Welcome to the Instructor-Led Classroom Training Catalog!

Checklist for enrolling in classroom training as you review the catalog.
  1. Read the course descriptions carefully to confirm which training is right for you. Enrollments will not be moved from one course to another.
    - Course descriptions include tuition, class agendas, bodies of knowledge, candidate handbooks, and required reference materials.
    - To view the full course description, click the More Info... link under the course synopsis.
  2. Once you determine the course, you can view available Class Dates by clicking the > to the left of the course title.
  3. Classroom Location: Each class date lists the location of either the National Board or Virtual Classroom.
    - When The National Board is listed as the location, students will attend in-person at our campus in Columbus, Ohio.
    - When Virtual Classroom is listed as the location, students will attend by logging into our virtual class via ZOOM.
    - All class times are EASTERN STANDARD time.
  4. Before Enrolling in a class, review the Training Policies and Notices for payment options, our cancellation policy, visa letter information, etc.
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  3. At the bottom of the description screen click the Enroll Now button to go to payment.
  4. Complete payment information the click Enroll. A receipt will be emailed to the email address on your account.
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  • Complete your Business Center Account with your home address, phone number, and email address. These are required for shipping class materials.
  • Examinations for students attending a virtual class may be scheduled once the training is completed. Exam Options include: 1) a National Board Member Jurisdiction, 2) Prometric, our on-demand exam partner, or 3) the National Board Training Center (limited capacity). Detailed information regarding exams will be provided during the class.
Course Name 
Course Description 
ExpandAuthorized Inspector Commission Course (AI)

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Classroom
Code Version:   2023
Related Credential:   AI Commission, PEI ASME Construction
Course Length:  10 days (M-F)
IACET CEUs Issued:  7.2

In-Person Tuition:   $3,200 USD
Virtual Tuition:  
$3,700 USD

Synopsis: This course introduces design, material quality control, and manufacturing process requirements as described in ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Sections I and IV for boilers and ASME Section VIII, Division 1 for pressure vessels. This course exposes students to nondestructive examination, welding, and quality system requirements, and is essential for individuals seeking to perform inspections during construction of boilers and pressure vessels constructed to ASME Code.


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ExpandAuthorized Nuclear Inservice Inspector Course (I)

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Virtual Classroom
Code Version:  2023
Related Credential:   I Endorsement
Course Length:  5 days (M-F)
IACET CEUs Issued:  3.5

Virtual Tuition:   $1,850 USD

Synopsis: This ANII Endorsment course has returned to the calendar as a virtually-delivered training!

The course covers nuclear inservice inspection in addition to jurisdictional and Nuclear Regulatory Commission requirements. Also addressing the National Board Inspection Code, this training  is essential for keeping an Authorized Nuclear Inservice Inspector (ANII) abreast of acceptance standards, nondestructive examination procedures, health physics, quality assurance, welding, and reporting requirements of ASME Boiler and Pressure Code Section IX.


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ExpandAuthorized Nuclear Inspector (Concrete) Course (C)

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Classroom
Code Version:  2023
Related Credential:   C Endorsement
Course Length:  5 days (M-F)
IACET CEUs Issued:  3

In-Person Tuition:   $1,600 USD
Virtual Tuition:  
$1,850 USD

Please contact the training department if interested in this course.

Synopsis: This course covers the fundamentals of concrete construction and inspection, as outlined in ASME QAI-1, Qualifications for Authorized Inspection, with an emphasis on the duties and responsibilities of the Inspector performing related inspections..


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ExpandAuthorized Nuclear Inspector Course (N)

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Classroom
Code Version:   2023
Related Credential:   N Endorsement
Course Length:  5 days (M-F)
IACET CEUs Issued:  2.8

In-Person Tuition:   $1,600 USD
Virtual Tuition:   $1,850 USD

Synopsis: This course covers ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section III, Div. 1, Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components requirements for classification of components and design of nuclear power plant items as it relates to the Inspector's duties and responsibilities. This training also includes sessions on welding requirements, nondestructive examination, impact testing, material requirements, and design.


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ExpandAuthorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor Course (NS)

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Classroom
Code Version:  2023
Related Credential:   NS Endorsement
Course Length:  5 days (M-F)
IACET CEUs Issued:  2.7

In-Person Tuition:   $1,600 USD
Virtual Tuition:   $1,850 USD

Synopsis:  This course discusses the duties of a nuclear technical supervisor; the principles, techniques, and tools used in monitoring inspection activities; the requirements of auditing quality systems; and responsibilities for evaluating tests and examinations. Additionally, students are introduced to radiation health physics requirements.


