Scheme - American Petroleum Institute (API) - API 653


Course Code
  • RSI/653
  • 5 Days
  • Self-Assessment
Additional Information
  • N/A
Prerequisites/Entry Requirements
  • School leavers with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with the ability to understand basic Physics and/or, Experienced in Welding Inspection or Verification and/or, Experienced in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Applications
Who Should Attend
  • Developed for personnel with experience in Plant Inspection, Plant Maintenance or Inspection Engineers, who wish to have better interpretation for working to the code, suitable for API 653 examination preparation.
Course Content
  1. API Recommended Practice 571, Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry
  2. Recommended Practice 575, Inspection of Atmospheric and Low-Pressure Storage Tanks
  3. API Recommended Practice 576, Inspection of Pressure-Relieving Devices
  4. API Recommended Practice 577, Welding Inspection and Metallurgy.
  5. API Standard 650, Welded Tanks for Oil Storage, Twelfth Edition
  6. API Recommended Practice 651, Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks
  7. API Recommended Practice 652, Lining of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank Bottoms
  8. API Standard 653, Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction
  9. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  10. Section V, Nondestructive Examination, Articles 1, 2, 6, 7 and 23 (section SE-797 only)
  11. Section IX, Qualification Standard for Welding, Brazing and Fusion Procedures Welders, Brazers, and Welding, Brazing and Fusing Operators, (Welding Only)