanical Repairs
  • Composite Repairs
  • Testing and Examination requirements
  • Temporary repair inspection and recording requirements