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Assessment Name: Job: Inspector: Mechanical - UPDATED
Number of Questions: 138
Description: The assessment for mechanical inspectors tests for a strong knowledge of math and print reading, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, advanced inspection tools such as CMMs and optical comparators, locating principles, and a working knowledge of common manufacturing processes. This assessment also addresses common quality initiatives and process control. Test questions are based on class material from the abrasives, electrical systems, inspection, materials, metal cutting, quality, safety, shop mathematics/print reading, and workholding departments.
Instructions: This online test requires uninterrupted access to a computer with an Internet connection. For math-related questions, please have paper and pencils on hand for your calculations. Textbooks, calculators, and other electronic devices are NOT allowed.

The assessment covers the following classes:

Class Functional Area Format Difficulty Version Department
Classes 1 to 10 of 69
Intro to Abrasives 100

This class defines abrasive processes and explains the major groups of abrasive tools.

Machining Online Beginner 1.0 Abrasives
Grinding Processes 120

This class identifies the major types of grinding operations and explains how they are performed on the machine. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Machining Online Beginner 1.0 Abrasives
Electrical Units 110

This class describes how electricity flows and explains the basic units used to measure electricity.

Maintenance Online Beginner 1.0 Electrical Systems
Basic Measurement 110

This class introduces the basic measuring devices used in the shop to ensure part quality. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0 Inspection
Linear Instrument Characteristics 115

This class describes the various characteristics of linear measuring instruments and explains how variation affects the inspection process. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0 Inspection
Calibration Fundamentals 210

This class describes the calibration process and explains how measuring instruments are traced back to national and international standards. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Foundational Online Intermediate 1.0 Inspection
Hole Inspection 240

This class explains different hole characteristics and describes how specific gages are used for different hole inspection applications. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Foundational Online Intermediate 1.0 Inspection
Overview of Threads 150

This class describes the various parts of a screw thread, common thread standards and tolerances, and the various tools used to inspect them.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0 Inspection
Thread Inspection 250

This class provides suggestions and how-to information for inspecting threads with a range of common instruments and gages. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Foundational Online Intermediate 1.0 Inspection
Surface Measurement 140

This class identifies the different types of surface texture and describes how the surface texture of a part affects its use.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0 Inspection