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Special Inspection Courses

This course trains you to be a Special Inspector for Structural Steel and Bolting.

Topics include:  Duties and responsibilities, understanding of applicable building codes, reference material and construction practices for bolting of structural steel, identification of materials, proper testing procedures, report writing and structural blueprint reading.

Course Date 07-09-2022 8:00 am
Individual Price $995.00

This course trains you to become a Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector.

Topics include:  Duties and responsibilities, understanding of applicable building codes and reinforced concrete construction practices, identification of materials, proper testing procedures for reinforced concrete, report writing and structural blueprint reading.

Required References for Reinforced Concrete Special Inspection

• 2021 International Building Code
• Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary (ACI 318-19)
• Concrete Manual 2015
• Special Inspection Manual 2018 (Only Required for GR – General Requirements Exam)

Required Exams for Reinforced Concrete Special Inspection

• GR - General Requirements (The GR exam only needs to be taken and passed once, if you have already passed GR for a previous certification you do not need to take it again)
• 47C - Reinforced Concrete Codes
• 47P - Reinforced Concrete Plans

Course Date 07-17-2022 8:00 am
Individual Price $1,295.00
Exam is Saturday August 20th, 2022 in San Diego, CA
Deadline to register is July 3rd, 2022
**This class will only cover the Part B portion of the CWI exam**
Course Date 07-31-2022 8:00 am
Individual Price $695.00

This course trains you to be a Special Inspector for Spray Applied Fireproofing.

Topics include:  Duties and responsibilities, understanding of applicable building codes and reference materials, identification of materials, proper testing procedures for all types of spray applied and thin-film intumescent fire-resistive material, report writing and structural blueprint reading.

Course Date 08-07-2022 8:30 am
Individual Price $495.00

This class prepares you for all three parts of the 6 hour AWS exam, topics include: 

  • General information, terminology, welding metallurgy, welding symbols, destructive and nondestructive testing.
  • Learning your way around the D1.1, how to reference it quickly and how it applies in the field.
  • Use of inspection tools, measuring welds and discontinuities, when can discontinuities be accepted and rejected.

Requirements for Certified Welding Inspector

August 2022 CWI Class Schedule

  • Tuesday August 30, 2022 Zoom meeting 6 pm
  • Tuesday September 6, 2022 Zoom meeting 6 pm
  • Saturday September 17, 2022 1st In-class 8 am
    • Exam application and exam fee ($1115.00) are due
  • Saturday September 24, 2022 2nd In-class 8 am
    • Balance of class is due
  • Saturday October 1, 2022 3rd In-class 8 am
  • Saturday October 8, 2022 4th In-class 8 am
  • Saturday October 15, 2022 5th In-class 8 am
  • Saturday October 22, 2022 6th In-class 8 am
  • Saturday October 29, 2022 Part B Exam
    • Exam Location Innovative Inspection Training facility Torrance, CA
    • Exam Time TBD
  • Saturday November 5, 2022 7th In-class 8 am
  • Saturday November 12, 2022 8th In-class 8 am
  • Saturday November 19, 2022 9th In-class 8 am
    • Final Exam Part A and C

 

$1,195 -  8 week course.

This course trains you to become a certified welding inspector

This class prepares you for all three parts of the 6 hour AWS exam, topics include:

·         General information, terminology, welding metallurgy, welding symbols, destructive and nondestructive testing.

·         Learning your way around the D1.1, how to reference it quickly and how it applies in the field.

·         Use of inspection tools, measuring welds and discontinuities, when can discontinuities be accepted and rejected.

Course Date 08-30-2022 4:00 pm
Individual Price $1,595.00

This course trains you to be a certified Soils Special Inspector.

Topics Include:

- verifying excavations
- classifying and testing of controlled fill
- verifying use of materials, densities, lift thicknesses during placement and compaction of controlled fill inspecting subgrade and site preparation prior to fill placement.

Required References for Soils Special Inspection

  • 2021 International Building Code
  • Geotechnical Testing, Observation and Documentation, Tim Davis, 2nd Edition 
  • Soils, Earthwork and Foundations: A Practical Approach Based 2015 IRC and IBC
  • Special Inspection Manual 2018
    • (Only Required for GR – General Requirements Exam)

Required Exams for Soils Special Inspection

  • GR - General Requirements
    • (The GR exam only needs to be taken and passed once, if you have already passed GR for a previous certification you do not need to take it again)
  • ECC -  Soils Codes
  • ECP - Soils Plans
Course Date 09-11-2022 8:00 am
Individual Price $695.00
This course trains you to be a Prestressed Concrete Special Inspector.

Topics include: Duties and responsibilities, understanding of applicable building codes, reference materials and construction practices for prestressed concrete,  identification of materials, proper testing of materials, documentation of stressing sheets and report writing and reading of structural blueprints and installation drawings.

Course Date 09-11-2022 8:30 am
Individual Price $1,095.00