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Is it for me?

This course is for you as a plant engineer, non-destructive testing engineer, materials and corrosion engineer, or plant inspector responsible for managing the integrity of ageing process equipment, pipelines, boilers and storage tanks.

It is recommended that you have a knowledge of either the inspection, design, fabrication, operation or maintenance of process equipment and piping, as well as some knowledge of the most common pressure equipment design codes/standards.

What will I learn?

This 5-day course offers an extensive overview of API 570 "Body of Knowledge", corrosion allowances, inspection intervals, joint efficiencies, pressure testing, and impact testing. You will also learn about preheating and heat treatment requirements, remaining life calculations, degradation mechanisms, ASME welding and NDE requirements.

What will I leave with?

At the end of the course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the requirements of API 570 "Body of Knowledge"
  • Understand the requirements for the maintenance, inspection, alteration and repair of in-service metallic piping systems
  • Capable of understanding inspection data and determine corrosion rates, remaining service life and inspection interval
  • Determine minimum thickness and internal pressure requirements for piping systems
  • Preheating and heat treatment requirements

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What else should I know?

  • If booking on a course and examination package, candidates are required to submit a CV so that their eligibility to take the examination is assessed.
  • UK candidates - if you wish to take the examination, a fee of £170.00 + VAT in addition to the course fee shown above will be charged.


This is a five day training course. Your examination is to be booked separately and can be taken at any TWI Training Centre.

Candidates should bring the API examination standard packs before attending the training course. These can be purchased directly from API.

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