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Ultrasonic TOFD Welds: Level 1 & 2

Why attend this course?

This course provides detailed information on the inspection of ferritic steel welds by the ultrasonic time of flight method. Suitable for personnel with existing UT Certification in welds, and recognised by PCN, providing excellent preparation for the Level 1 and 2 examinations. It meets the full training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation. (Note: Level 1 requires a minimum of 40 hours' training. Direct entry to Level 2 requires a minimum of 80 hours).  The course utilises the latest Technology Design and Olympus TOFD equipment.

Course content

  • Ultrasonic theory
  • Theory of diffracted ultrasonic waves
  • Digitisation principles
  • Hardware utilised in TOFD
  • Calibration/setting up of equipment
  • Extensive practical element
  • Analysis software
  • Analysis and interpretation
  • Reporting
  • Relevant standards/PCN documentation

Course details

Duration: Level 1 - 4 days. Level 2 - 8 days. Both include 1 day exam for each level. Each exam level is an additional 1 day.

Code: RTO/TOFD

Special note: PCN qualification is required with a current valid UT Welds certificate by PCN or another recognised body by BINDT. 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.

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