NDT Services, Training, Consulting and Calibration

Visual Examination Method

Level 1 and Level 2

Course Description:
This course is designed to meet the industrial qualification requirements for Visual Examination. The training covers basic theory, test principles, products, equipment operation and standardization, safety, operating procedures, applicable techniques, applicable specifications, codes, and written instructions used by the employer and interpretation of indications as well as sufficient laboratory training. The course satisfies the training hours needed for both Level 1 and Level 2 certifications in accordance with SNT-TC-1A and / or CP-189.

Duration: 24 Total Hours

Course Outline:

  1. Personnel Requirements
  2. Fundamentals
  3. Visuals
  4. Lighting
  5. Material Attributes
  6. Environmental and Physiological Factors
  7. Visual Perception
  8. Equipment
  9. Employer Defined Application
  10. Accept / Reject Criteria
  11. Recording and Reports
  12. Codes / Specifications / Procedures
  13. Training References
    1. ASM Handbook, 9th Ed., Vol. 17
    2. Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Welding Guide
    3. Nondestructive Testing Handbook, 1st Ed., Robert C. McMaster
    4. Visual Examination Technology, 2nd Ed., Vol. 8
    5. Welding Handbook: Welding Technology, Vol. 1, 8th Ed.

Registration: Class size is limited. This allows for maximum utilization of course time, hands on instruction, and equipment.
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Prerequisite: High school physics and algebra helpful but not required.

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