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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  

Course and examination enquiries

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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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