API 580 Preparation Course

Course Overview

This class is two-day course designed to prepare the participant to take the API RP 580 Risk-based Inspection (RBI) Supplemental Inspection Certification Examination.

This course will be based on the following subjects as provided in API RP 580:

  • The Basic Concepts of RBI
    • Risk Management and Risk Reduction
    • Inspection Optimization
    • Relative Risk vs. Absolute Risk
  • Introduction to Risk-based Inspection
  • Planning the RBI Assessment
  • Data and Information Collection
  • Damage Mechanisms and Failure Modes
  • Assessing Probability of Failure
  • Assessing Consequence of Failure
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Mitigation
  • Documentation

Attendees are required to bring the API Recommended Practice 580.

API states the Body of Knowledge for this examination is the entire API-580 document.

*Early registration is required; pre course study material is provided. Registration must be received at least four weeks prior to the start date of the course. 

*API and ASME Code Books are not provided and are the responsibility of the participant.