NDT: Ultrasonic Testing-UT (Welds)

Certification based on EN-ISO 9712 or SNT-TC-1A or PCN (LEVEL II)

Course's Educational Purpose

Participants will acquire knowledge and practical skills, necessary for the implementation of the UT/Welds method. At the end of the course they will be able to conduct inspection of welds using UT, calibrate their equipment, write a report and prepare a written instruction.

Target Audience

This program can be attended by technicians, who wish to get level 2 certification as per the following schemes: EN-ISO 9712, SNT-TC-1A, PCN.

#CertificationCourse Duration
1 SNT-TC-1A (Level II) 80
2 EN-ISO 9712 (Level II) 120
3 PCN (Level II) 120

Course Contents

  • Basic principles
  • Sound physics
  • Sound propagation
  • Beam geometry
  • Sound propagation and its factors
  • Sound resistance
  • Generation of sound
  • Equipment UT probes
  • Calibration - equipment checking
  • 0˚ and angle probes, calibration techniques
  • Angle probes - scaning
  • Angle probes - calibration
  • Scanning techniques
  • Testing techniques - A,B, C scans
  • Weld defects
  • Practical exercise on plates
  • Defect detector screen interpretation
  • Amplitude drop techniques
  • D.A.C. graphs and curves
  • Sensitivity
  • Interpretation of defect signals - size calculation
  • Practical exercise on pipes
  • Report writing as per schemes: EN-ISO 9712, SNT-TC-1A, PCN
  • Preparation of written instruction as per schemes: EN-ISO 9712, SNT-TC-1A, PCN

PCN/GEN Appendix Z1 NDT training Syllabi

Course information

Course Code 109.02
Course Title NDT: Ultrasonic Testing-UT (Welds)
Details Certification based on EN-ISO 9712 or SNT-TC-1A or PCN (LEVEL II)
Certification YES
Partnership Institution of Mechanical Engineers

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