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THE COURSE

Radiographic Testing (RT) Level 2

DURATION

Training course:
BRS held: 13 days
BRS not held: 15 days
Examination:
BRS held: 1 days
BRS not held: 1 day

TYPE

Theory and practical training and examination

CODE

IETS/RT2

 
Why attend this course?

This programme includes a combination of the RT Interpretation and RT Theory and Practice course. PCN recognised and provides excellent preparation for the Level 2 examinations; it meets in full the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.

This course is also suitable for employer based certification schemes such as SNT-TC-IA / EN4179 / NAS410.

Course content

  • Basic radiation safety
  • Properties of X-ray and Gamma rays
  • Atomic structures
  • Generation of X-rays
  • Natural and artificial gamma radiation sources
  • Gamma ray equipment
  • Radiographic film
  • Intensifying screens, exposure charts, calculations
  • Techniques for weld and/or casting radiography
  • Darkroom procedures
  • Radiographic quality
  • Interpretation of radiographs
  • Preparation of a written instruction/radiographic technique
  • Specifications and procedures
  • Practical exercises

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

Responsibilities of an Radiographic Testing Level 2 certified NDT professional

An individual certified to Radiographic Testing Level 2 has demonstrated competence to perform NDT according to NDT procedures. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level 2 personnel may be authorised by the employer to:

  • Select the Radiographic Testing technique for the test method to be used
  • Define the limitations of application of the testing method
  • Translate Radiographic Testing codes, standards, specifications and procedures into Radiographic  Testing instructions adapted to the actual working conditions
  • Set up and verify Radiographic Testing equipment settings
  • Perform and supervise Radiographic tests
  • Interpret and evaluate results according to applicable standards, codes, specifications or procedures
  • Prepare written Radiographic Testing instructions
  • Carry out and supervise all tasks at or below Level 2
  • Provide guidance for personnel at or below Level 2
  • Report the results of Radiographic tests.
 

Special note:

Candidates must be at least 18 years old and meet the requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations. TDLs/film badges will be supplied to all candidates. We are able to arrange medicals and TLDs if candidates are not currently classified.

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.

 

Price
(excl. VAT)

If BRS held:
Training course: £1,295
Examination: £480
PCN levy: £72
Total: £1,847
If BRS not held:
Training course: £1,885
Examination: £590
PCN levy: £144
Total: £2,619
Next available date

3rd September 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

Andrew Fox - Trainer, Examiner and Level 3 Consultant

Andy Fox 

Andy is one of the industry's highly respected and leading individuals within NDT and radiography in particular having gained experienced with Rolls Royce, developing their NDT strategy for the Civil Nuclear market. 

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Radiography, Radiographic Interpretation
PCN Level 3: Radiography
ASNT Level 3: Radiographic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Visual Testing
NAS 410 / EN 4179: Radiographic Testing, Computed Radiography, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing
CSWIP Level 2: Digital Radiography

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Meet the trainer

Alec Smith - Trainer and Examiner

Alec Smith 

With over 40 years experience in NDT, Alec is a well known and respected leader in radiography and weld inspection having worked as a Level 3 for organisations such as Applus RTD Ltd and NASA.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Radiography, Radiation Protection Supervisor, Weld Inspection
PCN Level 3: Radiography, Computed Radiography, Weld Inspection
ASNT Level 3: Radiography, Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing

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"The course was taught to teach rather than just pass the exam. The trainer had a wealth of experience to share"

Martin attended Radiographic Testing in Sheffield, February 2017

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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