Eddy Current Testing- Welds Level 2 NDT Training Course

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Eddy Current Testing: Welds Level 2


Training course: 4 or 8 days
Examination: 1 or 2 days


Theory and practical training and examination



Why attend this course?

This course is suitable for beginners and personnel with existing NDT knowledge. Students are able to qualify straight to Level 2, (candidates must complete both Level 1 and Level 2 training courses) or build on their existing Level 1 certification.

This course is PCN approved and provides excellent preparation for the Level 2 examination as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.

Course content

Upgraded knowledge of the following:

  • Electrical properties
  • Principles of magnetism
  • Principles of electromagnetism
  • Eddy Current inspection equipment
  • Equipment calibration
  • Defect detection and evaluation
  • Eddy Current techniques
  • Extensive hands-on experience
  • Report/instruction writing
  • Relevant standards
  • PCN documentation

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

Responsibilities of an Eddy Current Testing Level 2 certified NDT professional

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

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.


(excl. VAT)

If Level 1 held:

Training course: £735
Examination: £290
PCN levy: £74
Total: £1,099

Training course: £1,285
Examination: £290
PCN levy: £74
Total: £1,649

Click on a date below to book your place now

15th July 2019

5 day training course and examination

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Course and examination enquiries

To register your interest in future course please contact:
+44 (0)114 399 5720 or argyllruane@imeche.org

"The course is excellent. Howard is very knowledgeable and helpful"

Graham from Qinetiq, attended Eddy Current Welds Level 2 in Sheffield, March 2017

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 >


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