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CSA W178.2 Level 2

Welding Inspector Exam Preparation

October 31-November 5
Edmonton, AB

This course will assist exam candidates achieve the CSA W178.2 Level 2 Welding Inspector Certification. It is also the objective of this course to prepare exam candidates to write the ASME B31.3 code endorsement exam as part of this certification.

This course is approved by the Canadian Welding Bureau to qualify exam candidates to write a shortened version of the closed-book Welding Inspection exam towards the CSA W178.2 Level 2 Welding Inspector Certification. Click here for more information on exemptions qualification.

This course is designed to maximize your success by providing instructor-led training on the critital parts of the certification exam:

  • Basic Materials Science
  • Advanced Welding Fundamentals
  • Welding Inspection Techniques
  • Practical Visual Inspection and Reporting with a hands-on workshop for visual inspection using weld samples and inspection tools
  • CSA Standard W178.2
  • Product Category and Standard/Code (ASME B31.3)

NOTE: Students are provided with a complete course notebook and access to weld inspection toolkits as a part of this training course. Students should bring a copy of the ASME B31.3 Code but are not required to purchase course textbooks or toolkits.

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API RP 571

Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry

November 7-10
Calgary, AB

This course is intended to help attendees improve safety, reliability, and minimize liability of fixed equipment by learning common damage mechanisms in the refining and petrochemical industry as covered in API RP 571.

To introduce the concepts of service-induced deterioration and failure modes, this course will cover the roles of the engineer and inspector in identifying:

  • affected materials and equipment,
  • critical factors,
  • appearance of damage,
  • prevention and mitigation, and
  • inspection and monitoring.

An introduction to carbon, alloy, and stainless steel metallurgy will be included to facilitate the understanding of these concepts.

This course is intended for all individuals interested in gaining a fundamental understanding of damage mechanisms in metals. It is ideal for engineers, inspectors, designers, and experienced maintenance personnel who are involved in designing, operating, maintaining, repairing, inspecting and analyzing pressure vessels, piping, tanks and pipelines for safe operations in the refining, petrochemical and other related industries. It will also assist with API 579 and API 580 evaluations and benefit API 571 ICP exam candidates.

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API 510

Pressure Vessel Inspector Exam Preparation

December 5-9
Edmonton, AB

Do not delay--API exam application deadline is November 4, 2016!

API ICP exam candidates are expected to have a broad base of general knowledge and experience covering all topics described in the API 510 Body of Knowledge.

This course is designed to maximize your success in passing the API Pressure Vessel Inspector Certification Examination by teaching you to:

  • understand what the API 510 Body of Knowledge requires exam candidates to know;
  • efficiently reference the API and ASME Codes during the API ICP examination; and
  • complete all calculations required of exam candidates during the API ICP examination.

To give exam candidates the best chance to successfully pass the API 510 ICP examination, this training course includes practice exams and an online component that is designed to simulate the actual computer-based API 510 examination experience.

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"During the training course the instructor and the notebook narrowed down the content in 8 codes, making my preparation for the exam more efficient. Thank you John and CASTI!"

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