API Inspector Examination Preparation Blended Learning Course


Intertek Industry Services, in conjunction with CKRC Training, have developed a comprehensive 3-month blended learning program using both online study with instructor led facilitation. The courses are designed to maximise API Inspector examinations first time success while minimising the impact that exam preparation will have on your working schedule.

Content is developed to cover all aspects of the relevant API Body of Knowledge online, approved for a specific examination sitting.


Online and accessible for your convenience 24/7 during the 3-month course

Individual students have access to the eLearning course material as well as Skype sessions with the facilitator on our open course programs.

Corporate clients can have a closed program for their inspectors which includes access to a private online hub, Skype sessions with the facilitator as well as 5-day onsite training before the API examination.

API ICP Examinations 2019 Online Course Schedule (3 month duration):


CertificationExam Date Range     Application Deadline  Course Duration
API 510 - Pressure Equipment Inspector20 September - 4 October 201919 July 201917 June - 20 September 2019
API 570 - Piping Inspector     11 -25 October 20199 August 20198 July - 11 October 2019
API 653 - Above Ground Storage Tank 26 October - 8 November 201917 May 201922 July - 26 October 2019


API ICP Examinations 2019 Online Course Schedule (5 week duration):   


CertificationExam Date Range     Application Deadline      Course Duration
API 580 - Risk Based Inspection     5-19 April 20191 February 201911 March - 19 April 2019
API 580 - Risk Based Inspection16-30 August 201914 June 20198 July - 15 August 2019
API 580 - Risk Based Inspection6-20 December 20194 October 20192 September - 6 December 2019


Our suite of API online and classroom courses is recommended for personnel who are involved in or responsible for the maintenance and inspection of pressure vessels, pressurised pipework or above ground storage tanks:


  • Inspectors
  • Engineers
  • Technicians
  • Asset  Integrity Engineers
  • Engineering Management
  • Statutory or Regulatory Representatives
  • Inspection Management 



Being an API accredited inspector gives the global industry confidence that inspections are conducted professionally, with competent inspectors who are knowledgeable in the relevant industry codes and standards.

Failure to successfully pass the API Inspector examination carries reputational and financial consequences, but with an over 90 % pass rate, training program and course material that is updated on a regular basis by our experienced facilitators still active in the industry, you can increase your chance of first-time success while minimising the impact that preparation will have on your work schedule.

About the Instructor:

Our course developer and lead lecturer, Mr. Kevin R. Maley, is a Senior Inspection Engineer/ Authorized Inspector of pressurized equipment and Quality Assurance/ Control Specialist for the inspection, testing, and certification of new and in-service equipment. He has 21 years' experience in fabrication shops, in-service condition inspection and repair of equipment within petrochemical, power, utility, pulp, and nuclear environments (currently focused mainly within the petrochemical field). He is an experienced and patient lecturer who has been directly involved in and responsible for the development of effective and professional training material for API ICP 510,570,553 and 580 inspector examinations since 2007.  Kevin currently maintains his certification in all the primary API ICP certification and holds ASNT NDT Level Ill certification in the MT, PT, RT & VT methods.

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