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ExpandBoiler and Pressure Vessel Fundamentals Seminar

NEW TRAINING FOR 2024!

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Virtual Classroom
Code Version:  N/A
Related Credential:  None
Seminar Length:  3 days (M-W)
IACET CEUs Issued:  0

Virtual Tuition:   $950 USD

Synopsis:  This new training seminar provides a basic understanding of boiler and pressure vessel equipment. Students are taught the fundamentals, including terminology, operation principles, steam, fuel, and hot water systems, combustion basics, feedwater/water treatment, etc.

Although not a prerequisite, it is STONGLY SUGGESTED this training is completed prior to attending the Inservice Inspection Commission (IS) Course.

Students enrolling in an IS class will receive a coupon for discounted tuition when enrolling in this seminar.


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ExpandBoiler and Pressure Vessel Repair Seminar (RO)

Delivery:   Instructor-Led Virtual Classroom
Code Version:   2023
Related Credential:   None
Seminar Length:  5 days, in 4-hour sessions (M-F)
IACET CEUs Issued:  0

Virtual Tuition:   $950 USD

Synopsis:   This seminar focuses on organizations preparing to perform repairs and/or alterations in accordance with Part 3 of the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC), and now includes extended sessions on ASME Code Calculations and Alteration Plans.

This training has been redesigned as a remote presentation delivered over five afternoons (12:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST) to allow students to continue to work and attend training for a week.


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ExpandInservice Inspector Commission Course (IS)

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Classroom
Code Version:   2023
Related Credential:   IS Commission; PEI Inservice
Course Length:  8 days (week 1: T-F; week 2: M-Th)
IACET CEUs Issued:  7

In-Person Tuition:   $3,200 USD
Virtual Tuition:   $3,700 USD

Synopsis: New for 2024... Now an eight day course held Tuesday-Friday the first week and Monday-Thursday the second week!

This course provides a detailed understanding of the duties and responsibilities of those performing inservice inspections. During this course students are also introduced nondestructive examination fundamentals; controls and safety devices; acceptance requirements of pressure relief devices; installation and inspection plans; and stamping and data reports.

Students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to attend the new three-day, virtual Boiler and Pressure Vessel Fundamentals Seminar prior to attending the IS Commission Course. This information will no longer be covered as part of the IS Course agenda.


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ExpandInspector Supervisor Course (B)(O)

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Classroom
Code Version:   2023
Related Credential:   B Endorsement; O Endorsement
Course Length:  5 days (M-F)
IACET CEUs Issued:  2.7

In-Person Tuition:   $1,600 USD
Virtual Tuition:   $1,850 USD

Synopsis: This course is designed to qualify individuals to provide technical supervision of Authorized Inspectors and Owner/User Inservice Inspectors and includes topics common to all supervisors.

The O Endorsement training is only available during the June 2024 class.


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ExpandPressure Relief Valve Repair Seminar (VR)

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Classroom
Code Version:  2023
Related Credential:   None
Seminar Length:  4 days (M-Th)
IACET CEUs Issued:  2.6

In-Person Tuition:   $1,600 USD
Off-Site Tuition:   $1,700 USD

Synopsis:  New for 2024... Now a four day seminar with the an option to take an examination via the Education Center after completing the training!

This Seminar -- geared toward inspectors, quality control personnel, and supervisors -- covers the inspection, assembly, and repair of pressure relief valves. Also reviewed during this training is the National Board VR Accreditation Program as well as the T/O mark for the inservice testing of pressure relief valves.

This seminar is not offered in a virtual delivery format.


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ExpandRepair Inspector Course (R)

Delivery:  Instructor-Led Classroom
Code Version:  2021; 2023 for 2024 class dates
Related Credential:   R Endorsement; PEI Repair Qualification
Course Length:  4 days (M-Th)
IACET CEUs Issued:  2.9

In-Person Tuition:   $1,300 USD
Virtual Tuition:   $1,550 USD

Synopsis: This course provides inspectors performing repair inspections with an understanding of the inspection requirements for repairs and alterations to boilers and pressure vessels.


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