SRW Inspector Course

NCMA and its members promote quality installation to their customers through publications, website resources and education. This Segmental Retaining Wall (SRW) Inspector program provides the SRW community with well-rounded inspection education that ensures the long-term performance of SRWs. You can become an instrumental part to by learning more about SRWs and key check points in inspection through the class What to look out for as an SRW Inspector.

This course is offered both through NCMA’s EDU Online learning system and live offerings through NCMA’s network of members. Find available offerings below.

Questions? Contact Lee Krinzman.


About the Program


This is a first-of-its-kind educational program for inspectors of segmental retaining walls (SRW). It is designed to provide detailed information to inspectors on all things SRW – including terminology, components and best practices for design, plan review and inspection of segmental retaining wall construction. This program is essential for SRW Inspectors and we want to invite you to take the 2.5 hr. training. After completing the course, the attendees will receive a certificate of completion.

To give you an idea of the content here are the learning objectives:

  1. Terminology and components of a segmental retaining wall (SRW) system
  2. Design best practices that influence long term performance
  3. Proper SRW installation practices
  4. Key items that SRW inspectors need to look for
  5. Additional resources available from NCMA

Who Should Attend?


The course is designed for all those engaged in inspection of SRWs. This includes SRW designers, building officials, companies that offer third party inspections and civil engineers.

How About Continuing Education?


The program is not registered with any state licensing boards or AIA/CES. Those who complete the course will receive a certificate of attendance including the amount of hours to complete the course, which could be eligible for Professional Development Hours (PDH).

Calendar/Class Offerings


The online version of this course is available here.

Calendar of live sessions coming soon.