This BINDT approved course provides comprehensive knowledge of the theory and practice of weld inspection for technicians to reach Level 2 standard.

Training accredited to PCN Level 2 (PCN requirements document PCN WI Issue 3 Rev A).


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

  • Welding technology – processes and defects
  • Welding terminology
  • Engineering materials
  • Heat treatment processes
  • Quality assurance/quality control
  • Application of appropriate standards
  • Practical inspection of plate and pipe welds
  • Macros and bend specimens
  • Report writing

After completing the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the principles of welding processes
  • Understand the principles of weld metallurgy
  • Know the nature and origin of welding defects
  • Understand the importance of welding, process quality control and associated documentation and how relevant standards are applied and interpreted
  • Be able to carry out practical inspections of weldments
  • Report accordingly

Fife College NDT Centre complies with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2015 for the provision of training and examination of NDT personnel.

  • This course is suitable for NDT personnel, inspectors, and engineers
  • £1,204
  • This price includes exam or levy fees