API 653 Aboveground Storage Tanks Preparation For Inspection Certification Exam

Presenter: Alex Fereidooni


Dr. Alex Fereidooni has over 20 years experience as both an owner-user and a consultant providing engineering support to refineries and chemical plants, storage facilities worldwide. He is a specialist in Storage tanks, pressure vessel and piping desig…More


The American Petroleum Institute (API) initiated an Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector Certification Program with the issuance of Supplement 1 to API 653, Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction. This program promotes safe storage and material handling of petroleum products in a manner that protects employees, the public, and the environment. The program was developed with the participation storage tank owner/users, and establishes a uniform national program that will assist state and local governments in above ground storage tank regulations.



This course is designed to maximize your success in passing the API 653 Tank Inspector Certification Examination. It includes mock exams and homework assignments, all designed to ensure you are in the best position possible when it comes to writing the exam.



The candidates must be employed or under contract to an authorized inspection agency or user as defined in API 653.

The candidates must have one of the following combinations of education and experience:

  • BSc or higher¬† :¬† 1 year supervision or performance of inspection activities of above ground storage tanks
  • BTech or Matric : 2-3 years Design, construction, repair, operation or inspection of AST, of which 1 year must be in supervision or performance of inspection activities of above ground storage tanks.


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