Level I Certified Infrared Thermographer® is a five-day course for the application of qualitative thermal imaging for P/PM, Condition Assessment, Condition Monitoring, Quality Assurance, Forensic Investigations, and Building Sciences.
This course covers infrared theory, heat transfer concepts, equipment operation and selection, standards compliance, image analysis, and report generation.
Students are trained to identify and document thermal patterns caused by improper design, workmanship, or material failure. Specific applications include: electrical distribution systems, mechanical systems, steam systems, refractory systems, underground piping, active thermography, building envelopes, and flat roofs.
Students are encouraged to bring their own imager for individualized training or to learn how to use it more effectively.
Course tuition includes all course presentations, Student Reference Manual, and Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographer® exam. Certification card and diploma issued with passing grade of 80%.
This course is eligible for 40 NETA Continuing Technical Development Credits (CTDs). NETA Certified Technicians (Level III and Level IV) are required to earn a minimum of 48 CTDs every three years to maintain their certification.
Course is approved by the InterNational Association of Certified Home Inspectors for 32 hours of continuing education and meets the training requirements for their Infrared Certified professional designation and logo.
Course is also approved for 32 Continuing Education Hours (CEH) by RCI, Inc.
Course completion and passing grade on certification exam qualify for 20 points toward initial membership in the Infraspection Institute Master Thermographer® program.
Classes begin at 8 am daily Monday through Friday and include a daily breakfast, refreshments, and lunch Monday through Thursday. Class ends by noon Friday.
US Armed Forces veterans may qualify for a partial tuition scholarship through the Christopher Seffrin Memorial Scholarship for Veterans. Application for scholarship may be made at the time of course registration by clicking the indicated check box on the course registration page.
Tuition fee $1795 USD
This course is also available through our Distance Learning Program.