API 571: Corrosion and Materials

Online Training Course for the API 571 Exam


Overview of the API 571 Exam Prep Course Material

The specialized API 571 Corrosion and Materials Certification is for engineers, inspectors, and industry professional that want a certification that demonstrates a knowledge of damage mechanisms seen in the refining, petrochemical, pulp, and paper industries.

This knowledge of damage mechanisms and proper identification is step one in maintaining safe and reliable equipment. Quality assurance inspectors need to be well versed in the API 571 in order to apply API 510, API 570, API 653, API 580, API 581, and API 579 codes. An understanding of damage mechanisms is necessary when evaluating the remaining life of equipment.

The damage mechanisms covered in the API 571 course material are common to several industries including pulp and paper, refining and petrochemical, and fossil utility.

The Atlas API 571 online training course will provide you with the necessary knowledge to pass the exam the first time.

Please click below for the API 571 damge mechanisms covered in  the Course Curriculum.

API 5701 Corrosion and Materials - Online Traing Curriculum

Below are some of the damage mechanisms covered:

  • Sulfide stress corrosion cracking
  • Reheat cracking
  • Polythionic acid stress corrosion cracking
  • Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)
  • Soil corrosion
  • Sulfuric acid corrosion
  • Wet H2S cracking
  • Graphitic corrosion
  • Mechanical fatigue
  • Phosphoric acid corrosion
  • Caustic corrosion
  • Dissimilar metal weld (DMW) cracking
  • CO2 corrosion
  • Brittle fracture
  • Chloride stress corrosion cracking

Why Atlas API Training?

  • 48 hour money back guarantee eliminates your risk
  • Six month course access provides extended preparation time –
  • 60 hours of online prep
  • over 1600 practice questions
  • Audio Flashcards let you train while driving or relaxing
  • Quiz question banks provide exam type questions with instant feedback
  • Timed/simulated exams prepare you for the real thing
  • Professionally developed courses are created and reviewed by field experts
  • Instructor support is available when you need help
  • Online convenience lets you set your own schedule and study at your own pace
  • Pass on your first try or take the course again for free


Notice and Disclaimer for API training students:

This does not register you for the examination. You will have to register separately at API’s website. If you have not already registered for the exam, you need to download an application from the API website listed here.

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The API 571 Online Training Course: Corrosion and Materials $799

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Included In The Course:

    • Over 390 Practice questions
    • 30 hours of online prep
    • Timed practice exams
    • Practice quizzes with instant feedback

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Please chose from the following API courses for more info, requirements, to purchase and to get started now:


  • API 510 Pressure vessel Ispection
  • API 570 Pressure Piping Inspection
  • API 571 Corrosion and Materials
  • API 577 Welding Processes, Inspection, and Metallurgy
  • API 580 Risk Based Inspection
  • API 653 Tank Repair & Inspection
  • API 1169 Pipeline Construction Inspector
  • Tank Entry Supervisor (TES),
  • Intro Quality Control – Welding
  • API Practice Packs
  • API 19C Proppant processes hydro fracking

Please Note the Following:

Our goal at Atlas is to provide you the necessary tools to pass the certification exam the very first time you try. Many of our students have considered themselves more hands-on when it comes to training courses. After taking our online training courses, these students have discovered that not only is online training a more economical way to prepare for a certification exam, but that online training is just a better way to learn the material. With the online training course, the student can start and stop whenever he/she may want. Students may also progress at their own pace, repeat material when needed, and use the interactive quizzes to train. This is by far the easiest way to study. The Atlas 48 hour money back guarantee means that you can check out the course with zero risks. If you are not happy with your purchase, we will gladly refund your money with no questions asked.