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Concrete Examination and Testing

Delivery: Online
Presentation Style: Evaluation
Continuing Education Qualification: C Endorsement, NSC Endorsement
Approximate Time: 2.5 hours

Synopsis: This course is designed to review ASME Section III, Division 2, requirements for examination and testing inclusive of ASTM methods and procedures. Personnel qualification, certification, and verification requirements are reviewed and examined.

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Concrete Examination and Testing, isdesigned to review ASME Section III, Division 2, requirements for examination and testing inclusive of ASTM methods and procedures. Personnel qualification, certification, and verification requirements are reviewed and examined.

In addition, this course reinforces the ANI duties and responsibilities relative to the testing, examination, and placement of concrete constituents and any associated reinforcing and prestressing systems.

Note: This course does not address structural integrity or vacuum box tests.

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

  • Review Terminology specific to concrete as specified in ASME Section III, Subsections NCA-9200 and Mandatory Appendix D2-11.
  • Compare concrete terminology and Code requirements with Authorized Nuclear Inspector (ANI Concrete) duties and responsibilities.
  • Identify personnel qualifications for examination and testing of concrete in accordance with ASME Section III, CC-5000, Appendix D2-V, and ASNT SNT-TC-1A.
  • Describe the various test methods, frequency, and requirements to be performed for different concrete constituents.
  • Explain the examination requirements for reinforcing and prestressing systems.

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

  • ASME Section III Division 1 and 2 Subsection NCA, Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components
  • ASME Section III Division 2 Subsection CC, Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components
  • ASME QAI-1, Qualifications for Authorized Inspection
  • ASNT SNT-TC-1A, Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing
  • NB-263, RCI-1, Rules for Commissioned Inspectors

Note: ASME Code and Standards may be ordered through the ASME website.

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