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Magnetic Particle Testing: Level 3

Why attend this course?

This is a guidance course aimed at the PCN Level 3 requirements for Magnetic Particle Inspection practitioners. The main objective of the course is to make candidates fully aware of the scope of the examination and level of knowledge required, while also identifying their weak subject areas. Advice will be given on any further tuition required.

Candidates are required to complete and pass the PCN Level 3 Basic training course before attempting individual methods. More information about the course can be found here.

Course content

  • PCN requirements for Level 3 approval
  • Complementary NDT methods
  • Product technology
  • Quality assurance, quality control and supervision
  • Specifications/procedures and techniques
  • Analysis of MPI reports
  • Advanced MPI theory and revision
  • Analysis of procedures
  • Procedure writing
  • Mock examinations

Course details

Duration: Length dependent on existing qualifications

Code: RTO/ST8

Special note: Candidates should ideally hold a PCN Level 2 approval in MPI as a minimum and have at least 2 years’ experience in NDT/Inspection before attempting the courses. See also the latest edition of PCN/GEN for the minimum requirements for examinations.

Candidates who already hold PCN Level 3 certification in other Basic modules may opt to take the course which deals specifically with magnetic particle test information. Course is for candidates experienced in magnetic particle inspection. Ideal pre-approval course for PCN Level 3 MPI Practioner  examinations covering Basic and Main method.

Price

As this course is based on your own individual requirements, please contact us for a personalised price.

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PLEASE NOTE: WE SOMETIMES GET CANCELLATIONS. IF THE COURSE DATE YOU REQUIRE IS SOLD OUT,  CONTACT US TO REGISTER YOURSELF FOR THE WAITING LIST. 

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Course and examination enquiries

+44 (0)114 399 5720 or trainingsolutions@imeche.org

Meet the trainer

Howard Garlick - Trainer, Examiner and Level 3 Consultant

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Having gained experience within aerospace and fabrication industries, Howard joined IMechE ETS in 2013.

Howard is also leading our Pulsed Eddy Current training course having spent time with Eddyfi at their head office in Quebec, Canada focusing on their Lyft system.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Eddy Current Testing (Welds), Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing, Radiography (Welds), Ultrasonic Testing 3.1, 3.2
PCN Level 3: Eddy Current Testing (Welds), Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Basic Radiation Safety
EN 4179 Level 2: Ultrasonic Testing, Immersion Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Eddy Current Testing

Customer feedback

"Excellent facility and equipment and very clean. The best training facility I have been to, to do PCN courses"

George from Rolls-Royce, attended Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2 in Sheffield, August 2017
 

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