EDDY CURRENT TESTING

PCN ISO 9712 & SNT-TC-1A 

Eddy Current Testing level 1

Joining Instructions - PCN Eddy Current Testing Level 1

This course provides detailed information on the inspection of welds utilising the Eddy Current Testing method, incorporating the latest equipment. This course is PCN recognised and provides excellent preparation for Eddy Current Testing Level 1 examinations. It meets in full the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.

 

Course Content

  • Electrical properties

  • Principles of magnetism

  • Principles of electromagnetism

  • Eddy-current inspection equipment

  • Equipment calibration

  • Defect detection and evaluation

  • Eddy Current techniques

  • Extensive practical experience

  • Relevant standards

  • PCN documentation

 

Course Objectives

An individual certified to Eddy Current Testing Level 1 has demonstrated competence to carry out Eddy Current 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 Eddy Current Testing instructions:

  • Set up Eddy Current Testing equipment

  • Perform Eddy Current Inspection tests

  • Record and classify results of the tests according to written criteria

  • Report the results of Eddy Current tests

 

Eddy Current 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.

Identification

You must bring along some form of photographic ID. Please note this should be government issued e.g. Driver’s license or passport.

 

Fitness

If you have any special needs, please let us know as soon as possible.

Prerequisites

  • The candidate must be 18 years of age

  • Complete booking form

  • Meet PCN/GEN requirements

 

PCN Certification is awarded once the student has demonstrated the required experience and training hours have been met and successful completion of the PCN examination has been achieved.

Level 1 – 40 training hours and 3 months experience.

 

Please if you have any special condition that may affect your learning, let us know as soon as possible. Counselling and assessment special consideration are available for learners with special needs.

 

Duration: 5 days

Cost:

Training Course- £760

Exam Fee- £214

PCN Levy- £78

PCN Administration Fee- £45

Total: £1097+VAT  

Eddy Current Testing level 2

This course provides detailed information on the inspection of welds utilising the Eddy Current Testing method, incorporating the latest equipment. This course is PCN recognised and provides excellent preparation for Eddy Current Testing Level 2 examinations. It meets in full the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.

 

Course Content

  • Electrical properties

  • Principles of magnetism

  • Principles of electromagnetism

  • Eddy Current inspection equipment

  • Equipment calibration

  • Defect detection and evaluation

  • Eddy Current techniques

  • Extensive hands-on experience

  • Report/instruction writing

  • Relevant standards

  • PCN documentation

 

Course Objectives

An individual certified to Eddy Current Testing Level 2 has demonstrated competence to perform NDT according to NDT procedures. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level 2 personnel may be authorised by the employer to:

  • Select the Eddy Current Testing technique for the test method to be used

  • Define the limitations of application of the testing method

  • Translate Eddy Current Testing codes, standards, specifications and procedures into Eddy Current  Testing instructions adapted to the actual working conditions

  • Set up and verify Eddy Current Testing equipment settings

  • Perform and supervise Eddy Current tests

  • Interpret and evaluate results according to applicable standards, codes, specifications or procedures

  • Prepare written Eddy Current Testing instructions

  • Carry out and supervise all tasks at or below Level 2

  • Provide guidance for personnel at or below Level 2

  • Report the results of Eddy Current tests.

 

Identification

You must bring along some form of photographic ID. Please note this should be government issued e.g. Driver’s license or passport.

 

Fitness

If you have any special needs, please let us know as soon as possible.

 

Prerequisites

  • The candidate must be 18 years of age

  • Complete booking form

  • Meet PCN/GEN requirements

 

PCN Certification is awarded once the student has demonstrated the required experience and training hours have been met and successful completion of the PCN examination has been achieved.

Level 2 – 40 training hours and 9 months experience (assuming the candidate holds a current Level 1 Certificate)

Level 2 – 80 training hours and 12 months experience (direct)

Please if you have any special condition that may affect your learning, let us know as soon as possible. Counselling and assessment special consideration are available for learners with special needs.

Duration: 10 days

Cost:

Training Course- £1311

Exam Fee- £296

PCN Levy- £78

PCN Administration Fee- £45

Total: £1730+VAT