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Inservice Inspection of Potable Water Heaters

Release Date: August 17, 2018
Delivery: Online
Presentation Style: Documentary
Continuing Education Qualification: IS Commission, O Endorsement, PEI Inservice
Approximate Time: 2 hours

Synopsis: This course addresses the inservice inspection of and code requirements for potable water heaters. The potable water heater is one of the most commonly found items in a boiler inspector's working environment. This course provides the Inspector a solid understanding of what is involved in performing such inspections.

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Inservice Inspection of Potable Water Heaters is an online course  addressing the inservice inspection of and code requirements for potable water heaters. The potable water heater is one of the most commonly found items in a boiler inspector's working environment. This course provides the Inspector a solid understanding of what is involved in performing such inspections.

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

  • Describe various types of potable water heaters.
  • Explain which potable water heaters are typically exempt from inspection.
  • Understand ASME, NBIC, and local jurisdictional requirements.
  • Explain techniques for inspecting potable water heaters.
  • Determine system volumes.

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

  • NBIC Part 1, Installation
  • NBIC Part 2, Inspection
  • NBIC Part 4, Pressure Relief Devices
  • ASME Section IV, Heating Boilers

Note: All Parts of the NBIC can be ordered through the National Board website.ASME Code and Standards can 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