CSWIP Plant Inspector Online Virtual Academy Course
Is it for me?
This course is designed for you as an engineering, technical, operations, maintenance or inspection operative working within the oil and gas production, chemical process, power generation, utilities, commercial works (vendor) inspection organisation, classification society or insurance company.
What will I learn?
Basics of plant Inspection
Inspection and design of pressure vessels
Inspection and design of process piping
Inspection and design of above ground storage tanks
Common damage mechanisms and inspection strategy
Material inspection and verification
Basics of welding
Non Destructive Examination (NDE)
Fundamentals of Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
Inspection, examination and pressure testing practices
Inspection interval, frequency and extent of inspection
Fundamentals of repair, re-rating and alteration
Fundamentals of painting and cathodic protection
What will I leave with?
The competence requirement for the Plant Inspector is to have knowledge of the following:
Codes and standards commonly used by the industry
Equipment types (pressure vessels, process piping, aboveground storage tanks, and pressure relief devices) and basic materials
Purpose of a Written Schemes of Examination (WSE) and inspection plan
Inspection techniques and principles, including Non-intrusive inspection (NII)
Common damage and degradation mechanisms
Detection and evaluation of imperfections by means of Non-destructive examination (NDE)
Basic code calculations (Corrosion rate, remaining life, MAWP and maximum fill height)
What else should I know?
If you wish to attend the CSWIP Plant Inspection training course, you must submit a copy of your CV for review. Ideally, you would hold qualifications in NDE and weld inspection, however, some flexibility regarding entry requirements can be offered to prospective students who hold academic qualifications and differing approvals/experience.
Examination format The examination is a combination of closed-book and open-book questions at Plant Inspector level consisting of two papers:
100 multiple choice questions (closed book)
25 multiple choice questions (open book)
What happens next? When you have booked your online course, you will receive an email notification with your login details. You will then have 60 days to complete your distance-learning course.
Once you have completed the eLearning course, please contact TES Training Centre to book your examination.
Specifications In order to fully access the distance learning material, you will need the following minimum system requirements:
Latest version of your web browser of choice (if possible) will provide the best experience
Recommended internet speed: at least 0.5 Mbps
Display resolution: minimum 1024x768
Ideal for use on desktops or tablets
This course is eligible for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit hours.