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Ultrasonic Testing: Refresher / Recertification


Depending on own requirements


Practical training and examination



Why attend this course?

Ideal for those who already have a basic understanding of the techniques of ultrasonic inspection and would like intensive instruction to improve their knowledge and increase their experience in preperation for a recertification examination. The course is suitable for candidates who are wishing to progress towards any of the ultrasonic examination qualifications and has a high practical content; all equipment is provided.


  • Revision of basic techniques
  • Probe identification
  • Test sensitivity 
  • Equipment checks
  • Geometry/ultrasonic technique selection
  • Defect response
  • Practical exercises on a wide variety of weldments
  • Defect sizing methods
Candidates have the option of single or multiple days and a flexible option for candidates undertaking ultrasonic training covering both welds, cast or wrought products.

Special note:

Candidates must hold a basic understanding of ultrasonic techniques and knowledge of the controls on an ultrasonic test unit. Candidates attempting a PCN examination must meet the PCN/GEN requirements. If attempting an ASNT examination the requirements of your company’s written practice must be met.

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Course dates are available depending on your own requirements, contact us for more information.

+44 (0)114 399 5720 or

Meet the trainer

James Caruth - Trainer


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.


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