The goal of this optional Supplemental Inspection Certification course is to offer recorded evidence of advanced (beyond the fundamental API 510, 570 and 653 tests) knowledge and skill in the domain of Corrosion and Materials based on API RP 571 information.
“Documentation that confirms that minimal standards for additional qualification in the selected area of expertise have been attained,” according to an API Supplemental Inspection Certification. This would comprise a letter, certificate, and wallet card issued by the API.
The applicants are tested for a higher degree of technical knowledge and expertise in the subject topic, but not for engineering level competencies.
The examination questions are simple and relevant.
Subject matter experts in Corrosion & Materials prepare and review examination materials to ensure that the questions are legitimate and relevant.