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Exciting Things are Happening at CASTI

Not only are we developing a new API 1169 course, but it will also be fully available online. Now you will be able to study from home or work, without having to take time off and travel to a course. More courses will be made available online as they are developed and will include instructor support as well as the latest in education technology. Keep an eye on our website or Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages for more details and launch dates.


Calling All Industry Experts

CASTI is seeking experienced professionals to join our team of subject matter experts. If you have 10+ years of industry experience, work with codes and standards daily, or sit on code committees and would like to join our team, send your resume to employment@casti.ca


Upcoming Courses:

CSA W178.2 Level 1

Welding Inspector Exam Preparation

May 29-June 3
Edmonton, AB

This course will assist exam candidates achieve the CSA W178.2 Level 1 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 for exemption from the closed-book Welding Inspection exam of the CSA W178.2 Level 1 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 Welding Inspection
  • Basic Welding Fundamentals
  • 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

June 20-23
Edmonton, 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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CSA W178.2 Level 2

Welding Inspector Exam Preparation

July 17-22
Calgary, 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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