Third Party Examinations
ABSA, the pressure equipment safety authority, is committed to helping individuals
and industry meet their inspection needs in boiler and pressure vessel safety. ABSA
works with the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NB) and the
American Petroleum Institute (API) by administering examinations for these organizations.
The National Board Inservice Commission examination is accepted as meeting one
of the requirements for the Alberta In-Service Pressure Equipment Inspector Certification
The API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector examination is also accepted as meeting one
of the requirements for the Alberta In-Service Pressure Vessel Inspector Certificate
Please note that there is no requirement to hold or maintain either National Board
or API certification in order to hold an Alberta In-Service Inspector certification.
Successful completion of the NB Inservice Commission examination or the API 510 Inspector
examination within 5 years of applying for the Alberta certification is accepted.
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Updated Feb 18, 2010