- Discuss the duties and responsibilities of a bridge inspector and define inspection concepts including personal and public safety issues associated with bridge inspections
- List the inspection equipment needs for various types of bridges and site conditions
- Describe, identify, evaluate, and document the various components and deficiencies that can exist on bridge components and elements
- List design characteristics and describe inspection methods and locations for common concrete, and steel structures
- Identify what preparation the inspector must make prior to the start of work in order to conduct effective inspections
- Describe nondestructive evaluation methods for basic bridge materials
- Demonstrate how to field inspect and evaluate common concrete, steel, and timber bridges
- Create inspection documentation, including a basic inspection plan
Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks.
End of course exam
Upon successful completion of the end of module assessment, students will receive a printable certificate of completion.
After successful completion of this course, you may be eligible for the Bridge Coatings Inspection Specialty.