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New Courses! New Locations! New Website!

2018 has been a very busy year for CASTI, working on projects that we can now share with you. As we look toward 2019, we are happy to announce that we have launched 7 new training courses in partnership with ASTM International, with dozens more to come! We will also be adding classroom courses in the USA, starting with the API 510 ICP Review Session in Houston, Texas. To help you find the training that you are looking for, we are also giving our website a complete redesign. In the coming months you will see new web pages show up as we make this transition. Any feedback would be appreciated and can be sent to

ASTM|CASTI E-Learning Series

To see a full list of courses that we have launched with ASTM International, visit the course listings at More courses, including ASME VIII-1, ASME B31.3, API 570 ICP, and a series of steelmaking courses will be launched soon!

Join Us at the 2019 API Inspection Summit

Join CASTI and ASTM International at the 2019 API Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Summit in Galveston, Texas on January 28-31, 2019. We will be hosting live demonstrations, contests, and prizes to be won.

Can't attend? Don't worry, we will also be giving out prizes through our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages. Stay connected for more details.

Upcoming Courses:

CSA W178.2 Level 1

Welding Inspector Exam Preparation

February 4-9
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 critical 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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ASME B31.3 Code Design Requirements for Process Piping

For Engineers and Designers

March 26-29
Calgary, AB

This is an introductory level design course and the discussion includes an overview of piping flexibility (i.e., stress) analysis requirements but it is not intended to provide detailed instruction on flexibility analysis requirements.

Due to the importance of the Oil and Gas Industry in Alberta, there will be a focus on local Alberta requirements but the course may touch on certain requirements in other jurisdictions as well.

This course is ideal for Engineers, technologist, and designers – working for Owners, EPCs, inspection firms, fabricators, and repair/maintenance organizations who are involved with ASME B31.3 piping systems.

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API 510

Pressure Vessel Inspector Certification Preparation

Available Now
Online / Edmonton / Houston

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. Completion of the e-learning portion of the course is required prior to attending the classroom.

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