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API 653 Certification

Preparation
6 12 August 2007
VENUE : IDC Training Room, E-10-25 & 26, Amcorp Business Suites, Petaling Jaya. Malaysia.

INTRODUCTION
Do you need to become an API 653 Authorized Inspector? If so, this class is for you! This class will help you prepare for the API 653 exam. Plus you will gain additional skills and knowledge that are important for your success on the job! We specialize in providing knowledgeable trainers who keep the classroom interesting.

ABOUT MSTS
MSTS is a company specializing in providing the needed practical training for petrochemical pressure equipment inspectors and engineers. Currently, MSTS provides eleven courses specifically designed to help pressure equipment personnel improve their technical knowledge and skills. MSTS instructors are selected for their technical and wake-ability skills. (Wake-ability - the ability to minimize snores during long, boring technical training.)

SPEAKERS BACKGROUND
Mark Smith has worked in the petrochemical industry for 25 years and in the pressure equipment discipline for 16 years. He has been instructing inspection classes since 1992. Certifications obtained include: API 510/570/653. Currently about 150 students per year attend one of his API courses. He is committed to helping each student achieve success.

COURSE OVERVIEW
The course prepares the student for the API 653 exam. The course is an intensive one-week course with a heavy emphasis on the use of the codes and mathematical calculations. This course content includes: Using API 650 & API 653 Performing Tank Calculation Reviewing WPS & WPQs per ASME Sect IX Using other miscellaneous Tank Codes Practice Exam similar to the API 653 Exam

OBJECTIVE
The course provides participants with the knowledge necessary to: Successfully pass the API 653 storage tank inspector certification exam Effectively use major codes, API 650 and ASME B&PV sections V & IX Perform all tank calculations needed for the API exam Use APIs requirements during inspection, repairs, and alterations of tanks Review welding procedures (WPS/PQR) and welder performance qualifications (WPQ)

CLASS PARTICIPANTS
Students should have 3 years of experience at a petrochemical facility and have at least 1 year of inspection experience. There are no required class prerequisites. Students should begin study for the exam about 6 weeks prior to the class. Our pre-class study guide is available to help you focus your efforts effectively.

WHO SHOULD JOIN


This class is designed for pressure equipment inspectors and engineers working in refineries, chemical plants, gas plants, pipeline terminals, and oil fields.

Day One
1) Welcome & Introduction 2) API 650 - Tank Fabrication Code. Understand the following key concepts.

Day Two
1) Review Homework from Day 1 2) API 653 - In-Service Tank Code. Understand the following key concepts. Purpose of the Code Scope of the Code Inspection Types & Inspection Schedules Risked Based Inspection (RBI) Suitability for Service Evaluations

Purpose of the Code Scope of the Code Organization of the Code Key tank terminology Uniqueness of major tank components Qualification requirements specified by the Code Fabrication limits Inspection & Testing methods Tips on how to find needed information in the Code

3) API 653 - Calculations & Charts Learn how to successfully determine the following: Corrosion Averaging for a Shell Corroded Area Minimum Thickness of a Shell Corroded Area Minimum Thickness of a Shell Course Maximum Shell Pit Depth Minimum Bottom Thickness at Next Inspection

3) API 650 - Calculations & Charts


Minimum Design Temperature Impact Testing Limits New Shell Thickness RTs of new Shell Welds

Evening Session: API 653 Homework Covers API 653 questions that are typical of those on the API exam and practice all Calculations covered in class. Also complete study Guide The Inspectors Calcs (covers Corrosion Rates, Remaining Life, and Next Inspection Date Calculations)

Evening Session: API 650 Homework Covers API 650 questions that are typical of those on the API exam and practice all Calculations covered in class.

