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Examination Information

Print Date: 7/24/2024 8:29:27 PM

National Board Inservice Inspector Commission Examination
 
The Inservice Inspector Commission examination reflects inspection situations related to installation and inservice. The examination consists of 85 questions and is administered in one day. NB-331-I, Body of Knowledge for Inservice Inspectors, provides the inspector candidate with specific areas of knowledge that may be included on the Inservice Inspector Commission Examination. 
 
The Inservice Inspector Commission examination is offered as follows:
 
 

National Board Authorized Inspector Commission Examination
 
The Authorized Inspector Commission examination reflects inspection situations related to boilers, pressure vessels and other pressure equipment being constructed in accordance with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (ASME BPV Code). The examination consists of 85 questions and is administered on the last day of the Authorized Inspector Commission Course (AI).
 
A candidate for a National Board Authorized Inspector Commission must attend the National Board Authorized Inspector Commission Course (AI) and receive a passing grade on the examination. The schedule for AI classes may be found on the Classroom Training Courses page. NB-331-NC, Body of Knowledge for Authorized Inspectors, provides the inspector candidate with specific areas of knowledge that will be included on the "AI" Commission Examination, and NB-424, Candidate Handbook for the Authorized Inspector Commission Examination can be found on the Business Center under the Education Center's Classroom Catalog.
 
 

National Board Commission Endorsement Examinations
 
A candidate for a Commission endorsement must attend the appropriate course and receive a passing grade on the examination. The agendas for endorsement courses, Candidate Handbooks, and a Bodies of Knowledge may be found on the Classroom Training Courses page.