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  P.O. Box. No. 113949, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

API 510 Preparatory Course – Pressure Vessel Inspector Certification – 7 Days

This course is ideally suited for all inspectors and QA/QC professionals in the oil and gas plants, chemical plants, refineries, and etc. It’s also beneficial for engineers and supervisors in operations, maintenance, inspection, and engineering departments.

An organization who delegate their employee to attend API 510 training course, can gain well-trained employees who will be qualified to pass easily API 510 exam and therefore become technically capable to inspect pressure vessels according to API 510.

The participants of API 510 preparatory course will be certified to set an inspection plan for all the pressure vessels of their organization plants and will be able to investigate and conduct preventive inspection methodologies to protect pressure vessels from various corrosion and cracking mechanisms. This course helps to increase your organization’s revenue by guaranteeing the safe operation of the assets owned and operated.

The 7 days API 510 pressure vessel inspector examination preparation course helps the participant to a better understanding of the design and rules for correct fabrication, inspection, testing of pressure vessels, ASME Section codes and requirements. Our training course is designed to attendees pass the API 510 pressure vessel inspector certification exam.

Upon completion of the API 510 preparatory course, attendees will be able to:

  • Improve management control of the process, unit operation, repair, alteration, and maintenance
  • Reduce the potential for inspection delays
  • Provide continued high-level of safety through the use of highly specialized and experienced inspectors
  • Apply the best practices to the maintenance of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, piping systems, and storage tanks

Duration & Class Hours

The duration of this course is 7 days, as follows:

May 17, 2020 – May 23, 2020

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM GMT Each Day

Training Center Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Who Can Attend The Training?

  • Asset Integrity Engineers
  • NDT Engineers & Technicians
  • In-Service Inspectors
  • Statutory or Regulatory Representatives
  • Inspection Management
  • Engineering Management
  • All Candidates Who Aim to Register for API 510 Exam
  • Fresh Graduated Mechanical Engineers

Course Approach & Material

  • Workshops & Work Presentations
  • Case Studies & Practical Exercises
  • Videos & General Discussions
  • Demonstration of Real Exam Tricks
  • Demonstration of Questions of Previous Real Exams

Course Content

  • Head and Shell Calculations
  • Hydrostatic Test Pressure Calculations
  • Reinforcement Calculations
  • Shell External Pressure Calculations
  • Impact Test Requirements and Determination
  • Development and Review of Welding Documentation
  • Detailed Demonstration of API 510 Codes
  • Best Methodology to Study for The Exam
  • Repairs, Alterations, and Re-rating Requirements
  • Welding and Non-destructive Testing Requirements
  • NDE Requirements

Codes Covered

  • API 510, Pressure Vessel Inspection Code – Maintenance, Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration
  • API 571, Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in The Refining Industry
  • API 572, Inspection of Pressure Vessels
  • API 576, Inspection of Pressure-Relieving Devices
  • API 577, Welding Inspection and Metallurgy
  • ASME, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • ASME Section V, Non-destructive Examination
  • ASME Section VIII, Division 1, Pressure Vessels
  • ASME Section IX, Welding, Brazing, and Fusion Qualifications (Welding Only)
Comments or Questions? Contact us at or +971 52 777 3484 / +91 99401 78882

Registration Guidelines


Payment by Check / Bank Wire Transfer

Please contact our office for instructions on paying by Check or Bank Wire Transfer. Call us at +971 52 777 3484 / +91 99401 78882 or email us at for more details.

Registration and payment deadline is two weeks prior to the opening date of each course.



Attendees may transfer their registration to other participants or transfer their payment to other courses 30 days prior to the course. Registration Transfers must be submitted in writing to There will be a 15% administrative fee applied to each registration transfer or changes. Registration Transfers or changes are not allowed within 30 days of the course start date.



Early Bird Registration: 10% discount applies for registrations paid 30 days prior to the class start date.

Group: 5% per person discount applies when 2 or more employees from the same organization register for the same class.



Cancellations must be made 30 days prior to the class start date in order to receive a refund, minus a 15% administrative fee. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to Cancellations are not allowed within 30 days of the course start date.



Lunch and refreshments are provided for the duration of the course. The course material will be provided by Vegas Consulting.