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Continuing Education

Oil Field Thread Inspection

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  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
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Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

If thread inspection is an area of your operations that could use improvement, then this series of courses is for you. The course uses the Gagemaker system of direct measurement to fully inspect any thread regardless of shape or size. Thread theory is presented in detail along with gaging theory. Straight, tapered and rotary shouldered connections are covered. The course provides practical hands-on inspection training with the use of labs that run parallel to the theory portion of the course.

The course instructor is an ISO 9001-2015 Certified Lead Auditor, Certified Quality Technician, and Red Seal Machinist.

A NAIT Oilfield Thread Inspection Certificate will be granted upon completion of the following courses.

Applicants who possess Journeyman Machinists or Journeyman Tool and Die Maker certification or are graduates of the NAIT Mechanical Engineering Technology program will receive advance credit for the following courses: