API 570 - Piping Inspector Program

The American Petroleum Institute's authorized piping inspectors must have a broad knowledge base relating to maintenance, inspection, alteration and repair of in-service metallic piping systems. The API Piping Inspector Certification examination is designed to determine if applicants have such knowledge

  • The program benefits employers and the industry as a whole by helping to:

  • provide a continued high level of safety through the use of inspectors specialized in process piping
  • improve management control of process unit inspection, repair, alteration and rerating
  • reduce the potential for inspection delays resulting from regulatory requirements

API 570 certification is valid for a three-year term.