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.
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 process piping
- Improve management control of process unit inspection, repair, alteration and rerating
- Reduce the potential for inspection delays resulting from regulatory requirements
API 570 certification is valid for a three-year term.