Course Information

Rules for Commissioned Inspectors

Delivery: Online
Presentation Style: Documentary
Continuing Education Qualification: None
Approximate Time: 3 hours

Synopsis: This COMPLIMENTARY course is designed to provide an overview of the National Board Standard, RCI-1, Rules for Commissioned Inspectors.

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This course is provided to all students tuition free.

Rules for Commissioned Inspectors, is an online course is designed to provide a detailed overview of all eight parts of the 2017 Edition of the National Board Standard RCI-1, Rules for Commissioned Inspectors.

This course highlights important changes to the 2017 Edition for individuals already working as inspectors, as well provides information to those seeking a National Board Commission and/or Endorsement.

Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, students will be able to:  

  • Explain the commissions and endorsements available.
  • Explain the examinations required to obtain National Board commissions and endorsements.
  • List  the duties of a National Board Inservice Inspector and Inservice Supervisor/Technical Manager.
  • List  the duties of a National Board Authorized Inspector and Authorized Inspector Supervisor.
  • List  the duties of a National Board Repair Inspector and Repair Inspector Supervisor/Technical Manager.
  • Describe the Inspector Diary that must be maintained.
  • Describe the Code of Ethics that must be upheld.
  • Explain the procedure for handling complaints and due process.

Reference Materials
Each student is required to have the following materials (currently mandated edition):

  • National Board Standard NB-263, RCI-1, Rules for Commissioned Inspectors

Criteria for Successful Completion
As a minimum, for a National Board Certificate of Completion to be issued, students must:

  • actively participate in all online course interactions
  • respond to all knowledge check questions