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ASTM International Partners with Codes and Standards Training Institute (CASTI), Unveils First of Many E-Learning Courses+Webinars

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., October 10, 2017 – Today, ASTM International announced a partnership with the Codes and Standards Training Institute (CASTI) and unveiled the partnership’s first e-learning course and webinar: “API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection Code - General Study”. This e-learning course and webinar offer an ideal introduction to the API 510 Code for novices to more experienced personnel working with pressure equipment (

The new ASTM | CASTI© e-Learning Series of online courses and webinars are being built on ASTM International’s new e-learning platform that allows customers to study at their own pace and on any device, including mobile devices, with easy to learn step-by-step explanations of the codes and standards. CASTI’s role in the partnership is to provide training content and subject matter expertise through its 28 years of experience training people worldwide on codes and standards for a number of industries.

This first course and webinar will be quickly followed by others, including API 510, 570, and 653 Individual Certification Program exam preparation e-Learning courses and webinars to assist candidates to successfully pass the 7-hour exams for each certification. This new e-learning and webinar series is aimed to help foster safety, improve engineering and inspection practices, enhance maintenance and repairs, improve specification writing and purchasing decisions, and much more!

ASTM | CASTI e-Learning Series - Using ASTM Standards©

ASTM | CASTI e-Learning Series - Using Codes©

ASTM | CASTI e-Learning Series - Certification Prep©

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About ASTM International

Committed to serving global societal needs, ASTM International positively impacts public health and safety, consumer confidence, and overall quality of life. We integrate consensus standards – developed with our international membership of volunteer technical experts – and innovative services to improve lives… Helping our world work better.

A World Leader In Codes and Standards Training

Codes and Standards Training Institute (CASTI) was founded in 1982 when John E. Bringas, P.Eng. taught our first course in welding metallurgy. Since then, CASTI has presented over 1,500 courses internationally, specializing in the area of engineering codes and standards (API, ASME, ASTM, CSA, NACE, ISO, and others). The CASTI instructor staff includes members of many codes and standards committees as well as globally-recognized professional engineers with international accreditations.

CASTI technical courses are developed for inspectors, engineers, technologists, designers, supervisors, maintenance, and quality assurance personnel who work for owners-users such as petrochemical plants, refineries, gas plants, power plants, oil/gas pipelines, pulp and paper mills, municipalities, or those who work for engineering procurement companies, inspection companies, fabricators, and regulators in governing jurisdictions.

Our Instructional Philosophy

To ensure the highest quality education, all CASTI courses are developed and taught by highly knowledgeable and experienced instructors. Many of our instructors are or have been Code committee members.

CASTI has also been accredited as an IACET Authorized Provider for more than 10 years, in compliance with the ANSI/IACET Standard that is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. To achieve this accreditation, all CASTI course content and learning management systems are designed, developed, instructed, and assessed by highly knowledgeable and experienced instructors and instructional designers to meet the strict requirements of the ANSI/IACET Standard. As an IACET Authorized Provider, CASTI offers IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for all of its training courses.

At CASTI, we not only teach "what" is in the Code or Standard, but more importantly, "why" it is there and “how” to apply it in industry.

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CASTI Publishing Inc.

CASTI Publishing Inc. was launched in 1992 with the release of the CASTI Metals Black Book - North American Ferrous Data, a metals data book which has sold over 20,000 copies in more than 80 countries worldwide. We now publish the CASTI Metals Data Book Series (2 volumes), the CASTI Handbook Book Series (4 volumes), and the CASTI Guidebook Series to the ASME Codes (4 volumes). These publications are available as traditional printed books and as fully searchable e-books.