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Ultrasonic Testing: (ISI) Corrosion Mapping & Thickness Measurement Level 3


Depending on own experience


Theory training course and examination



Why attend this course?

In accordance with PCN ISI GEN Appendix A, this programme is designed to train inspection engineers, working in asset management and dealing with corrosion and erosion issues. Suitable for all plant engineers and inspectors, across multiple industries with relevant experience. A high level of theory including procedure writing is offered within this course in preparation for PCN Level 3 examinations.


  • Assessment of corrosion and erosion mechanisms in piping systems
  • Corrosion and erosion in plate, pipe and variables such as elbows, flanges, reducers etc.
  • Assessment and identification of corrosion by echo-dynamic patterns and other NDT methods
  • Accurate measurement of remaining wall thickness
  • Understanding isometric drawings and related component symbols
  • Understanding the effect of coatings on measurements
  • A general view of coatings and understanding their purpose
  • Understanding the purpose and different destructive testing methods
  • An in-depth understanding of product technology including casting, forging, welding and heat treatment
  • Safety considerations
  • A look at the various material types that may be encountered
  • Procedure writing

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.


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

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Course dates are based upon demand, please contact us for course and examination enquiries.

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Meet the trainer

Craig Hobson - Trainer, Examiner and Level 3 Consultant

Craig Hobson NDT Trainer 

Craig has extensive teaching experience having worked for IMechE ETS in multiple stages of the organisation's history, most recently re-joining in 2017 having gained experience in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. Craig is responsible for standard UT training as well as being able to teach MT and PT.


PCN Level 3: Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing
ASNT Level 3: Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing

Meet the trainer

Stephen Wisniewski - Courses & Examinations Manager


As our Courses & Examinations, Stephen uses his 40 year NDT and teaching experience to ensure our courses maintain the high standard our customers expect. Stephen delivers some of our more advanced and specialist courses such as PAUT and TOFD, PCN Level 3 and Computed Radiography whilst also being involved in a number of specialist projects advancing the field of NDT.


PCN Level 3: Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing, Radiographic Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing
ASNT Level 3: Radiography, Ultrasonic Testing
CSWIP Level 3: TOFD, Digital Radiography

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