Certified Pressure Safety Valve Integrity Training (CPSVIP)

A safety valve is a valve that serves as a failsafe route. During the Industrial Revolution, steam furnaces were the first to incorporate safety valves. In the absence of cautious operation, early boilers were prone to explosion. For PSV, spring-loaded and pilot-operated pressure safety valves will be utilized. Pilot-operated relief valves are a subset of pressure relief valves. When the pressure or temperature exceeds predetermined limits, a pressure relief valve (PRV) will autonomously release a substance from a boiler, pressure vessel, or any other system. A rupture disk is a subpar, non-leaking option for one-time emergency use.

AIBM has a “learn to ace” philosophy; our team consists of professional and expert educators who ensure that your abilities and skills are enhanced by effectively acquiring course-specific knowledge. PSVs and Safety Relief Valves are referred to differently and interchangeably in the technical industry. This course aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of PSV’s technical methodologies without compromising safety standards, thereby enabling your business to grow proficiently.

Certification Program Objectives: 

  • Identify and classify the various varieties of PSVs, including conventional, bellows, and pilot-operated.
  • Evaluate and describe productive function and operation procedures.
  • Describe prevalent inadequacies.
  • Identify and assess PSVs that are conventional, bellows, or pilot-operated, testing, and certified for productive operations.
  • Recognize essential elements in strip and refurbishment.
  • Summarize efficiently the reference data and technical recommendations for selecting safety valves for various applications.
  • Cover terminology, standards, codes, fundamental design, troubleshooting, and installation should be thoroughly understood.

Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • 2 – 5 years of relevant work experience

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CPSVIP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.

Certification Modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Pressure Safety Valves (PSVs)
Module 2: PSV Types and Applications
Module 3: PSV Design and Construction
Module 4: PSV Operation and Maintenance
Module 5: PSV Inspection and Testing
Module 6: PSV Troubleshooting and Failure Analysis

* The modules of the certification are constantly updated and are subject to change.

Who Should Do This Certification:

Certified Pressure Safety Valve Integrity Training (CPSVIP) is designed for professionals seeking expertise in the safe and efficient operation of pressure safety valves (PSVs). This certification equips individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure the integrity and reliability of pressure safety valves across various industrial applications. The targeted audience for CPSVIP includes:

  • Pressure System Engineers: Individuals involved in designing, installing, and maintaining pressure systems who want to deepen their understanding of PSV integrity.
  • Mechanical Engineers: Professionals responsible for the mechanical aspects of industrial equipment and systems, seeking specialized training in pressure safety valve operation.
  • Safety and Compliance Officers: Those involved in safety management and regulatory compliance, aiming to enhance their expertise in pressure safety valves and associated integrity measures.
  • Maintenance and Inspection Personnel: Individuals responsible for the regular inspection, testing, and maintenance of pressure safety valves to ensure their optimal performance.
  • Process Safety Professionals: Professionals focusing on process safety in industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, and manufacturing, looking to strengthen their knowledge of PSV integrity.
  • Risk Management Specialists: Those involved in assessing and mitigating risks associated with pressure systems, aiming to specialize in pressure safety valve integrity.

This certification offers comprehensive training modules covering various aspects of pressure safety valves, from their fundamental principles to advanced troubleshooting and failure analysis. By obtaining CPSVIP, professionals can contribute to the safety and reliability of industrial operations involving pressure systems, making a significant impact in ensuring a secure working environment.