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Pressure Vessels Inspector Certification

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American Petroleum Institute
Pressure Vessels Inspector Certification
1220 L Street, NW Washington
DC 20005-4070


The American Petroleum Institute (API) initiated a Pressure Vessel Inspector Certification Program to improve management control of process unit operation, repair, and maintenance; reduce the potential for inspection delays resulting from regulatory requirements; and provide a continued high level of safety through the use of inspectors specialized in process equipment. The program promotes self-regulation and establishes a uniform national program that will assist state and local governments in pressure vessel regulations.

Pressure Vessels Inspector Certification Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Either training or work experience required, but not both? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? No

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

Exam Details: Third Party Exam Center

American Petroleum Institute exams are administered through&nbsp;<a title="Prometric" href="" target="_blank">Prometric</a>.

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