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Eddy Current Testing Level 1

Special note

Candidates attempting a PCN examination must meet the PCN/GEN requirements. If attempting an ASNT/EN4179/NAS410 examination the requirements of your company’s written practice must be met. This course is not suitable for BGAS-CSWIP examination preperation.

  • Electrical properties
  • Principles of magnetism
  • Principles of electromagnetism
  • Eddy-current inspection equipment
  • Equipment calibration
  • Defect detection and evaluation
  • Eddy Current techniques
  • Extensive practical experience
  • Relevant standards
  • PCN documentation

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

An individual certified to Eddy Current Testing Level 1 has demonstrated competence to carry out Eddy Current Testing according to written instructions and under the supervision of Level 2 or Level 3 personnel. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level 1 personnel may be authorised by the employer to perform the following in accordance with Eddy Current Testing instructions:

  • Set up Eddy Current Testing equipment
  • Perform Eddy Current Inspection tests
  • Record and classify results of the tests according to written criteria
  • Report the results of Eddy Current tests

Eddy Current Testing Level 1 certified personnel shall neither be responsible for the choice of test method or technique to be used, nor for the interpretation of the test results.

PCN Certification is awarded once the student has demonstrated the required experience and training hours have been met and successful completion of the OCN examination has been achieved:

Eddy Current Testing

Level 1 – 40 training hours and 3 months experience.

If you are wanting to quickly gain the experience required for your certification, accelerated learning might be for you. You can gain up to 50% of the required experience through this method.

48 hours of training is the equivalent of 240 hours of work experience. This is 50% of the 480 required hours of experience to gain your certification.

The price of training will vary depending on your own requirements, contact us and we can work this out for you.

(excl. VAT)

Training course: £798
Examination: £225
PCN levy: £80
PCN PED Admin Charge: £45
Total: £1,148

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