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Visual 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.

  • Definitions
  • Vision
  • Lighting
  • Environmental factors, direct and indirect methods of visual assessment
  • Visual inspection equipment
  • Surface conditions
  • Inspection and testing criteria
  • The reporting of results
  • Codes and standards
  • Preparation of a written instruction
  • Product technology (welds, castings, wrought), in-service and secondary process defects

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

An individual certified to Visual 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 Visual Testing technique for the test method to be used
  • Define the limitations of application of the testing method
  • Translate Visual Testing codes, standards, specifications and procedures into Visual Testing instructions adapted to the actual working conditions
  • Set up and verify Visual Testing equipment settings
  • Perform and supervise Ultrasonic tests
  • Interpret and evaluate results according to applicable standards, codes, specifications or procedures
  • Prepare written Visual 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 Visual tests.

(excl. VAT)

Training course: £585
Examination: £290
PCN levy: £74
Total: £949

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