Radiographic Testing of Welds and-or Castings - Theory-Practical

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THE COURSE

Radiographic Testing (RT) Level 1

DURATION

Training course:
BRS held: 4 days
BRS not held: 5 days
Examination:
BRS held: 1 day
BRS not held: 1 day

TYPE

Theory and practical training and examination

CODE

AR/RT1

Why attend this course?

This programme involves RT Theory and Practical training and is  PCN recognised providing excellent preparation for the Level 1 examinations; it meets in full the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation..

Also suitable for employer based certification schemes such as SNT-TC-IA / EN4179 / NAS410.

Course content

  • Basic radiation safety
  • Properties of X-ray and Gamma rays
  • Atomic structures
  • Generation of X-rays
  • Natural and artificial gamma radiation sources
  • Gamma ray equipment
  • Radiographic film
  • Intensifying screens, exposure charts, calculations
  • Techniques for weld and/or casting radiography
  • Darkroom procedures
  • Radiographic quality
  • Application of a written instruction/radiographic technique
  • Specifications and procedures
  • Practical exercises
All students that wish to perform radiography require a valid Basic Radiation Safety (BRS) certificate, this can be included as part of any RT course.
 

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

Responsibilities of an Radiographic Testing Level 1 certified NDT professional: 

An individual certified to Radiographic Testing Level 1 has demonstrated competence to carry out Radiographic Testing according to written instructions and under the supervision of Level 2 or Level 3 personnel. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level 1 personnel may be authorised by the employer to perform the following in accordance with Radiographic Testing instructions:

  • Set up Radiographic Testing equipment
  • Perform Radiographic Inspection tests
  • Record and classify results of the tests according to written criteria
  • Report the results of Radiographic tests
Radiographic Testing Level 1 certified personnel shall neither be responsible for the choice of test method or technique to be used, nor for the interpretation of the test results.

Special note:

Candidates must be at least 18 years old and meet the requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations. TDLs/film badges will be supplied to all candidates. We are able to arrange medicals and TLDs if candidates are not currently classified.

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.

 

Price
(excl. VAT)

BRS held:
Training course: £745
Examination: £350
PCN levy: £72
Total: £1,197

BRS not held
Training course: £945
Examination: £440
PCN levy: £144
Total: £1,529

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3rd September 2018

Radiographic Testing training course and examination

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12th November 2018

Radiographic Testing training course and examination

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Course and examination enquiries

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

 

Meet the trainer

Andrew Fox - Trainer, Examiner and Level 3 Consultant

Andy Fox 

Andy is one of the industry's highly respected and leading individuals within NDT and radiography in particular having gained experienced with Rolls Royce, developing their NDT strategy for the Civil Nuclear market. 

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Radiography, Radiographic Interpretation
PCN Level 3: Radiography
ASNT Level 3: Radiographic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Visual Testing
NAS 410 / EN 4179: Radiographic Testing, Computed Radiography, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing
CSWIP Level 2: Digital Radiography

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Meet the trainer

Alec Smith - Trainer and Examiner

Alec Smith 

With over 40 years experience in NDT, Alec is a well known and respected leader in radiography and weld inspection having worked as a Level 3 for organisations such as Applus RTD Ltd and NASA.

Qualifications:

PCN Level 2: Radiography, Radiation Protection Supervisor, Weld Inspection
PCN Level 3: Radiography, Computed Radiography, Weld Inspection
ASNT Level 3: Radiography, Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing

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"The course was taught to teach rather than just pass the exam. The trainer had a wealth of experience to share"

Martin attended Radiographic Testing in Sheffield, February 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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