Courses


  • ISO 9712 Conventional
  • ADVANCED NDT
  • ISO 9712 Level II
  • ISO 9712 Level III

ISO 9712 Conventional

MAGNETIC PARTICLE TESTING (MT)

Course Content:
Principles of magnetism; magnetic fields; induction; permeability and reluctance; magnetization; lines of force, methods of testing; interpretation of indications; demagnetization; practical exercises; methods of assessing sensitivity; instruction writing.

Course Duration:
5 DAYS

Entry Requirements:
No Mandatory Course Entry Requirements.

Training Requirements:
The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 40 Hours

The training hour’s requirement is fulfilled when candidates attend one of recognized training courses of the CB.
Certification requirements:
The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 3 Months

Certification will not be issued until successful completion of the examination and the required experience is achieved.

Course Objectives:

  • To explain the basic principles of magnetic particle inspection methods.
  • To carry out magnetic particle inspection.
  • To write clear and concise inspection instructions and test reports.
  • To meet syllabus requirements for ISO 9712 Level 2.

PENETRANT TESTING (PT)

Course Content:

Materials, methods, compatibility of materials, equipment and safety aspects; practical exercises; methods of assessing sensitivity, Interpretation and evaluation, reporting, instruction writing.

Course Duration:

5 DAYS

Entry Requirements:

No Mandatory Course Entry Requirements.

Training Requirements:

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 40 Hours

The training hour's requirement is fulfilled when candidates attend one of recognized training courses of CB.

Certification requirements:

The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is:

Level 2 - 3 months

Certification will not be issued until successful completion of the examination and the required experience is achieved.

Course Objectives:

  • To explain the basic principles of penetrant inspection methods.
  • To carry out penetrant inspection using solvent-removable, water-washable and post-emulsifiable/removal processes.
  • To write clear and concise inspection instructions and test reports.
  • To meet syllabus requirements for ISO 9712 Level 2.

RADIOGRAPHIC FILM INTERPRETATION (RTFI)

Course Content:

Weld defects and their components; viewing conditions, identification of radiographs; spurious indications and film artefacts; appreciation of radiographic principles and parameters of interpretation; standards for radiographic practice; interpretation tutorial; acceptance criteria.

Course Duration:

7 DAYS

Entry Requirements:

No mandatory course entry requirements.

Certification requirements:

The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is:

Level 2 - 6 months

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 120 hours

Certification will not be issued until successful completion of the examination and the required experience is achieved.

Course Objectives:

  • To explain the basic theory of radiography.
  • To state origin of defects.
  • To state basic radiation safety principles.
  • To explain principles relating to selection of films, energy levels and techniques.
  • To evaluate radiographic sensitivity.
  • To recognize and differentiate between film artefacts and defect indicators.
  • To interpret radiographs.
  • To meet the syllabus of ISO 9712 Level 2

RADIOGRAPHY TESTING (RT)

Course Content:

Welding processes and weld defects; properties of X- and gamma-rays; sensitometry; film selection; film processing and spurious indications; factors controlling contrast and definition; X- and gamma-ray equipment; ionizing radiation hazards; regulations; use of screens and filters; selection of angle of aspect; image quality indicators; defect depth location; castings; reporting.

Course Duration:

12 DAYS

Entry Requirements:

Must hold, as a minimum, a Basic Radiation Safety qualification

Training requirements:

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 120 hours

The training hour's requirement is fulfilled when candidates attend one of recognized training courses of CB.

Certification requirements:

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 120 hours

Certification will not be issued until successful completion of the examination and the required experience is achieved.

Course Objectives:

  • To explain the basic theory of X - and gamma radiography.
  • To select film type and energy levels, select and prepare techniques for a given specimen.
  • To state the theory of film processing and carry out practical dark-room work.
  • To have a working knowledge of basic radiation safety.
  • To plot and evaluate film characteristics (densitometer).
  • To recognize film faults.
  • To meet the syllabus requirements for ISO 9712 Level 2.
  • To understand and apply digital processing processes (SAFT, linearization, averaging, filters etc).

ULTRASONIC TESTING (UT)

Course Content:

Basic principles of sound; generation and detection of sound; behavior of sound in a material; the flaw detector; use of angled beam probes for weld scanning; welding processes and weld defects; practical exercises on test specimens containing simulated flaws; examination of parent plate, butt welds; instruction writing.

Course Duration:

12 DAYS(120 hours)

Entry Requirements:

No mandatory course entry requirements.

Training requirements:

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 120 hours

The training hour's requirement is fulfilled when candidates attend one of recognized training courses of CB.

Certification requirements:

The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is:

Level 2 - 120 hours

Certification will not be issued until successful completion of the examination and the required experience is achieved.

Course Objectives:

  • To explain the theoretical background of the techniques.
  • To calibrate ultrasonic equipment.
  • To measure the thickness of steel plates and determine levels of attenuation.
  • To locate and evaluate laminations.
  • To select the correct type of probe to examine welded butt joints in steel plate and aerospace components/structures.
  • To report on the location and size of defects in typical welded butt joints.
  • To interpret code requirements.
  • To meet the syllabus requirements for ISO 9712 Level 2.

