Sub-Surface Inspector

The Subsurface Inspector Certification Course is designed for those individuals responsible in the supervision, performance and recording of subsurface investigations. Recertification is achieved by attending and passing the complete Subsurface Inspector Certification Course. Suggested participants would include contractor and agency personnel who have responsibility for subsurface investigations.

 Certification Process

  1. Complete the Registration Form.
  2. Select a course and register online or forward the completed Registration Form and check to NETTCP to secure a position in an upcoming course and examination.
  3. Attend the Driven Pile Foundation Inspector Course in its entirety.
  4. Successfully pass the written examination.

Course Prerequisites

  1. NETTCP recommends that people attending this course have field experience in “Sub-Surface Investigations.”

Course Outline

The following courses are offered by NHI through NETTCP.  Please click links below to view the NHI course descriptions.  Note: NHI course costs differ from NETTCP course costs.

Course Exam

  1. Written Examination 
    • Open book examination
    • Approximately fifty (50) multiple choice questions
    • Written examination must be completed within two (2) hours.
  1. Passing Grades
    • The passing grade for the written examinations will be a minimum of 80%.
  1. Re-examination Policies
    • A candidate failing the written examination will be required to retake the examination.
    • Only one (1) re-examination will be allowed.
    • Candidates failing the re-examination will be required to retake the entire certification course and examination at full cost.
    • The cost for a re-examination is $100.00 and re-examinations must be completed within six (6) months of the candidate’s initial examination date.

Re-Certification

The Subsurface Inspector Certification Course is designed for those individuals responsible in the supervision, performance and recording of subsurface investigations. Recertification is achieved by attending and passing the complete Subsurface Inspector Certification Course. Suggested participants would include contractor and agency personnel who have responsibility for subsurface investigations.

  • Cost:             $865.00 for Members/$1150.00 for Non-Members
  • Course:         Three days classroom
  • Class Size:    20 – 30
  • Examination: Written

Re-Certification Process

  1. NETTCP Certified Sub-Surface Inspectors wanting to maintain their certification are required to attend a re-certification course in its entirety and successfully pass the written examination. Select a course and register online or forward the Registration Form and check to NETTCP.