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Pressure Vessel Inspector (API 510)

Pressure Vessel Inspector (API 510)

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Pressure Vessel Inspector (API 510)

API offers a 510 certification through their Individual Certification Program. The purpose of the certification is to identify individuals that possess broad knowledge in maintenance, inspection, repair, and alteration of pressure vessels.


Prerequisite for the exam

Candidates must meet minimum qualification requirements for API 510 Pressure Vessel inspector certification that are based on the combination of education and experience related to pressure vessels. This experience must have been acquired within the last 10 years while employed by, or under contract with, an authorized inspection agency as defined in API 510.


Exam Structure

  • Organization and Certification Requirements
  • Types and Definitions of Maintenance Inspections 
  • Types of Process Corrosion and Deterioration
  • Modes of Mechanical, Thermal, and High Temperature Deterioration
  • Pressure Vessel Materials and Fabrication Problems
  • Welding on Pressure Vessels
  • Nondestructive Examination (NDE) Methods
  • Corrosion and Minimum Thickness Evaluation
  • Estimated Remaining Life 
  • Inspection Interval Determination and Issues Affecting Intervals 
  • Relief Devices
  • Maintenance Inspection Safety Practices
  • Inspection Records and Reports
  • Repairs/Alterations to Pressure Vessels 
  • Rerating Pressure Vessels
  • Pressure Testing After Repairs, Alterations, or Rerating

Exam Format and Information

Exam Name Pressure Vessel Inspector
Exam Code API 510
Exam Duration 7.5 hours
Exam Format Multiple Choice
Exam Type 0
Number of Questions 170 Questions
Eligibility/Pre-Requisite 0

Exam Fee API member fee: $730

Non member fee: $940

Exam Language English
Pass Score 70% and above

Pressure Vessel Inspector (API 510) FAQs

API offers a 510 certification through their Individual Certification Program. The purpose of the certification is to identify individuals that possess broad knowledge in maintenance, inspection, repair, and alteration of pressure vessels.
Candidates must meet minimum qualification requirements for API 510 Pressure Vessel inspector certification that are based on the combination of education and experience related to pressure vessels. This experience must have been acquired within the last 10 years while employed by, or under contract with, an authorized inspection agency as defined in API 510.
1. Organization and Certification Requirements 2. Types and Definitions of Maintenance Inspections 3. Types of Process Corrosion and Deterioration 4. Modes of Mechanical, Thermal, and High Temperature Deterioration 5. Pressure Vessel Materials and Fabrication Problems 6. Welding on Pressure Vessels 7. Nondestructive Examination (NDE) Methods 8. Corrosion and Minimum Thickness Evaluation 9. Estimated Remaining Life 10. Inspection Interval Determination and Issues Affecting Intervals 11. Relief Devices 12. Maintenance Inspection Safety Practices 13. Inspection Records and Reports 14. Repairs/Alterations to Pressure Vessels 15. Rerating Pressure Vessels 16. Pressure Testing After Repairs, Alterations, or Rerating
There will be 170 questions which have to be completed in 7.5 hours in this exam.
The exam consists of multiple choice questions.
The cost of the exam is $730 for API Members and $940 for Non members.
The exam is available in English language.
Passing scores for the exam is 70%. `
You will get 7.5 hours to do 170 questions in this exam.
• Go to Prometric’s website at www.prometric.com/apiexams • Locate a testing center. • Schedule your computer-based test (CBT) location, date and time. • Confirm your exam appointment details.
You may not reschedule or cancel an exam less than five (5) days before a current exam appointment.
No, ICP does not require candidates to take a training class to prepare for exams. It is the candidate’s decision whether to attend training before an ICP exam.
A fee of $70 is charge in order to rescheduled or cancel the exam within 5-29 days prior to an existing exam appointment.
Exam results are typically released 6-8 weeks after the final day of the testing window. Results are emailed directly from Prometric to the email address that candidates provided when scheduling an exam on Prometric’s website.
Refund requests must be submitted to API within three months from the date payment was received by API and prior to the examination window, as set forth below.
The certification process typically takes 2-4 weeks after exam results are released, at which time a paper certificate and wallet card will be mailed to the “Preferred” address in your API account profile.
The certification is valid for a period of 3 years.
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