ADVANCED NDT

PHASED ARRAY ULTRASONIC TESTING (PAUT)

Course Content:

Principles of phased array inspection; principles of phased array probes; principles of inspection sensitivity; phased array instrument; scanning with phased array probes; calibration and checks; software for data collection and data analysis; principles of data analysis; software familiarity; use of software tools for defect detection and sizing; data analysis; procedures for verification of flaw existence and position; reporting. Typical equipment used on the course: Olympus Omniscan equipment. If your course is equipment specific, please contact us to confirm the equipment that will be used for the event.

Course Duration:

12 DAYS (phased array theory and data acquisition practical and analysis practical)

Entry Requirements:

ISO 9712 candidates must be qualified to a minimum of ISO 9712 Level 2 Ultrasonic Testing.

PCNI certification is available for candidates holding ASNT UT Welds. It will be considered on an individual basis and evidence of training and experience presented to the training center on application. Additionally, holders of ASNT UT Welds qualification will be required to sit the PCNI UT Welds Level 2 General Paper.

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 120 hours

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 120 hours

The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is:

Level 2 - 6 months
  • To explain the theoretical background of phased array applications
  • To correctly select probe/wedge to examine welded butt joints
  • To calibrate and set up the phased array ultrasonic equipment
  • To locate and evaluate flaws in the weld body, HAZ, and parent metal lamination
  • To analyses scan data for location and size of defects in typical welded butt joints
  • To accurately report weld condition
  • To differentiate defects from geometric features
  • To compile a written instruction
  • To meet the ISO 9712 syllabus requirements

TIME OF FLIGHT DIFFRACTION ULTRASONIC TESTING (TOFD)

Course Content:

TOFD theory and principles of diffraction, ToFD hardware (pulsers, receivers, motor control, encoders), ToFD data acquisition and interpretation, ToFD techniques, ToFD applications, equipment selection, calibration and optimization, optimizing PCS and angles, flaw location and sizing, limitations of detection and resolution, codes and standards, reporting.

Course Duration:

12 DAYS

Entry Requirements:

ISO 9712 candidates must be qualified to a minimum of ISO 9712 Level 2 Ultrasonic Testing.

PCNI certification is available for candidates holding ASNT UT Welds. It will be considered on an individual basis and evidence of training and experience presented to the training center on application. Additionally, holders of ASNT UT Welds qualification will be required to sit the PCNI UT Welds Level 2 General Paper.

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 80 hours

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 12 months

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the theoretical background and limitations of ToFD applications
  • To correctly select probe/wedge to examine welded butt joints
  • To calibrate and set up the ToFD ultrasonic equipment
  • To locate and evaluate flaws in the weld body, HAZ, and parent metal lamination
  • To locate and evaluate flaws in the weld body and HAZ
  • To differentiate defects from geometric features
  • To analyses scan data for location and size of defects in typical welded butt joints
  • To understand and apply digital processing processes (SAFT, linearization, averaging, filters etc.)
  • To compile written instructions
  • To meet syllabus requirements for ISO 9712 Level 2

EDDY CURRENT TESTING (ET) - WELDS

Course Content:

Introduction to Eddy current testing, Eddy current principles, Factors affecting eddy current testing, Direction and Distribution of Eddy current in article, Eddy current Equipment requirements, Eddy current method, Discontinuity testing, Eddy current method control and Test system development, interpretation of the signal, defect sizing.

Course Duration:

10 DAYS

Entry Requirements:

No Mandatory Course Entry Requirements.

Training Requirements:

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

Level 2 - 80 Hours

The training hours requirement is fulfilled when candidates attend one of recognized training courses of CB.

Certification requirements:

The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is:

Level 2 - 12 months

Certification will not be issued until successful completion of the examination and the required experience is achieved.

Course Objectives:

  • To detect cracks, surface and near-surface, in aircraft components, structures, tubes and welds.
  • To detect corrosion and thinning in non-magnetic materials.
  • To grade and sort materials on the basis of conductivity and permeability.
  • To write clear and concise inspection instructions and test reports.
  • To meet the syllabus requirements of ISO 9712 Level 2.

EDDY CURRENT TESTING (ET) – TUBES (WROUGHT PRODUCTS)

Course Content:

Introduction To Eddy Current Testing, Eddy Current Principles, Factors Affecting Eddy Current Testing, Direction And Distribution Of Eddy Current In Article, Eddy Current Equipment Requirements, Eddy Current Method, Discontinuity Testing, Eddy Current Method Control And Test System Development, Testing Of Tubes And Cylindrical Components, Tube Testing-Signal Analysis. Practical Eddy Current Examination of Tubing as Found in Condensers, Heat Exchangers and Air Conditioning Unit.

