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Qualification of Ultrasonic Testing Examiners (Phased Array)

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American Petroleum Institute
Qualification of Ultrasonic Testing Examiners (Phased Array)
1220 L Street, NW Washington
DC 20005-4070


The API QUPA Ultrasonic Testing Examiners (Phased Array) certification exam focuses on the detection and characterization of defects associated with welds in carbon steel or low alloy materials. In particular, defect population may include porosity, lack of fusion, incomplete penetration, center line cracking, root cracks, side wall crack, toe crack, slag, or placebos.

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Work Experience Required? Yes

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>.

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
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