API 580 Risk Based Inspection (RBI) Training

Asset Optimization Consultants, December 5, 2019

Course Overview

This 2-day classroom training walks participants through the published API Recommended Practice 580 Risk-Based Inspection (3rd Edition) with in-depth discussion and exercises designed to provide students with an understanding of each element of the methodology.

Course Outline

Day 1:

  • Introduction to API 580 (API RP 580 Sections 1-5)
  • The RBI Team and Planning the RBI Assessment (Sections 6 & 15)
  • Collect RBI Data (Section 7)
  • Identify Damage Mechanisms (Section 8)

Day 2:

  • Determine Probability of Failure (Section 9)
  • Determine Consequence of Failure (Section 10)
  • Determine Risk and Communicate Risk Results (Section 11)
  • Plan Mitigation Activates (Sections 12 & 13)
  • Update the RBI Assessment (Section 14)
  • Document the RBI Assessment (Section 16)
  • Review API 580 Assessment Process
  • API 580 Certification / API 580 Exam Preparation

Who Should Attend

This training is intended for engineers, inspection, and maintenance personnel involved with corrosion, process safety, mechanical integrity, and RBI in onshore and offshore process industries such as oil and gas, refining, petrochemical, chemical, and power.

This training will be valuable for inspectors who currently possess certifications such as the API 510, 570, or 653 inspection certification and work for organizations which have RBI programs.

Individuals who are interested in obtaining API 580 certification can utilize this course to supplement their exam preparation efforts.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the essential elements/tasks for an RBI assessment/program as defined in API 580
  • Understand how to implement and sustain an RBI program
  • Identify significant changes in the 3rd edition of API 580, including the required elements
  • Be prepared for the API 580 certification exam

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