Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) PCN Level 2

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THE COURSE

Magnetic Particle Testing: Level 2

DURATION

Training course: 4 days
Examination: 1 day

TYPE

Theory and practical training and examination

CODE

AR/MT2

Why attend this course?

Magnetic Particle Testing candidates will have the opportunity to use a large variety of equipment on welds, castings and wrought products on this theoretical and practical course. Suitable for beginners and personnel with existing NDT knowledge and PCN recognised, providing excellent preparation for Level 1 and 2 MPI examinations. It meets the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.

Content

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

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

Responsibilities of an Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2 certified NDT professional

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.
 

Training and experience hours required for Certification

Full Magnetic Particle Testing PCN certification is only achieved once the required experience is acquired following the completion of the required training hours and passing of the examination:

Magnetic Particle Testing
Level 1 - 16 training hours and 1 month experience
Level 2 - 24 training hours and 3 months experience if Level 1 held or 40 training hours and 4 months experience if direct to Level 2
Level 3 - 32 training hours (+80 hrs for Level 3 Basic) and 24 months experience

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.

 

Price
(excl. VAT)

Training course: £585
Examination: £290
PCN levy: £72
Total: £947

 

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17th December 2018

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Course and examination enquiries

+44 (0)114 399 5720 or argyllruane@imeche.org

Meet the trainer

Anthony Stubbs - Trainer

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Tony possesses a wealth of not only industrial but teaching knowledge and experience from his time as a high school physics teacher.

Using his experience within metallurgy and manufacturing, he is able to pass on numerous gems of information to his students.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Eddy Current Testing

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Customer feedback

"Tony presents the course well & provides a very good learning experience"

Rob attended Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2 in Sheffield, November 2016
 

"Excellent facility and equipment and very clean. The best training facility I have been to, to do PCN courses"

George from Rolls-Royce, attended Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2 in Sheffield, August 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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