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Are you qualified to take the API 510 exam?

如API 510标准的附录B中所述,API 510压力船舶检查员认证的最低限定要求基于与压力容器相关的教育和经验的组合。在过去的10年内,必须在合同或根据API 510中定义的授权检验机构获得此经验。

基于第10版API 510,国家董事会认证不再被认为是通过考试的替代。

Prior to submitting an application, please use the table below to determine if you qualify to take the API 510 exam. The minimum experience required MUST be documented on your application and will be verified after your application has been submitted.


Education 多年的行业经验 Experience Required
工程或技术的BS或更高 1年 如API 510所述的检验活动的监督或履行
2年副学士学位或工程或技术证书 2年 Design, fabrication, repair, operation, or inspection of pressure vessels, of which one year必须如API 510所述的监督或履行检查活动
高中文凭或同等学历 3年 Design, fabrication, repair, operation, or inspection of pressure vessels, of which one year必须如API 510所述的监督或履行检查活动
没有正规教育 5年或更长时间 Design, fabrication, repair, operation, or inspection of pressure vessels, of which one year必须如API 510所述的监督或履行检查活动

1.研究考试

  • 出版物有效表- Questions on the API 510 exam are derived from the publications listed in this document.
  • 知识体系- API 510考试中包含的特定主题列表

2.考试结构

  • API 510考试日期为7.5小时 - 短暂的辅导课程,封闭簿部分2.75小时,午休45分钟休息和3.75小时,拍摄的敞篷部分。
  • There are 170 questions on the exam, of which only 140 are scored. The remaining are pretest questions.
  • There are 110 closed-book questions and 60 open-book questions.
  • View the考试教程在考试前熟悉格式。

3. What Can You Bring Into the Exam

  • 论文,笔记和书籍是not allowedin Prometric’s computer testing centers.
  • 在考试的开放书部分期间,您的计算机将在您的计算机上提供相关代码和标准的PDF文件,并将用英语呈现。
  • 了解有关考试日的更多信息

4.额外资源

  1. API 510压力容器检查员每三(3)年需要申请重新认证。在线申请ICP Portal
  2. You may apply for recertification 90 days prior to the certification expiration date, and for a 90-day grace period after.延迟费用申请到期日后。
  3. 如果申请未在90天宽限期结束时提交,则认证将过期。必须提交新的申请和费用,并且您需要全面调查以进行重新认证。
    • Circumstances such as heavy work schedule or work in other countries or remote areas do not relieve the inspector/examiner of the responsibility to file a timely renewal application.
  4. API 510 inspectors need to demonstrate that a minimum of 20% of time over the most recent three-year certification period was spent performing or supervising pressure vessel inspection activities as described in the API 510 inspection code.
    • 尚未积极参与压力船舶检验实践的检查员将需要进行全面审查。

API 510 Recertification Web Quiz

API 510重新认证出版物有效性表(2019年9月3日开始有效)

  1. API 510 Pressure Vessel inspectors are required to take an on-line, open-book quiz every six years in order to recertify.
  2. 测验在您的到期日之前90天提供,并在90天后的宽限期。Quiz将无法超出此宽限期,或者在您的认证已过期后。
  3. 您可以在提交重新认证应用程序之前或之后拍摄测验。
  4. To take your recertification quiz, or to determine if a quiz is needed for your current certification, log into your account in theICP Portal。如果Web测验到期,则在510个认证页面的顶部将有一个通知,其中链接将带您到测验。你也可以直接去Web测验网关。如果需要测验,您将在粗体中看到粗体的通知,说明需要测验。
    注意:您的Web测验日志是您在ICP门户中登录您的帐户的相同用户名和密码。
    • 每个测验都有25个问题,该问题在过去六年内解决了相关API代码的变化。
    • 您共完成4小时才能完成测验,可能会暂停或中断三次。
    • 如果一旦您能够再次拍摄测验,您将失败。如果您将第二次失败测验,您将无法重新认证。您需要提交一个新的应用程序并拍摄完整版的考试以再次证明。

请联系Inspector@api.org.如果你有麻烦,你的测试。

Certified API 510 Pressure Vessel inspectors must have a broad knowledge base relating to maintenance, inspection, repair, and alteration of pressure vessels. The API 510 examination is designed to determine if individuals have such knowledge.

该认证计划通过帮助:

  • 改善工艺单元操作,维修和维护的管理控制
  • 减少检查延迟的潜力
  • Provide a continued high level of safety through the use of highly specialized and experienced inspectors

API 510 certification is valid for a three-year term.