Day Three
1) Review homework from Day 2 2) API 653 - In-Service Tank Code. Understand the following key concepts. Types and results of Tank Settlement Brittle Fracture Evaluation for Existing Tanks Requirements and Limits of Bottom Repairs Requirements and Limits of Shell & Nozzle Repairs Requirements and Limits of Roof Repairs Design & Erection of Reconstructed Tanks Shell Hot-Tapping Limitations

Day Four
1) Review homework from Day 3 2) API 653 - In-Service Tank Code. Understand the following key concepts. Use of NDE for In-Service Tanks Hydrotest Requirements and Exemptions 3) ASME B&PV Section V - NDE. Understand the following key concepts. Purpose of the Code Organization of the Code RT Techniques Purpose & Selection of IQIs RT Film Density Requirements Key terms discussed in the Code Tips on how to find needed information in the Code

3) API 653 - Calculations & Charts Learn how to successfully determine the following: Shell Repairs - Weld Spacing Limits Bottom Repairs - Weld Spacing Limits Evening Session: API 653 Homework Covers API 653 questions that are typical of those on the API exam and practice all Calculations covered in class. Also start the Study Guide The API 575 Study Guide.

Evening Session: API 653 & ASME Sect. V Homework Covers API 653 & ASME Sect V questions that are typical of those on the API exam. Continue on the Study Guide The API 575 Study Guide. .

Day Five
1) ASME B&PV Section IX - Welding Code: Understand the following key concepts. Purpose of the Code Roles of the Inspector Organization of the Code Welding Positions - Test and Field Testing Requirements and Acceptance Criteria Welder Qualification Process and Restrictions Weld Procedure Qualification Process and Restrictions 2) Review and Evaluate a WPQ (Welder Performance Qualification) 3) Review and Evaluate a WPS (Welding Procedure Specification) and the associated PQR (Procedure Qualification Record) Evening Session: Section IX Homework Covers ASME Sect IX questions that are typical of those on the API exam. Includes evaluating 2 WPQs, and 1 WPS/PQR.

Day Six
1) Review homework from Day 5 2) API 651 - Tank Cathodic Protection (CP) Basic Parts of a Corrosion Cell Types of CP (with Advantages & Limitations) 3) API 652 - Tank Coatings Types of Coatings (with Advantages/Limitations) Causes of Lining Failure Coating Installation Requirements Evening Session: API 651 & 652 Homework Covers API 651 & 652 questions that are typical of those on the API exam. Continue on the Study Guide The API 575 Study Guide.

Day Seven
1) Review Homework from Day 6 2) Final Review Answer Students Questions 3) Practice Exam
Closed Book Exam similar to the API 653 Exam Open Book Exam similar to the API 653 Exam Evaluate one WPS/PQR

Daily Schedule NOTES


This is an intense course with daily homework and a final exam. A pre-class study guide is issued to direct participants pre-class study. Diligent completion of the pre-class study guide is strongly recommended. Download pre-class Study Guide from MSTS website at www.msts-training.com 8:30a.m. - 5:30p.m. (Workshop) 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. (Evening sessions)

Class Size
Enrollment is limited to 20 students.

API APPLICATION
Your certification application must reach API the latest by 30 May 2007. You can obtain an application form at APIs web-site, or from IDC. All applications submitted through IDC must reach IDC by 23 May 2006.

Bring to Class
Students should bring to class: a calculator, a straight edge (or triangle), pencils, highlighters, lots of questions, and a CAN-DO attitude. Also, participants must bring the appropriate codes required for the API exam.

API Info
The API Web-site offers some useful information (i.e. application form, sample test question, required code books). Heres the web-site that takes you directly to the data. http://www.api.org/icp

Required Codes For Exam


API Codes: API 575 Inspection of Tanks API 650 Tank Fabrication API 651 Cathodic Protection API 652 Lining of Tank Bottoms API 653 Tank Inspection Code
Note: ASME B & PV Codes: Section V Non-Destructive Examination Section IX Welding Qualifications

See the API website http://www.api.org/icp to determine which editions will be used for your exam.

Organized by:
IDC LANGUAGE & TRAINING HOUSE SDN BHD
HRD Approved Training Provider

MSTS Inspection Training Services

API 653 Certification


Preparation
6 12 August 2007
VENUE : IDC Training Room, E-10-25 & 26, Amcorp Business Suites, Petaling Jaya. Malaysia.

