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Ultrasonic Phased Array: Level 1 and 2

Why attend this course?

This programme provides detailed instructions on the inspection of ferritic welds/castings/wrought products by the use of phased array ultrasonic testing. Suitable only for holders of current, valid UT certification approved and accepted by PCN. This course is PCN recognised and provides excellent preparation for the Level 2 examinations. It meets in full the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation. The course utilises the latest Technology Design and Olympus phased array equipment.

Content

  • Principles of phased array probes
  • Principles of inspection sensitivity
  • Phased array instrumentation
  • Scanning with phased array
  • Calibration and checks
  • Software for data collection
  • Software familiarity
  • Procedures for verification of flaw existence and position
  • Use of software tools
  • Data analysis

Course details

Duration: Level 1: 1-5 days (+1 day for PCN exam if taken). Level 2: 12 days (+2 days for PCN exam if taken).

Code: RTO/PAUT

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.

Price
(excl. VAT)

Level 1:
Training course: £1,716
Examination: £255
PCN Levy: £70
Total: £2,041

Level 2
Training course: £2,574
Examination: £341
PCN Levy: £70
Total: £2,574

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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

Richard Horsfall - Trainer, Examiner and Level 3 Consultant

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Richard is our lead Advanced UT tutor having joined IMechE ETS in 2013 and has 10 years of standard and advanced NDT teaching experience.

Before training tomorrow's NDT specialists, Richard gained experience within the rail and transport industries as a Senior Turbine Specialist with Alstom.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Ultrasonic Testing (3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9), PAUT, TOFD, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing
PCN Level 3: Ultrasonic Testing, PAUT, TOFD, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing

Customer feedback

"Richard is a very good lecturer that accommodates all candidates with technical and theoretical problems, explaining the solutions well and at a level all can understand"

Jacob attended UT: Phased Array in Sheffield, August 2017

 

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