This course will provide inspectors and analysts with advanced knowledge and skills in Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) based on the framework defined in API RP 580 and in-depth understanding of the calculations performed according to the API RP 581 for fixed equipment and piping.

The course covers both the principles and guidelines for developing an RBI program, as per API RP 580, as well as details of quantitative methods and calculation details as given in API RP 581. Other than that, this enables the participants to understand the safety and economic benefits of RBI implementation in refining and process industries.

It enables the participants to understand the calculation background and principles and help them use the results of an RBI analysis in optimal way. It also covers the standards development and technology improvements and help understand the links to other topics that are dealing with risk and safety in the plant operation.


Course Objective

The course provides participants with the knowledge necessary to:

  • Provide basic understanding of the RBI process for the fixed equipment and piping in refining and process industries, as well as approaches to its implementation.
  • Provide in-depth, in-detail knowledge and understanding of the both qualitative and quantitative approaches in the RBI.
  • Know how to utilize this knowledge for inspection planning and as input for condition assessment of the equipment.


Who should attend?

  • Refining and Petrochemical Engineers & Inspectors; Individuals who are responsible for implementing risk-based inspection programs within the company or plant facility;
  • Plant Engineers, Non-Destructive Testing Engineers, Materials & Corrosion Engineers,
  • Plant Inspectors responsible for managing the integrity of ageing process equipment, pipelines, boilers and storage tanks;
  • Maintenance personnel, operations supervisors, and process specialists who are expected to make decisions regarding the suitability of equipment for continued service;
  • Engineers and inspection personnel from the pulp and paper, oil and natural gas, and chemical industries may also find the course beneficial. A working knowledge of basic equipment is recommended.





Public Training:

Course Date:


Postponed Until Further Notice IDC Training House, Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia


 P/S:  Available for In-House (Upon Request)