General Information

As part of our commitment to provide complete solutions, Process Sensors has partnered with Infraspection Institute to provide infrared training and certification for our clients. Training is available as a stand alone option or may be bundled with your camera purchase. For your convenience, you may choose from open enrollment classes or convenient, web-based Distance Learning.

Infraspection Institute is the oldest independent infrared training and certification firm in the world. Founded in 1980, Infraspection Institute has trained and certified nearly 10,000 thermographers worldwide. With 30 years in business, Infraspection Institute literally pioneered the infrared training industry. During their long history, we have shaped the infrared industry through training, technical consulting, technical publications, research, standards development, and software publishing.

Certification Courses

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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%. Course is approved by the InterNational Association of Certified Home Inspectors and meets the training requirements for their Infrared Certified professional designation and logo.

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.

This course is also offered online.

Prerequisite: None
Tuition fee $1695 USD

Level II Certified Infrared Thermographer INMS-2
Level II Certified Infrared Thermographer® is a five-day course for the application of quantitative thermal imaging and temperature measurement for P/PM, Condition Monitoring, Quality Assurance and Forensic Investigations.

This course covers advanced infrared theory, equipment calibration, error sources, cross-verification with contact thermometers, advanced equipment operation, use of windows and filters, assigning temperature limits and repair priorities, and quantitative report generation.

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%.

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.

This course is also offered online.

Prerequisite: Level I Certification
Tuition fee $1695 USD

Level III Certified Infrared Thermographer Motors3 Copyright
Level III Certified Infrared Thermographer® is a three-day course focused on best practices for infrared inspections and associated activities. This course contains information vital to the long term success of any infrared inspection program.

This course covers advanced topics related to developing, implementing, and managing a successful infrared inspection program. Topics include: latest applications, hardware & software, current industry standards & specifications, OSHA and NFPA safety standards, marketing and promoting an infrared inspection program, thermography as legal documentation, heat transfer analysis software, current industry certification criteria, and how to develop and implement standards-compliant written practices and procedures.

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%.

Classes begin at 8 am daily Monday through Wednesday and include a daily breakfast, refreshments, and lunch. Class ends by 5 pm Wednesday.

Prerequisite: Level II Certification
Tuition fee $1295 USD

Applications Courses

IR Inspection of Electrical Systems
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IR Inspection of Electrical Systems is a two-day theory and application course for the use of thermal imaging to locate and evaluate problems in electrical distribution systems. This is a non-certification course that focuses on this single application. Course attendance may be applied to training requirements for thermographer certification.

This course covers infrared theory, heat transfer concepts, equipment operation and selection, standards compliance, image analysis and report generation. Course completion may be applied toward Infraspection certification or continuing education.

Students are trained to identify and document thermal patterns caused by improper design, workmanship or material failure. Attendees 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, Course Reference Manual and Certificate of Completion. Classes begin at 8 am Monday and Tuesday and include a daily breakfast, refreshments, and lunch. Course ends by 5 pm Tuesday.

This course is also offered online.

Prerequisite: None
Tuition fee $1095 USD

IR Inspection of Electro/Mechanical Systems
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IR Inspection of Electro/Mechanical Systems is a three-day theory and application course for the use of thermal imaging to locate and evaluate problems in electrical distribution and mechanical systems. This is a non-certification course that focuses on these specific applications. Course attendance may be applied to training requirements for thermographer certification.

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. Attendees 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, Course Reference Manual and Certificate of Completion. Classes begin at 8 am Monday through Wednesday and include a daily breakfast, refreshments, and lunch. Course ends by 5 pm Wednesday.

This course is also offered online.

Prerequisite: None
Tuition fee $1295 USD

IR Inspection of Building Envelopes & Roofs
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IR Inspection of Building Envelopes & Roofs is a two-day theory and application course for the use of thermal imaging to locate and evaluate energy loss and moisture problems within building envelopes and insulated roofing systems. This is a non-certification course that focuses on these specific applications. Course attendance may be applied to training requirements for thermographer certification.

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. Attendees 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, Course Reference Manual and Certificate of Completion. Courses begin at 8 am Monday and Tuesday and include a daily breakfast, refreshments, and lunch. Course ends by 5 pm Tuesday.

This course is also offered online.

Prerequisite: None
Tuition fee $1195 USD

IR Inspections for Home & Building Inspectors
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IR Inspections for Home & Building Inspectors is a 16 hour theory and application course for the use of thermal imaging for residential and commercial properties. Designed specifically for home and building inspectors, students are taught how to locate common deficiencies in building envelopes, insulated roofs and building subsystems.

Course provides in-depth and practical instruction for thermographically detecting hidden problems in electrical systems, HVAC systems, roofs, and building sidewalls. Course also covers the how to successfully market, price and sell infrared inspection services. Course attendance may be applied to training requirements for thermographer certification through Infraspection Institute and the InterNational Association of Certified Home Inspectors.

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. Attendees of open enrollment courses 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 Certificate of Completion. Course qualifies for 16 hours of continuing education by the InterNational Association of Certified Home Inspectors and meets the training requirements for their Infrared Certified professional designation and logo.

Classes run from 8 am to 6 pm both days and include a daily breakfast, refreshments, and lunch.

This course is also offered online.

Prerequisite: None
Tuition fee $995 USD