Course Duration:

10 DAYS

Entry Requirements:

No Mandatory Course Entry Requirements.

Training Requirements:

The Minimum Duration for Experience Prior to Or Following Success in The Qualification Examination Is:

Level 2 - 80 Hours

Certification Will Not Be Issued Until Successful Completion of the Examination and The Required Experience Is Achieved.

Course Objectives:

  • To Detect Corrosion, Erosion, Cracks, Surface and Near-Surface Defects in Tubes.
  • To Write Clear and Concise Inspection Instructions and Test Reports.
  • To Meet the Syllabus Requirements of ISO 9712 Level 2.

ISO 9712 Level II

CHARGES FOR CERTIFICATION SERVICES FOR 2018

Services will NOT be provided or applications processed until the correct fee(s) and appropriate fully completed application form(s), where applicable, are received.

(Note: The below fees is valid till end of June 2018)

S.NO Method Level Training Fees (INR) Exam Fees (INR) Total Fees
1 Ultrasonic Testing (welds)- Plate and Pipe welds II 25000 20000 45000
2 Magnetic Particle Testing (Multi / Welds) II 10000 15000 25000
3 Liquid Penetrant Testing (Multi / Welds) II 10000 15000 25000
4 Radiography testing (Welds) II 25000 20000 45000
5 Radiographic Film Interpretation (Dense / Light) II 15000 15000 30000
6 Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (welds) II 45000 25000 70000
7 Time of Flight Diffraction UT ( welds) II 45000 25000 70000
8 Eddy Current Testing (Weld) II 25000 20000 45000
9 Eddy Current Testing (Tube Testing) II 55000 25000 80000
10 Ultrasonic Testing (supplementary)- Node and Nozzle welds II 10000 10000 20000
11 Basic Radiation Safety I 5000 5000 10000
12 Ultrasonic Testing (welds) III 15000 15000 30000
13 Magnetic Particle Testing (Multi / welds) III 15000 15000 30000
14 Liquid Penetrant Testing (Multi / welds) III 15000 15000 30000
15 Radiography testing (welds) III 15000 20000 35000
16 Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (welds) III 15000 20000 35000
17 Time of Flight Diffraction UT (welds) III 15000 20000 35000
18 Eddy Current Testing (welds) III 15000 20000 35000
19 Eddy Current Testing (Tube Testing) III 15000 20000 35000
20 BASIC III 15000 15000 30000
21 Re Examination Fee ( All Methods theory only) II / III - 5000 -
22 Re Examination Fee ( RT/UT/MT/PT/ET theory & Practicals) II - 7500 -
23 Re Examination Fee (PAUT / TOFD Practicals ) II - 10000 -
24 Issue of duplicate record of Certification NA - 2000 -
25 Issue of duplicate record of ID card NA - 2000 -
26 5 Years Renewal without examination (Each method) II /III - 10000 -
27 10 Years Re certification Fee with examination  (each Method) II /III - 10000 -

METHODS OF PAYMENT – By Bank Transfer (Details shall be available in the Invoice). The above fees is exclusive of GST which will be charged Extra at actual.

ISO 9712 Level III

LEVEL 3

Course Content:

Basic exam - product technology (materials, cast, wrought, welding, heat treatments, etc); certification scheme information; revision of NDT methods at Level 2 . Main method exams - general preparation and revision of chosen method at Level 3; sector specific preparation and revision of the NDT method including use of applicable standards; NDT procedure preparation and creation with use of applicable standards and specifications.

Course Duration:

Contact the Training organization with the details of your qualifications.

Additional Information:

ISO 9712 mandates training hours prior to Level 3 examination. It is strongly recommended that prospective Level 3 candidates ascertain their exact training requirements by contacting the training centre with details of ISO 9712 qualifications held and other supporting documentation.

Exam exemptions may be available, these shall be obtained directly from CB using the Exemption form

It is strongly recommended that ISO 9712. Level 2 certification in the method sought is achieved prior to undertaking Level 3 exams; this will significantly reduce the training hour requirements.

Refer to the certification manual (CM 01) for more details

Course Objectives:

  • To state the responsibilities of a Level 3 as directed by the relevant scheme.
  • To state the parameters relating to inspection of welds, forgings and castings.
  • To be familiar with the main certification scheme requirements.
  • To explain the principles of the major complementary NDT methods.
  • To prepare for chosen method exam at Level 3 through revision and assessment in general and sector specific terms.
  • To devise and write NDT procedures and instructions for the inspection of component and/or weld configurations in the chosen method
Section Training Hours* Fees (Training and Examination)
BASIC 80 15000 +GST
Ultrasonic Testing (welds) 40 15000 +GST
Magnetic Particle Testing (Multi) 32 15000 +GST
Liquid Penetrant Testing (Multi) 24 15000 +GST
PAUT (welds) 40 15000 +GST
Time of Flight Diffraction UT 40 15000 +GST
Eddy current testing(welds) 48 15000 +GST
Eddy current testing(Tubes) 48 15000 +GST

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