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Visual Testing Level 3

Why attend this course?

This programme includes a combination of general theory and specific application theory with procedure writing. It is ideal preparation for PCN Level 3 examinations. The courses meet the training hour requirements as specified in the relevant PCN documentation.

Course content

  • Definitions
  • Vision
  • Principles of light and lighting
  • Environmental factors, direct and indirect methods of visual assessment
  • Visual inspection equipment
  • Surface conditions
  • Inspection and testing criteria
  • Codes and standards
  • Current and developing methods in visual testing
  • Digital image assessment
  • Procedure writing
  • Product technology (welds, castings, wrought), in-service and secondary process defects as assessed by the specific application of visual testing

Course details

Duration: 4 days

Code: IETS/L3  

Special note: Candidates attempting a PCN examination must meet the PCN/GEN requirements. This course can be used for ASNT certification routes.

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

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2017

2018

Course and examination enquiries

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

Meet the trainer

Michael Mullins - Trainer, Examiner and Level 3 Consultant

Mick Mullins 

Mick is our resident expert on new and advanced NDT methods with 37 years of experience in NDT. Specialising in the oil and gas industry, Mick joined IMechE ETS in 2005.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, UT: Phased Array, UT: TOFD
PCN Level 3: Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, UT: Phased Array, UT: TOFD
ASNT Level 3: Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Visual Testing

Customer feedback

"I underestimated the course totally and was very pleasantly surprised, I will recommend IMechE Engineering Training Solutions to my company Applus RTD"

Dean attended Visual Testing Level 2 in Sheffield, July 2017

 

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