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The New Online Education Center

Our Education Center -- located within the National Board's Business Center -- is the new home for all National Board online training.

A complete list of online training courses is available on the Education Center, under the Training Catalog menu. Courses are listed alphabetically, but may be sorted by category.

In addition to taking online training courses, students may also print training transcripts and certificates, update their contact information, and review a list of upcoming instructor-led training classes in which they may be enrolled.

Continuing Education
Which course should I take to renew my credential?

Click to visit the Online Catalog.


Education Center
Student Accounts

Please click the Forgot User ID or Password link on the Education Center or email to retrieve your account information.

 Computer/Browser Requirements 

To properly load, navigate, and record your progress when taking our online training courses, you will need the following installed on your computer:

  • Windows platform (Apple products are not compatible nor supported by the Help Desk)
  • JavaScript and cookies must be enabled in your browser settings
  • Pop-Up Blockers must be turned OFF
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP or higher
  • Macromedia Flash 9.0 or higher (1MB disk space needed to install)
  • An SVGA monitor with minimum screen resolution 1024x768, with 16-bit color
  • A sound card, and either speakers or headphones (for multi-media audio)
  • Broadband internet access is recommended
  • Third-party toolbars may need to be temporarily disabled if experiencing issues launching or tracking online courses

Recommended Browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.0 or higher (or Edge browser)
  • Firefox 10 or higher
  • Google Chrome 24 or higher


 Online Help Desk 

The training department staff offers online training help desk assistance for students experiencing problems with student accounts, enrollments, computer/browser compatibility requirements, etc. Students may contact the help desk via email at, or by calling 1.614.431.3216 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. EST.

But first, please review our top 10 most commonly asked questions for answers.

Styles of Online Training

All National Board online courses are developed using one of three presentation styles: Documentary, Evaluation, and Summary/Synopsis. Each style offers a different method of delivering course material--all geared toward adult learning. To learn more, Click!

Courses in Development

New courses are always being developed by the training department. The following titles are currently underway:

The Inspector's Diary

Welding Symbols for Inspectors

Completing National Board Repair "R" Forms

Inspection of Modular Boilers

Concrete Construction

Spanish Language Courses

EnginZone Logo In partnership with EnginZone in Lima, Peru, the National Board Inspection Code Part 1, 2, and 3 courses are offered in Spanish. The ASME Code Reading Primer course is also available in Spanish. For students interested, please email or call (51)(1)205.5515.


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