This BINDT course provides comprehensive knowledge of the theory and practice of radiography testing of welds, castings, and forgings for technicians to reach Level 2 standard.

Training accredited to ASNT Level 1 and 2 and PCN Level 1 and 2 (PCN syllabus reference No PCN/GEN/92 Appendix C2.2).


Unfortunately, due to the current public health situation, we are not able to offer any NDT training until November 2020.

  • 15 days
  • Consideration of Radiographic Interpretation certification and any industrial experience will be taken into account to reduce the time required on the course
  • Fife College NDT Centre complies with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2015 for the provision of training and examination of NDT Personnel

The course content includes:

  • Principles of x and gamma radiography
  • Radiation safety, equipment, and film types
  • Film exposure and processing
  • Film viewing requirements, penetrameters, sensitivity, and defect types
  • Film artefacts
  • Practical radiography and interpretation of radiographs

The course ends with a written and practical test.

After completing the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the basic theory of radiography
  • Appreciation of radiation safety principles
  • Understand radiographic techniques and film selection
  • Understand the origin of defects
  • Recognise the difference between defects and film faults
  • Carry out practical radiography using x and gamma
  • Interpret radiographs
  • Meet the syllabus requirements for PCN/ASNT Level 2
  • ASNT Examinations may be arranged on the final day of the course

PCN Examinations are available on demand after successful completion of an approved training course.

  • This course is suitable for NDT personnel, inspectors, and testers


  • On Application 
  • This price does not include exam or levy fees
Applications are currently suspended for this course.