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IMechE Engineering Training Solutions: A New Name For Argyll-Ruane As It Marks Its 50,000TH PCN Exam

By
Peter Croft
January 19, 2016

Following on from its acquisition by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Argyll-Ruane has been integrated into IMechE Engineering Training Solutions, a new, comprehensive NDT and Inspection organisation that provides training, certification and Level 3 Services. Sonaspection Flawed Specimens, manufacturers of custom and standard flawed specimens, also wholly owned by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, will come under the umbrella of IMechE Engineering Training Solutions. The re-organisation enables the organisation to focus its efforts for 2016, providing a truly joined up approach for all of our customers’ NDT and Inspection based requirements.

Based at the newly opened Engineering Training Centre in Sheffield, the NDT Examination department processed its 50,000th PCN exam on 5th November 2015. Over the last 30 years, the organisation has built a successful global network of training partners to deliver a trusted and world-class service in examination services to complement the NDT and Inspection training and Level 3 Consultancy Services.

Managing Director, Mark Dowell commented “in our 30th year, this achievement celebrates the hard work and dedication of Chief Examiner Robin Dawson and the Examination Centre staff that have worked tirelessly over the years to provide the level of service our customers at the training centres in South Yorkshire and Halesowen as well as our partners around the world expect”.

Adding “Whilst we are proud of the milestone, we are fully aware of the responsibility our students and customers place in doing it right. With the opening of the Engineering Training Centre in Sheffield and the state of the art facilities it provides, we are fully equipped for the future and look forward to celebrating the 100,000th”.

2016 dates for the extensive range of NDT and Inspection courses, including those run on behalf of the Institute of Corrosion have been released. Click here for our full range or contact our enquiries team by emailing trainingsolutions@imeche.org or calling +44 (0)114 399 5720 for more information.

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