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THE COURSE

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

DURATION

Depending on own experience

TYPE

Theory training course and examination
 

CODE

IETS/UTCM3

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.

Content

  • 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

Responsibilities of an Ultrasonic Testing Level 3 certified NDT professional

An individual certified to Ultrasonic Testing Level 3 has demonstrated competence to perform and direct Ultrasonic Testing operators for which he is certified. Ultrasonic Testing Level 3 personnel have demonstrated:
  • The competence to evaluate and interpret results in terms of existing standards, codes, and specifications
  • Sufficient practical knowledge of applicable materials, fabrication, process, and product technology to select Ultrasonic Testing methods, establish Ultrasonic Testing techniques and assist in establishing acceptance criteria where non are otherwise available
  • A general familiarity with other NDT methods
Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Ultrasonic Testing Level 3 personnel may be authorised to:
  • Assume full responsibility for the test facility or examination centre and staff
  • Establish, review for editorial and technical correctness and validate Ultrasonic Testing instructions and procedures
  • Interpret codes, standards, specifications and procedures
  • Designate the particular Ultrasonic test methods, techniques and procedures to be used
  • Within the scope and limitations of any certification held, carry out all tasks at all levels
  • Provide guidance for Ultrasonic Testing personnel at all levels
Level 3 certified personnel may be authorised to carry out, manage and supervise PCN qualification examinations on behalf of the British Institute of NDT (BINDT).

Where Level 3 duties require the individual to apply routine NDT by a method or methods within a particular product or industry sector, BINDT strongly recommends that the industry demand that this person should hold and maintain Level 2 certification in the applicable method(s) and sector(s).

The range and scope of PCN certification available at each level is defined in the relevant appendix to these general requirements.
 

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)

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

Book now

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

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

Meet the trainer

Andrew King - NDT Training Manager

 Andrew King

With a vast amount of experience working in various industries and as well as NDT training organisations, Andrew leads the NDT training department to deliver the high quality of training our customers expect. During from his time working in the petrochemical, nuclear, marine, mining and manufacturing industries, Andrew is able to draw from his vast experience to support his expert knowledge when in the classroom or supporting our team of trainers.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 3: Ultrasonic Testing, PAUT, TOFD, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Radiographic Testing
PCN Level 2: Ultrasonic Testing, PAUT, TOFD, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Radiographic Testing
PCN Level 1: Basic Radiation Safety

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John attended Ultrasonic 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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