NWCEL Northwest Council of Engineering Labs

Become a
Special Inspector

›› Introduction
›› License Types
›› Types of Work


Inspection Courses

Reinforced Concrete:
›› Batch Plant
›› Concrete II
›› Concrete Intensive
›› Pre/Post-Tension
›› Shotcrete Intro.
›› Shotcrete Recert.

Steel & Welding:

›› Steel & Welding I
›› Steel & Welding II
›› Steel & Welding Intensive

Masonry Inspection

Ultrasonic Technician
›› Certification Program

Magnetic Particle Testing Level II

Special Inspector Certification Renewal

Lateral Framing Special Inspection

Proprietary Anchors Inspection

Plan Reading

›› In-Place Density
›› Embankment and Base
›› Aggregate
›› Asphalt II

Plan Reading

Plan Reading

This 4 hour course is intended to familiarize students interpreting structural drawings, with emphasis placed on applying that knowledge and understanding to Special Inspection.

Using multiple sets of structural drawings (provided for use during class) representing commonly encountered designs, layouts and floorplans, students will learn how to effectively interpret and apply content to Special Inspection.

Topics covered will be:

General Notes, Special Inspection Schedule, abbreviations, symbols and notations

Foundation/floor plans, elevations

Typical details, schedules, call-outs

Interfaces with other building materials

Cost:   to be determined based on enrollment

Enroll by emailing nikki@nwcel.org