All trainees seeking Drilled Shaft Inspector qualification must:
Obtain on-site experience in which at least he/she has directly observed, inspected, and recorded the full installation of at least ten (10) shafts under the supervision of a CTQP qualified Drilled Shaft Inspector (DSI). At least five (5) of the drilled shafts inspected shall be on shafts constructed using the wet method.
The course will be 3 days ( Two (2) days of Instruction and a multiple-choice exam on the third day that covers the principles and practices, materials, and equipment used for drilled shaft installation. An open book, written examination, and a proficiency test are administered on the last day. The passing score for the written examination is 70%.