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Penetrant Testing: Level 3

Why attend this course?

This guidance course is aimed at the PCN Level 3 requirements for Penetrant Testing practitioners. The main objective of the course is to make candidates fully aware of the scope of the examination and level of knowledge required. It will also enable candidates to identify their weak subject areas. Advice will be given on any further tuition required.

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 PT reports
  • Advanced penetrant theory and revision
  • Analysis of procedures
  • Procedure writing
  • Mock examinations

Course details

Duration: Dependent on existing qualifications

Code: RTO/ST9

Special note: Candidates should ideally hold a PCN Level 2 approval in Penetrant Testing as a minimum and have at least 2 years' experience in NDT/Inspection before attempting these courses. See the latest edition of PCN/GEN for the minimum requirements for examinations. Candidates who already hold PCN Level 3 certification in the basic module may opt to take the course which deals specifically with penetrant test information.  

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

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. 

2017

2018

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

"I think your facility was very good. Much better than your competitors"

Paul attended Penetrant Testing Level 2 in Sheffield, March 2017
 

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