The Authorized Nuclear Inspector Concrete Course (C) is a five-day accelerated course covering the fundamentals of concrete construction and inspection, as outlined in ASME QAI-1, Qualification for Authorized Inspection.
This course will allow those passing the final exam to receive a Nuclear Concrete "C" Endorsment, provided all other requirements of RCI-1, NB-263, Rules for Commissioned Inspectors, are also met.
After attending this training students will be able to:
- Explain air entraining admixtures
- Explain chemical admixtures
- Describe how to review a Mix Design
- Recognize concrete materials
- Evaluate crack repair methods
- Explain fabrication and construction
- Perform construction testing and examination
- Explain nameplates, stamping, and repairs
Each student is required to bring the following materials (currently mandated edition):
- National Board RCI-1, NB-263, Rules for Commissioned Inspectors
- ASME Section III, Div. 2, Nuclear Facility (Code for Concrete Containment)
- ASME Section III, Subsection NCA
- ASME QAI-1, Qualifications for Authorized Inspection
NOTE: The National Board adheres to copyright restrictions of all codes and standards. Students should be aware or know this when registering for National Board training.
Criteria for Successful Completion
As a minimum, for a National Board Certificate of Successful Completion and IACET CEUs to be issued, students must:
- actively participate in classroom assignments,
- have a minimum attendance of 90%,
- complete the course evaluation survey, and
- achieve a 70% or higher on the final examination.
3 CEUs Issued
Who Should Attend
Nuclear Industry Professionals
The final examination is held on the last day of this course. Individuals seeking the related endorsement should reference the Candidate Handbook for further information.
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