Steel Erection Specialist (SES)
$195.00 $155.00 (Premium Membership)
Steel Erection Specialist (SES)


  • access_time 08:00 hours / 0.80 CEUs


America's 56,000 steel erectors continue to suffer 35 fatal accidents per year, a rate of one death per 1,600 workers. Struck by, caught between, and slip, trip fall injuries are also all too common. Proper inspection of site, as well as use and maintenance of equipment during steel erection, is imperative. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to:

  • Define activities covered by Subpart R (Steel Erection).
  • Understand and explain site layout, site-specific erection plan and construction sequence.
  • Determine hazards associated with hoisting and rigging.
  • Ensure structural stability during the erection process.
  • Understand the importance of falling objects protection, as well as personal fall protection.


The Steel Erection Specialist (SES) Course is a foundational course that requires no prerequisites.

Continuing Education Units:

(0.80) CEUs are offered for this course. As an IACET Accredited Provider, NASP offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. CEUs will be reflected on the Certificate upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam. Partial credit or adjusted CEUs will not be awarded for individuals who do not successfully meet the criteria for achievement of CEUs.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive a certificate. You have two opportunities to pass the exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $95.

Non-discrimination Policy:

NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination. View the full document here.

Proprietary Interest Disclosure:

The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.

Learning Objectives:

Our Steel Erection Specialist Certificate covers:

  • Site Preparation
  • Cranes
  • Structural Stability
  • Overhead Hazards
  • Fall Protection
  • Training
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