This BINDT approved course provides the basic theory and practice of ultrasonic weld testing and gives the ideal start to a career in ultrasonics. Training is accredited to ASNT and PCN Level 1 (PCN syllabus reference no PCN/ GEN/92 Appendix C1.2).

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

  • Five days
  • Delivered at Stenton Campus, Glenrothes
  • ASNT Examinations may be arranged on the final day of the course
  • PCN Examinations are available on demand
  • Basic principles of ultrasonics, and the nature of sound
  • The flaw detector and testing equipment
  • Calibration flaw location and sizing methods
  • Practical exercises

On completing the course, you should:

  • Understand the basic concept of ultrasonic testing
  • Select and calibrate the appropriate equipment
  • Thickness measure
  • Carry out parent material inspection
  • Inspect butt welded joints in plate
  • Correctly locate, size and report parent plate and weld defects
  • This course is suitable for NDT personnel, inspectors and engineers requiring an introduction to ultrasonic inspection
  • £600 for the five day course
Applications are currently suspended for this course.