• July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Full Training Title: Preparatory Training for the API 1169 Pipeline Construction Inspector Certification Examination

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This is a 2 and a half-day intensive and rigorous training program covering API publications and relevant documents to prepare those participants who are planning to attain the API 1169 Pipeline Construction Inspector Certification.

Students are required to bring their laptop to this training.

PDHs Available

  • 20 PDHs available with Certificate of Completion

Who Should Attend?

Those planning on sitting for the API 1169 Certification Examination. Pipeline Welding Inspectors, Pipeline Welding Engineers, Pipeline Welding Supervisors, NDT personnel, and those who wish to understand pipeline QA/QC.

Course Description

This is an intensive 2 and a half day course to prepare you to pass the API 1169 certification exam. The Technical Toolboxes API – 1169 Exam Prep Course covers all information in the current API 1169 Pipeline Inspector Certification program “Body of Knowledge.” This program has been developed to provide full coverage for the API certification exam in the context of the API multiple choice exam format. The training will be invaluable in preparing you for the exam and providing you with an edge to passing. Students will be assigned homework for evening study and practice questions and a practice exam will be given.

Course Outline

Day 1
I. Review of API 1169 Exam – Body of Knowledge
II. API 1169 Publication Effectivity Sheet
III. Review of API 1169
IV. Multiple choice practice tests ( for topics covered on Day 1) and Homework (more practice tests)

Day 2
I. Quick Recap if API 1169
II. Review of API 1104
III. Review of API 1110
IV. Review of API Q1 – (Sections 3-5 only) & ISO 9001 Definitions
V. Review of ANSI Z49.1 (Chapters 4,5,6, & 8)
VI. Review of CEPA Foundation/INGAA : A Practice Guide for Pipeline Construction Inspectors
VII. Review of CGA Best Practices
VIII. Review of INGAA -Construction Safety Guidelines- Natural Gas Pipeline crossing guidelines and Pressure Testing Safety
IX: US References –
a. 49CFR 192,195 and 172,
b. 29 CFR 1910 and 1926,
c. 33 CFR 321 and 40 CFR 300
d. Applicable FERC Regulations
e. 50 CFR Part 21
f. 33 USC Chapter 9
g. Endangered Species Act
X. Multiple choice practice tests ( for topics covered on Day 2) and Homework (more practice tests)

Day 3 – until Noon
I. Recap of all publications covered in Day 2
II. Review of API 1169
III. 50 Point API 1169 Mock test
IV. Grading and Review the test questions with class
VII. Closing

All questions on the API 1169 examination are derived from the references listed in the Publications Effectivity Sheet. Students should bring with them all U.S. documents listed on page one (1) and three (3) of the attached API Effectivity Sheet below. Technical Toolboxes will provide the US CFR’s on page 2. You may consider also bringing a hard copy of the CFR’s on page 2 with you. Practice tests will be given.

Two documents may be accessed on this page:

The Current API Exam Publication Effectivity Sheet for August 2018 to April 2019
The Current API Body of Knowledge for August 2018 through April 2019 exams


  • Course notes in flash drive format
  • Certificate of completion
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Practice Tests
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Venue:   Chesapeake Utilities “Energy Lane” Campus

500 Stover Blvd, Dover, Delaware, 19901, United States