The API 1169 Pipeline Inspector certification program was developed in cooperation with industry experts in order to establish an industry-wide credential for the inspection of new construction of on-shore pipelines.
This certification is open to qualified applicants who are seeking to become certified inspectors in API-1169:Recommended Practice for Basic Inspection Requirements – New Pipeline Construction.
Qualified individuals should be knowledgeable about:
- General onshore pipeline construction inspection
- Inspector responsibilities
- Personnel and general pipeline safety
- Environmental and pollution control
API 1169 certification is valid for a three-year term.