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Penetrant Testing: Level 1

Why attend this course?

Candidates will have the opportunity to use the various techniques on welds, castings and wrought products whilst gaining detailed theoretical and practical knowledge on all the commonly encountered penetrant testing techniques. This course is suitable for beginners and personnel with existing NDT knowledge, this course is PCN recognised and provides excellent preparation for Level 1 and 2 examinations. It meets the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.

Course content

  • Penetrant testing terminology
  • Introduction to the penetrant method
  • Principles of penetrant inspection
  • Penetrant inspection equipment
  • Performance checking
  • Defect detection and evaluation
  • Penetrant techniques
  • Application of a written instruction
  • Relevant standards & H&S considerations
  • PCN documentation
  • Product technology
  • Extensive practical element

Course details

Duration: 4 days

Code: IETS/PT1

Special note: Candidates attempting a PCN examination must meet the PCN/GEN requirements. If attempting an ASNT/EN4179/NAS410 examination the requirements of your company’s written practice must be met.

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

Price
(excl. VAT)

Training course: £580
Examination: £217
PCN levy: £70
Total: £867

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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.

2017

2018

Course and examination enquiries

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

Meet the trainer

Anthony Stubbs - Trainer

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Tony possesses a wealth of not only industrial but teaching knowledge and experience from his time as a high school physics teacher.

Using his experience within metallurgy and manufacturing, he is able to pass on numerous gems of information to his students.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing, Ultrasonic Testing 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8 & 3.9, Eddy Current Testing

Customer feedback

'Excellent course and preparation for PCN Level 2 exam, delivered very well and expertly by Tony - thanks!'

Paul attended Penetrant Testing Level 2 in Sheffield, November 2016

 

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