Welding Inspector Certification
Date: June 1-6, 2015
Location: Fort McMurray, AB
CASTI offers the most comprehensive exam preparation training program aimed at assisting exam candidates to achieve the CSA W178.2 Level 1 Welding Inspector Certification. This course includes hands-on practical workshops as well as prepares exam candidates to write the ASME B31.3 code endorsement exam as part of this certification.
Since CSA W178.2 Welding Inspectors may only conduct inspections to the codes and standards under which they are certified, CASTI also offers additional exam training for code certifications to other inspection standards.
Date: June 16-19, 2015
Location: Calgary, AB
This course examines basic and intermediate methodologies of inspecting and assessing equipment for continued service, the need for more advanced evaluations, and the possible remediations available will be discussed in accordance with the methodologies given in API 579-1/ASME FFS-1. A limited discussion will be presented on advanced methods of assessment.
The role of the inspector in gathering data and evaluating that data will be discussed as will be the role of the technologist and engineer in appraising the data and employing it in engineering calculations.
Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry
Date: June 23-26, 2015
Location: Edmonton, AB
The objective of this course is to improve safety and reliability, and minimize liability of fixed equipment by learning about common damage mechanisms in the refining and petrochemical industry as covered in API 571 are the primary objectives. The roles of the engineer and inspector in identifying affected materials and equipment, critical factors, appearance of damage, prevention and mitigation, inspection and monitoring will be covered to introduce the concepts of service-induced deterioration and failure modes. This course is intended for anyone interested in gaining a fundamental understanding of damage mechanisms in metals.