API 653 Storage Tank Inspector

API 653 – Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector

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API 653 Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector
Get a technically reach training to develop competence on to perform in-service inspection of above ground storage tanks as per API standards. The API 653 Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector must have a broad knowledge base relating to tank inspection and repair of aboveground storage tanks, and will satisfy the minimum qualifications specified in API Standard 653, tank inspection, repair, alteration and reconstruction.

Contents-

Learn calculation as per API 653, gain knowledge in reference standards and
codebooks.
The API examination is designed to assess knowledge of persons performing
inspection on
1. API Recommended Practice 571, Damage Mechanisms Affecting Equipment in Refining
Industry
2. API Recommended Practice 575, Inspection of Atmospheric and Low – Pressure Storage
Tanks
3. API Recommended Practice 577, Welding Inspection and Metallurgy
4. API Standard 650, Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage
5. API Recommended Practice 651, Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Petroleum
Storage Tanks
6. API Recommended Practice 652, Lining of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank
Bottoms
7. API Standard 653, Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction
8. ASME Section V, Nondestructive Examination
9. ASME Section IX, Qualification Standard for Welding and Brazing.

Studying for the exam-

Publications Effectivity Sheet – Questions on the API 653 exam are derived from
publications listed in this document.

 Only the specific sections of publications that are listed on the Publications Effectivity
Sheet will be available to you during the open-book portion of the exam.

API 653 inspectors exams centre-

This exam can now be scheduled either at in-person test centers or through remote
proctoring.
API 653 aboveground storage tank inspectors exam structure:
1. API 653 examination is 7.5 hours examination and conducted in two parts.
2. The closed – book portion: a short tutorial session. 110 questions, 2.75 hours.
3. 3.75 hours open-book portion. 60 open – book questions.
4. 45 – minute lunch break.
5. There are 170 questions on the exam, of which only 140 are scored. The remaining are
pre – test questions.
6. Papers, notes and books are not allowed in prometric’s computer testing centers.
7. PDF documents of pertinent codes and standards will be available on your computer
during the open book portion of the exam and will be presented in english.
Validity of Certification : API 653 certification is valid for a three-year term and is
accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This accreditation
ensures that the exam has been developed to the highest standard for openness
and integrity and meets the rigorous requirements established under the
International Organization for Standardization ISO 17024.
Recertification : API 653 inspectors need to apply for recertification every three (3)
years. For more information, please refer API website.

Main Features

Benefit to Industry:
 
This certification program benefits employers and the industry
as a whole by helping to:
  • Provide a continued high level of safety through the use of inspectors specialized in of
    storage tank.
  •  Improve management control of process unit inspection, repair, alteration and re – rating.
Benefit to Individual:
 
The most recognized professional certification of persons in
the field of in – service inspection of storage tanks.

 

What is target audience?

1. BS or higher in engineering or technology 1 year experience supervision or performance
of inspection activities as described in API 653.
2. 2 – years associate degree or certificate in engineering or technology – Design,
construction, repair, operation, or inspection of aboveground storage tanks, of which one
year must be in supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API
653.
3. High school diploma or equivalent ( +12) with 3 years’ experience in. Design,
construction, repair, operation or inspection of aboveground storage tanks, of which one
year must be in supervision or performance of inspection activities as described in API
653.
4. No formal education – 5 or more years in design, construction, repair, operation, or
inspection of aboveground storage tanks, of which one year must be in supervision or
performance of inspection activities as described in API 653.

Your Digital Badge and  Certificates

Digital Badge

1
API Recommended Practice 571, Damage Mechanisms Affecting Equipment in Refining Industry
2
API Recommended Practice 575, Inspection of Atmospheric and Low – Pressure Storage Tanks
3
API Recommended Practice 577, Welding Inspection and Metallurgy
4
API Standard 650, Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage
5
API Recommended Practice 651, Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks
6
API Recommended Practice 652, Lining of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank Bottoms
7
API Standard 653, Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction
8
ASME Section V, Nondestructive Examination
9
ASME Section IX, Qualification Standard for Welding and Brazing

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Enrolled: 35 students
Duration: 40 hours
Lectures: 9
Level: Professional

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