Hosted NIA’s Understanding Mechanical Insulation course

NIA’s Hosted Understanding Mechanical Insulation course

You can now host a private class at your facility for your employees and guests!

NIA's Understanding Mechanical Insulation (formerly called Introduction to Mechanical Insulation, and Part 1 of the Thermal Insulation Inspector Certification™ Program) is available as a stand-alone course for those who have some experience in the insulation industry to make them more knowledgeable about mechanical insulation, the industry, and its products

Topics include: a review of the insulation industry market segments; the need and importance of inspection; the purpose of mechanical insulation systems; primary insulation materials and protective coverings; the importance of Safety Data Sheets; and codes, standards, regulations, and guidelines, and how they are intertwined.

You can host a course for your employees, members, or clients. This is a cost-effective way to bring NIA’s Understanding Mechanical Insulation™ course to your location. Hosted courses can be held virtually, or anywhere within the United States or Canada.

Who Should Take This Course

You are qualified to take this course if you have at least 1 year of experience in the following industries: mechanical insulation, commercial and/or industrial construction, process, maintenance, inspection, or related fields.

Hosted Course Benefits:

Cost Savings

The cost per attendee is less than attending a nonhosted training course.

Reduced Travel Time and Expense

Hosting the training at the venue of your choice helps companies save on large travel expenses such as airfare and hotels, time out of the office, and minimizes disruptions to operations and family life.

Continue Regular Routines

Courses are structured to allow attendees to take breaks, check emails, and continue to conduct business. In corporate locations, attendees can still interact with coworkers and advance projects.

Increase the Knowledge of Your Team

Professional development can help raise overall employee expertise. Each attendee taking the course will receive 13 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).


Choose dates that work for you and your team’s schedule.

Tailor Your Hosted Course

This course can be included as part of a broader internal corporate training for your employees. Companies can pair the course with their own leadership or safety training, allowing the flexibility to focus on specific items that are important to your business.

Team Building

A multiday training with employees, representing different job responsibilities, can encourage greater teamwork, awareness, and understanding of each other’s roles within the company.

Invite Key Employees, Engineers, or Clients

You determine who to invite to receive this certification training. Some companies are planning on starting new inspection departments or businesses, and others are strengthening ties with engineering firms.

Interested in Hosting NIA's Understanding Mechanical Insulation Course?

Contact NIA at for pricing and more information. Discounted pricing is available to NIA members, Gold-Elite NIA Foundation contributors, and engineers.