NIA's Thermal Insulation Inspector Certification

National Insulation Association (NIA), October 4, 2022


NIA’s Thermal Insulation Inspector Certification is a 2-part, 4-day course to educate insulation inspectors on how to evaluate installation work and determine whether it is compliant with mechanical insulation specifications. To become a Certified Thermal Insulation Inspector, class participants must complete both levels and receive a passing grade on the final examination at the end of each level. 

Part 1: NIA’s Understanding Mechanical Insulation course

NIA’s Understanding Mechanical Insulation includes a review of the insulation industry market segments; the need and importance of inspection; the purpose of mechanical insulation systems and why that is important to the inspection process; primary insulation materials and protective coverings; the importance of Safety Data Sheets; and codes, standards, regulations, and guidelines, and how they are intertwined.

Part 2: NIA’s Thermal Insulation Inspector Certification course

NIA’s Thermal Insulation Inspector Certification course includes topics such as the roles and responsibilities of an inspector; the basis of inspection—what are you inspecting to; the inspection process in new construction and maintenance; inspection tools and techniques; common occurrences/ problem areas that may be encountered during an inspection; and inspection documentation and reporting.

Course Dates and Locations

  • October 4-7, 2022 | Houston, Texas
  • November 30-December 1, 2022, and December 7-8, 2022 | Virtual

Who Should Attend

Contractors, inspectors, engineers, plant and facility managers, and anyone who is responsible for tasks that include inspections, quality assurance (QA)/quality control (QC), project oversight, contracts, maintenance, business development, safety, estimating, management, product development, mechanical insulation system design, and specification development. This course is designed for experienced participants and can help companies extend their business offerings to include inspections.

For more information or to register, click here.

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