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Non-destructive testing: an introduction

This is an introduction to the concepts of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) for engineers, auditors, managers, quality personnel and newcomers to NDT.

1 day

Members: £495 + VAT
Non-members: £595 + VAT

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Non-destructive testing: an introduction

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£495.00 Plus vat
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£595.00 Plus vat

Summary

This is an introduction to the concepts of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) for engineers, auditors, managers, quality personnel and newcomers to NDT.

The course includes an introduction to NDT history, certification, advantages and limitations of the main methods including visual testing, penetrant testing, magnetic particle testing, radiographic testing, ultrasonic testing, NDT reliability and the future.

Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for engineers and non-engineers seeking a background to non-destructive testing techniques. The course is ideal for engineers, auditors, managers, quality personnel and newcomers to NDT.

How will I benefit?

    After the course you will be able to:

    • Explain the varying certification schemes for NDT personnel
    • Explain the basic physics and mechanics behind basic NDT methods including visual testing, penetrant testing, magnetic particle inspection, ultrasonic testing and radiographic testing
    • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the above NDT techniques
    • Understand the type of flaws that can be detected by the above NDT techniques
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Good insight into a complex subject. Lots of points to take away

Mark Collins

Key topics

  • Overview of available NDT certification
  • The role of NDT in engineering
  • NDT techniques
  • Other NDT techniques

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: A, B and E

  1. Knowledge and understanding - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to optimize the application of existing and emerging technology’ For Incorporated Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist mechanical engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology’
  2. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  3. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

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  • Duration:
    1 day
  • CPD Hours:
    7
  • UK-Spec:
    A, B, E

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