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Weld Inspector: PCN Level 3 training course

Why attend this course?

Ideal for experienced welding inspectors who hold approved weld inspector status in an appropriate certifying scheme, i.e. PCN or equivalent. The course is designed to review, reinforce and develop the additional subjects required for Weld Inspector Level 2 approval.

Course content

  • Technical and supervisory qualities required
  • Quality assurance
  • Auditing
  • Content of NDT reports (theory and practical)
  • NDT capabilities and limitations
  • Assessment of fracture samples
  • Review of all welding/senior welding inspector examination syllabuses
  • Steel metallurgy
  • Crack mechanisms
  • Welding symbols
  • Consumables
  • Practical exercises
  • Examination syllabuses

Course details

Duration: 5 days

Code: RTO/QA17

Special note: Candidates must hold a relevant Weld Inspector approval and refer to the relevant certification documentation regarding all eligibility rules. We strongly advise that all candidates taking the 5 day course allow revision time before attempting the Weld Inspector Level 3 examination. This course does not include training relating to radiographic interpretation, other than an outline (ref: RTO/IR2).

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