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Ultrasonic Testing Refresher

Special note

Candidates must hold a basic understanding of ultrasonic techniques and knowledge of the controls on an ultrasonic test unit. Candidates attempting a PCN examination must meet the PCN/GEN requirements. If attempting an ASNT examination the requirements of your company’s written practice must be met.

NDT Examinations:

A full range of examinations are available to internationally recognised central and employer based schemes including PCN, SNT-TC-1A, EN4179 and NAS410.

Full initial, resit and recertification options are available depending on your requirements. Click here for more information >

Ideal for those who already have a basic understanding of the techniques of ultrasonic inspection and would like intensive instruction to improve their knowledge and increase their experience in preparation for a recertification examination.

The course is suitable for candidates who are wishing to progress towards any of the ultrasonic examination qualifications and has a high practical content; all equipment is provided.

  • Revision of basic techniques
  • Probe identification
  • Test sensitivity
  • Equipment checks
  • Geometry/ultrasonic technique selection
  • Defect response
  • Practical exercises on a wide variety of weldments
  • Defect sizing methods

Candidates have the option of single or multiple days and a flexible option for candidates undertaking ultrasonic training covering both welds, cast or wrought products.

(excl. VAT)

Training only
Half day: £200
Full day: £300

Recertification exam only (Welds)

1 Category (0.5 days):
Exam: £115
PCN Levy: £88
PCN PED Levy: £47
Total: £250

2 Categories (1 day):
Exam: £212
PCN Levy: £88
PCN PED Levy: £47
Total: £347

3 Categories (1.5 day):
Exam: £318
PCN Levy: £88
PCN PED Levy: £47
Total: £453

4 Categories (2 day):
Exam: £423
PCN Levy: £88
PCN PED Levy: £47
Total: £558

Note: Prices are correct at time of issue but may be subject to change, with the exception of confirmed bookings.