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The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) acquired the world renowned NDT, Corrosion and Coatings Training and Consultancy organisation now known as IMechE Argyll Ruane in 2012. We continue to deliver and improve on the high quality of training and the reputation for customer service excellence established by Argyll Ruane

We take pride in being the leading global provider of non-destructive testing and inspection services.These services include a comprehensive schedule of inspection and non-destructive testing training courses, examinations and consultancy services – designed to help you meet your professional and legislative needs. 

Accredited by major organisations and regulatory bodies, we provide training in all major NDT and Inspection methods from Level 1 to Level 3 in internationally recognised central and employer based certification schemes such as: 

• BS EN ISO 9712 
• EN4179 
• NAS 410 
• SNT-TC-1A 
• We are also the approved training provider for the Institute of Corrosion (ICorr). 

Our training is relevant to those working in a multitude of industries such as oil and gas, nuclear, renewable energy, defence, aerospace, automotive, plant integrity and marine. 

Based at the new multi-million pound Engineering Training Centre, just outside Sheffield city centre with excellent local amenities and transport links. Delegates benefit from an excellent learning environment with the latest equipment and facilities on offer. 

Training is delivered by a team of trainers and consultants with a high level of industrial experience and equipped to a high industry standard. 

We also provide tailored on-site training at your organisation and have a world-wide network of partner training and examination providers. 

Argyll Ruane are proud to have one of the longest established Level 3 Services team in the NDT industry, accredited by Rolls Royce PLC, BAE Systems, Airbus, Augusta Westland and Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd. Recognised by the UK NANDT Board, the team are qualified to ASNT, PCN and NAS410/EN4179 requirements. 

Contact us to find out about our latest developments including online PCN Level 3 training, UT (ISI) Corrosion Monitoring PCN Level 2 and how we can support your organisation in providing NDT and Inspection training and certification.

As an organisation we recognise the importance of developing our services to meet the constantly evolving needs of our customers.

Find out more about our trainingexamination and Level 3 services. Or please contact us.

Our wide range of services also includes our sister company, Sonaspection Flawed Specimens, experts in the production of custom and standard flawed specimens and mock-ups for the NDT and Inspection industries.

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