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Auto UT Interpretation


Training course: 2 to 5 days
Examination: 1 day


Theory and/or practical training course and examination



Why attend this course?

Auto UT interpretation is an ideal career development route for experienced ultrasonic technicians/engineers who have ultrasonic welds experience in pipeline-based structures and for weld inspectors or senior radiographers with interpretation experience.

The course is an intensive computer based 3 day course. Weld inspectors and senior radiographers would normally opt to take both course modules, whilst Level 2 ultrasonic welds experienced personnel would take the 3 day computer based module. Suitable for candidates with experience in ultrasonic welds but course suitability may accommodate a wider range of candidates. Detailed advice provided upon enquiry.

Course content

Module A - 2 days
  • General ultrasonic theory
Module B - 3 days
  • History of Auto UT
  •  Factors causing move from RT to Auto UT
  • Critical assessments/standards
  • The major available Auto UT systems
  • Practical exercises - interpretation of data
  • Weld defects
  • End-of-course assessment
  • Reporting methods
Candidates are able to complete various aspects of the course depending on their own requirements:
  • General Theory (2 days)
  • Specific/Practical (3 days)
  • General/Specific/Practical (5 days)

Examination note

All course candidates will be put forward for an ASNT assessment at or following the conclusion of the course. As other examination schemes develop relevant examination criteria we will provide an update service on these areas. SNT exams can be tailored in accordance with the company written practice.

(excl. VAT)

As this course is based on your own requirements, contact us for a personalised price.

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Available dates are based on customer demand, contact us for course and examination enquiries.

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Meet the trainer

Michael Mullins - Trainer, Examiner and Level 3 Consultant

Mick Mullins 

Mick is our resident expert on new and advanced NDT methods with 37 years of experience in NDT. Specialising in the oil and gas industry, Mick joined IMechE ETS in 2005.


PCN Level 2: Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, UT: Phased Array, UT: TOFD
PCN Level 3: Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, UT: Phased Array, UT: TOFD
ASNT Level 3: Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Visual Testing

"One of the most informative, professional courses I have attended in my career. A truly world class training facility. 10/10"

John attended Ultrasonic Testing in Sheffield, February 2017

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