Continuing Education
2310 Centennial Road
105 Student Activities Center
Salina, KS 67401-8196


855-552-0079 toll free

Drilled Shaft Inspection (DSI)


Pass Basic Math test and Basic Inspection class at least 30 days prior to enrolled class date.

Course Description:

This class is designed to provide KDOT inspectors the basic tools to inspect drilled shafts utilizing Kansas specifications. This course focuses on the background behind design construction and repair of drilled shafts and meets the qualification standards required by the Federal Highway Administration.

Learning Objectives:

     How and why drilled shafts are designed

     Geologic issues with all phases of drilled shafts

     The role the inspector will play in the construction of the drilled shafts.

     Equipment utilized

     Construction methods of the installation of drilled shafts

     Specifications for the installation of drilled shafts

     How to handle and who to contact when things do not go as planned.


     Workbook included in course fee



Dates and Locations:

     Feb. 24-26, 2014 – K-State Salina College Center Conference Rm.

You Must Bring:           


     Pen and/or pencil

Class Start Time:

     First day: 1 p.m.

     Second and third day: 8 a.m.

Testing Information:

     Exam: This course requires a written exam.

     Score: A score of 70% or higher is needed to pass.