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Unlocking the API 1169 Test: Your Pipeline Inspection Passport

Welcome to the world of api 1169!

If you're eager to explore the realm of Pipeline Construction Inspection, you've come to the right place. This blog post will provide a comprehensive explanation of API 1169. It will cover the process of signing up for the test, passing the exam, and ultimately becoming a certified safety superstar.


What is API 1169 and How to Sign Up

API 1169 is a prestigious certification managed by the American Petroleum Institute (API). It is specifically designed for Pipeline Construction Inspectors, offering a golden opportunity to enhance your career in pipeline safety. To embark on this journey, you must meet the API's qualification and work experience requirements.

To sign up for the API 1169 test, head over to the API Application Portal. Ensure you check the full list of inspection experience needed to qualify for the exam, as it will help you determine your eligibility. Don't miss this chance to become a certified Pipeline Construction Inspector and pave the way for a fulfilling and rewarding career.


Preparing for the API 1169 Exam

Acing the API 1169 exam requires solid preparation and a thorough understanding of the API-1169 Pipeline Construction Inspector Body of Knowledge. This guide covers the most important topics in the exam, giving you with the essential knowledge areas to focus on.

For an extra advantage, enroll in our exclusive EWN Pipeline Inspector Training Program. Our training materials, study tips, and mock exams will equip you with the confidence to tackle any challenge the exam presents. Plan your test date effectively with the 2023 and 2024 API 1169 Testing Schedule to ensure you are adequately prepared.

If you can't make an in-person exam, you can now schedule a remote exam here

2023 API 1169 Testing Schedule

  • August 11 - September 1, 2023
    (Registration Deadline: June 9, 2023)
  • December 1 - 22, 2023
    (Registration Deadline: September 29, 2023)
See 2023 Schedule

2024 API 1169 Testing Schedule

  • April 5 - 26, 2024
    (Registration Deadline: September 29, 2023)
  • August 9 - 30, 2024
    (Registration Deadline: June 7, 2024)
  • December 6 - 27, 2024
    (Registration Deadline: October 4, 2024)
See 2024 Schedule

What to Expect on the API 1169 Exam

Knowing what to expect on the exam day is essential for success. The API 1169 exam is a 3-hour computer-based test with a total of 115 questions. Only 100 of these questions receive scores, while the remaining 15 serve as pretest questions. Click here to learn more about what to expect on exam day.

Be prepared to demonstrate your expertise in various areas, including:

  • General onshore pipeline construction inspection
  • Inspector responsibilities
  • Personnel and general pipeline safety
  • Environmental and pollution control

API 1169 Practice Test


To familiarize yourself with the exam format, take advantage of the API 1169 Practice Exam before the test day. The tutorial will provide a brief overview of the computer-based testing experience.

Congratulations, safety heroes! By becoming a certified Pipeline Construction Inspector, you're now equipped to play a crucial role in enhancing pipeline safety. Your dedication to safety and excellence will undoubtedly make a lasting impact in the pipeline industry.With your knowledge in API 1169 and understanding of PSMS principles, you're a vital part of the industry's commitment to safety and integrity.

Embrace this certification journey with confidence, knowing that your API 1169 certification is more than just a title. It symbolizes your commitment to ensuring the safety and integrity of pipeline systems.

So, go forth and conquer the API 1169 exam with vigor. Let's work together to create a safer and more secure future for the industry.

#API1169 #PipelineInspection101 #PSMS

Reference Documents on the Exam

The following PDF reference documents will be available to view on the computer during the exam:

U.S. References

Canadian References