American Petroleum Institute (API)

API’s Individual Certification Programs (ICP) have provided the petroleum and petrochemical industries with an independent andunbiased way to evaluate the knowledge and experience of technical and inspection personnel.

These certification programs are based on the industry-developed standards that are recognized and used with
confidence worldwide.
ICP testing, developed in partnership with industry leaders, confirms that certified inspectors and personnel will demonstrate competence in content areas that are relevant to their practices.
API certified inspectors and personnel are recognized worldwide as professionals who are fully knowledgeable of the relevant industry inspection codes and standards, and who are capable of performing their jobs in accordance with the latest and most acceptable industry inspection practices.
API certification allows qualified personnel to establish a career path and make valuable contributions to the safety and quality of industry operations.

API Inspector Programs:
o API 510 (Pressure Vessels)
o API 653 (Pipping and pipelines)
o API 570 (Storage Tanks)
o API 580 (Risk Based Inspection)
o API 571 (Damaged Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment)
o API 1169 (Pipeline Construction Inspector)
o API 936 (Refractory Installation)
o API SIFE (Source Inspector Fixed Equipment)