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Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2

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 preparation.

  • Properties of magnetic fields
  • Principles of magnetic particle inspection
  • Magnetic particle inspection equipment
  • Equipment calibration
  • Defect detection and evaluation
  • Magnetic particle inspection techniques
  • Production of written technique
  • Relevant standards
  • PCN documentation
  • Product technology
  • Extensive practical element

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

An individual certified to Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2 has demonstrated competence to perform NDT according to NDT procedures. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level 2 personnel may be authorised by the employer to:

  • Select the Magnetic Particle Testing technique for the test method to be used
  • Define the limitations of application of the testing method
  • Translate Magnetic Particle Testing codes, standards, specifications and procedures into Magnetic Particle Testing instructions adapted to the actual working conditions
  • Set up and verify Magnetic Particle Testing equipment settings
  • Perform and supervise Magnetic Particle tests
  • Interpret and evaluate results according to applicable standards, codes, specifications or procedures
  • Prepare written Magnetic Particle Testing instructions
  • Carry out and supervise all tasks at or below Level 2
  • Provide guidance for personnel at or below Level 2
  • Report the results of Magnetic Particle tests.

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

Magnetic Particle Testing
Level 2 – 24 training hours and 3 months experience (Assuming the candidate holds a current Level 1 Certificate)

Direct access to PCN Level 2 would be achieved by combining the experience and training hours of Level 1 and Level 2:

Direct access Level 2 – 40 training hours and 4 months experience

 

(excl. VAT)

Training course: £585
Examination: £290
PCN levy: £76
Total: £951

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