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Radiographic Testing Level 1

Why attend this course?

This programme involves RT Theory and Practical training and is  PCN recognised providing excellent preparation for the Level 1 examinations; it meets in full the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation..

Also suitable for employer based certification schemes such as SNT-TC-IA / EN4179 / NAS410.

Course content

  • Basic radiation safety
  • Properties of X-ray and Gamma rays
  • Atomic structures
  • Generation of X-rays
  • Natural and artificial gamma radiation sources
  • Gamma ray equipment
  • Radiographic film
  • Intensifying screens, exposure charts, calculations
  • Techniques for weld and/or casting radiography
  • Darkroom procedures
  • Radiographic quality
  • Application of a written instruction/radiographic technique
  • Specifications and procedures
  • Practical exercises
All students that wish to perform radiography require a valid Basic Radiation Safety (BRS) certificate, this can be included as part of any RT course.

Course details

Duration:

5 days (if BRS already held)
7 days (if BRS not already held)

Code: IETS/RT1

Special note: Candidates must be at least 18 years old and meet the requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations. TDLs/film badges will be supplied to all candidates. We are able to arrange medicals and TLDs if candidates are not currently classified.

Course and examination enquiries

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

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

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