Course Information
Course Fee Information
Group Package Minimum 3 delegates Course Fee (per person) Closing Date RM5,400 USD 1,600 20 July 2007 Early Bird Package Normal Price

For more information please contact :

Helen / Nazh
General Line : 60-(3) 7956 5126 / 60-(3) 7956 5239 / 60-(3) 7956 5298 / 60-(3) 7984 4173 / 60-(3) 7956 5139 Fax Email Website : 60-(3) 7956 1536 : info@idc-training.com : www.idc-training.com
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RM5,600 USD 1,700 29 June 2006

RM 5,900 USD 1,800 20 July 2007

* Inclusive Of Lunches, All tea breaks, Course Materials (excluding code books and examination Fee.) API Certificate Fees
API Member Do you have certifications already? No, I do not have other current API certifications Yes, I have other current API certifications 3-Year Certification Fee Non API Member 3-Year Certification Fee

Daily Schedule
8:30a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Workshop) 7:00p.m.-:00p.m. (Evening session)

USD 600 USD 550

USD 800 USD 750

* Examination fee is subject to changes if the needs arise (from API). * If you require our service to register for the exam, a fee of RM120 / USD50 will be imposed for administration Charges. Hotel Accommodation Information

Status

Hotel Hotel Singgah Sana


Tel:(603)-79565126 Fax:(603)-79561536

Single
RM 100/
Approximately USD 27

Double
RM 115/
Approximately USD31

Walking Distance from Hotel to IDC / Amcorp Mall About 10 mins

3 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

with breakfast RM 149.50/


Approximately USD 41

with breakfast RM 184/


Approximately USD 51

Shah Village
http://www.shahsresort.com Tel:(603)-79569322 Fax:(603)-79557715

About 10 mins Has to go by train, only 1 station away About 10-15 mins

with breakfast RM 166.75/


Approximately USD 46

with breakfast RM 184/


Approximately USD 51

Hotel Armanda PJ
http://www.armanda.com.my Tel :(603)-79546888

With breakfast RM 276/


Approximately USD 76

with breakfast RM 310.50/


Approximately USD 86.25

Hotel PJ Hilton
http://www.hilton.com Tel :(603)-79559122 Fax :(603)-79553909

with breakfast

with breakfast

* Room rate is subject to change if the needs arise from the hotel.

API 653 Certification


Preparation
6 12 August 2007
VENUE : IDC Training Room, E-10-25 & 26, Amcorp Business Suites, Petaling Jaya. Malaysia.

REGISTRATION FORM
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Please Tick Accordingly: (1) Group Package Early Bird Normal Price Minimum 3 Package delegates Course Fee RM5,400 ( ) RM5,600 ( ) RM 5,900 ( ) (per person) USD 1,600 ( ) USD 1,700 ( ) USD 1,800 ( ) 20 July 2007 29 June 2007 20 July 2007 Closing Date Inclusive Of Lunches, All tea breaks, Course Materials (excluding code books and examination fee.) (2) API Member Non API Member Do you have certifications already? 3-Year Certification Fee 3-Year Certification Fee No, I do not have other current API USD 600 ( ) USD 800 ( ) certifications Yes, I have other current API USD 550 ( ) USD 750 ( ) certifications * Examination fee is subject to changes if the needs arise (from API). * If you require our service to register for the exam, a fee of RM120 / USD50 will be imposed for administration charges. (3) Hotel Accommodation Required?

For more information please contact :

Helen / Nazh
General Line : 60-(3) 7956 5126 / 60-(3) 7956 5239 / 60-(3) 7956 5298 / 60-(3) 7984 4173 / 60-(3) 7956 5139 Fax Email Website : 60-(3) 7956 1536 : info@idc-training.com : www.idc-training.com
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Organized by:
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HRD Approved Training Provider

MSTS Inspection Training Services

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