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API 580 Risk-based Inspection (RBI)

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 Course Overview

API RP 580-2016 (3rd Edition) is the latest update on the Risk-based Inspection (RBI) practice. This code provides guidance on developing a Risk-based Inspection (RBI) program for fixed equipment and piping in the hydrocarbon and chemical process industries. This 5-day course provides participants with a clear and thorough understanding of the basic elements for developing, implementing, and sustaining an effective risk-based inspection program. This API 580 training course covers the following: (1) Definition of RBI, (2) Key elements of RBI, (3) how to implement an RBI program, (4) how to sustain an RBI program.


This 5-day corrosion short course is available for in-house training, on-site training, online and distance learning worldwide. It can also be customized to meet the specific needs of your organization.


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 Course Outline

1. Introduction to Mechanical Integrity and Risk

2. Scope of API 580

3. Terms and Definitions

4. Basic Risk Assessment Concepts

    4.1 Definition of risk
    4.2 Risk Management and Risk Reduction
    4.3 Inspection Intervals and Due Dates
    4.4 Overview of Risk Analysis
    4.5 Inspection Optimization
    4.6 Relative Risk vs Absolute Risk

5. Introduction to Risk-Based Inspection
5.1 Key Elements of an RBI Program
    5.2 Consequence and Probability for RBI
    5.3 Types of RBI Assessment
    5.4 Precision vs Accuracy

    5.5 How RBI Can Help to Manage Operating Risks

    5.6 Management of Risks
    5.7 RBI and Other Risk-Based and Safety Initiatives
    5.8 Relationship with Jurisdictional Requirements


6. Planning the RBI Assessment

7. Data and Information Collection for RBI Assessment

8. Damage Mechanisms and Failure Modes

9. Assessing Probability of Failure

10. Assessing Consequence of Failure

11. Risk Determination, Assessment, and Management

12. Risk Management with Inspection Activities

13. Other Risk Mitigation Activities

14. Reassessment and Updating RBI Assessments

15. Roles, Responsibilities, Training, and Qualifications

16. RBI Documentation and Recordkeeping

17. Summary of Risk-Based Inspection Pitfalls

18. End-of-Course Examination

The end-of-course examination is similar to the API 580 certificatiion examination in both the format and contents. It consists of 70 questions to be answered in 3.25 hours. The passing score is 70%.


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 Who Should Attend


Designers, engineers, inspection and maintenance personnel who are concerned with corrosion, process safety, mechanical integrity, and risk-based inspection in the various industries such as oil and gas, refining, petrochemical, chemical process, power, onshore and offshore industries.


 Registration for This  Corrosion Course


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 In-House Training Corrosion Courses/On-Site Training Corrosion Courses


If you are concerned with corrosion in your business, in-house training or on-site training is a great solution to train a group of employees from design, production, operation, quality assurance, inspection and maintenance, and technical sales and support on corrosion control and corrosion prevention technology. The contents of all corrosion courses can be customized to fit your organization's needs.


There is no minimum or maximum number of participants required for in-house training corrosion courses. We conduct the in-house training corrosion course at your company's premises and at a time convenient to your company.


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 Corrosion Course-On-Demand


All our publicly scheduled corrosion short courses are conducted once a year. However, you do not need to wait for one year if you have missed any of the publicly scheduled corrosion courses as we have this unique corrosion course-on-demand scheme: we will conduct the course just for you on an one-on-one basis at a time and a location convenient to you. This option costs significantly less than a full-scale in-house training program.


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 Online and Distance Learning Corrosion Courses

All our corrosion short courses are available for online or offline distance learning. You can start an online course at any time and learn at your own comfortable pace, whenever and wherever you are. You have around-the-clock access to interactive and media-rich course materials, virtual labs, course instructions, course assignments, and course assessments. Discussions and questions related to the corrosion courses are posted on the website or exchanged through email for a period up to 3 months. Video conferencing or instant messaging can also be arranged for discussions of course topics. For those who do not have ready access to internet, we can send you our online course materials on a CD-ROM or DVD or USB memory stick for offline learning.

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 PowerPoint Slides and Test Banks for Trainers, Instructors, Tutors, University Lecturers and Professors


If you are involved in teaching or training, you may wish to purchase a complete set of the trainer's package for this training course. The trainer's package comes complete with ready-to-use PowerPoint slides (fully editable) and test bank (with answer keys). These ready-to-use PowerPoint slides contain high quality color photographs, illustrations, animations, audio and video clips. The test bank contains questions conveniently grouped into four categories: (1) true or false, (2) multiple choice, (3) calculation, and (4) reasoning and open-ended discussions. The trainer's package is suitable for in-house training and university teaching (30 lecture hours). This is exactly the same package that WebCorr uses to deliver our current training course.

The one-time lump sum fee allows your organization to use the training package and also modify it. For example, your organization may modify the course contents and re-name/re-brand the course under your organizationís name. WebCorr only retains the copyright of the original PowerPoint slides and test banks.


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