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THE COURSE

Magnetic Particle Testing: Level 1

DURATION

Training course: 4 days
Examination: 1 day

TYPE

Theory and practical training course and examination

CODE

IETS/MT1

Why attend this course?

Magnetic Particle Testing candidates will have the opportunity to use a large variety of equipment on welds, castings and wrought products on this theoretical and practical course. Suitable for beginners and personnel with existing NDT knowledge and PCN recognised, providing excellent preparation for Level 1 MPI examinations. It meets, the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.

Content

  • Magnetic particle testing terminology
  • Properties of magnetic fields
  • Principles of magnetic particle inspection
  • Magnetic particle inspection equipment
  • Equipment calibration
  • Defect detection and evaluation
  • Magnetic particle inspection techniques
  • Application of a written instruction
  • Relevant standards & H&S considerations
  • PCN documentation
  • Product technology
  • Extensive practical element

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

Responsibilities of an Magnetic Particle Testing Level 1 certified NDT professional: 

An individual certified to Magnetic Particle Testing Level 1 has demonstrated competence to carry out Magnetic Particle Testing according to written instructions and under the supervision of Level 2 or Level 3 personnel. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level 1 personnel may be authorised by the employer to perform the following in accordance with Magnetic Particle Testing instructions:

  • Set up Magnetic Particle Testing equipment
  • Perform Magnetic Particle Inspection tests
  • Record and classify results of the tests according to written criteria
  • Report the results of Magnetic Particle tests
Magnetic Particle Testing Level 1 certified personnel shall neither be responsible for the choice of test method or technique to be used, nor for the interpretation of the test results.
 

Training and experience hours required for Certification

Full Magnetic Particle Testing PCN certification is only achieved once the required experience is acquired following the completion of the required training hours and passing of the examination:

Magnetic Particle Testing
Level 1 - 16 training hours and 1 month experience
Level 2 - 24 training hours and 3 months experience if Level 1 held or 40 training hours and 4 months experience if direct to Level 2
Level 3 - 32 training hours (+80 hrs for Level 3 Basic) and 24 months experience

Special note:

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. This course is not suitable for BGAS-CSWIP examination preperation.

 

Price
(excl. VAT)

Training course: £585
Examination: £210
PCN levy: £72
Total: £867

Next available date

6th August 2018 More dates available here

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Course and examination enquiries

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

Meet the trainer

Anthony Stubbs - Trainer

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Tony possesses a wealth of not only industrial but teaching knowledge and experience from his time as a high school physics teacher.

Using his experience within metallurgy and manufacturing, he is able to pass on numerous gems of information to his students.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Eddy Current Testing

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Meet the trainer

James Caruth - Trainer

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Having joined IMechE ETS in 2015, James is able to use his knowledge and experience from his previous work in the nuclear, aerospace and oil and gas industries when training his students.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing

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"Tony presents the course well & provides a very good learning experience"

Rob attended Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2 in Sheffield, November 2016

NDT Examinations:

A full range of examinations are available to internationally recognised central and employer based schemes including PCN, SNT-TC-1A, EN4179 and NAS410.

Full initial, resit and recertification options are available depending on your requirements. Click here for more information >

 

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