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Level 3 Services

IMechE Argyll Ruane is proud to have one of the longest established Level 3 Services departments in the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) industry and we celebrated our 20th anniversary in 2019.

Established in 1999, our Level 3 Services (Outside Agency) team are made up of some of the most qualified and experienced professionals within the NDT industry, with a combined experience of over 150 years working with a wide range of industries.

Our Level 3 Services team provides NDT consultancy and support to business clients for their Non-Destructive Testing requirements in industries such as nuclear, oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, defence, automotive, rail and aerospace. You can find out more about our Consultants below.

Our team of consultants represents the highest level of expertise and support, providing clients with cost and time effective solutions to meet their needs.

There are many reasons why an organisation may have a need for Level 3 Services:

  • Consultancy on requirements before or whilst undertaking an engineering project
  • Consultancy and organisation of training and certification for personnel to meet your specific standards
  • Meeting legal requirements or the provision of expert testimony
  • General advice on any aspect of Non-Destructive Testing
  • Finding solutions to a particular issue
  • Supervision of personnel and procedures
  • Auditing and procedure writing and review
  • Developing written practices 

NADCAP Accreditation

Our Level 3 Services team have been working as the Responsible NDT Level 3 for a number of organisations in accordance with Nadcap procedures. We are able to guide organisations through the Nadcap audit procedure with many gaining entry to the Merit Program on a 24 month basis.

Prime Contractors

Certified in multiple methods to Level 3 in internationally recognised certifications such as SNT-TC-1A, BS EN ISO 9712 (PCN), NAS410 and EN4179, our Consultants also hold Prime Contractor approvals from organisations such as Rolls Royce plc, BAE Systems, Airbus, Augusta Westland, Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd and are recognised by the UK NANDT Board.

Our Level 3 Services team looks after all on-site requirements for organisations, providing clients with quick and easy access to an expert consultant.

Our team has garnered a reputation for top quality customer service, timely and knowledgeable support, as well as flexibility to meet organisational needs.

Meet our Level 3 Consultants

For an initial consultation contact the team on +44 114 399 5748 or email