Personnel engaged in the assessment of weld acceptance or rejection from automated ultrasonic testing systems.
Knowledge of phased array technique; advantages/disadvantages; overview of Pipe Wizard; interpretation of results from pipe girth weld inspections using RD Tech Viewer software; auditing of AUT records.
The course ends with the certification examination.
Training in accordance with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9712.
- The accurate reporting of weld condition from AUT data
- Differentiation of defects from geometric features
- Assessment of AUT records against a specification
- Assessment of calibration records
- To meet the CSWIP syllabus requirements
CSWIP AUT certification is available for candidates holding BS EN ISO 9712 UT certification (e.g. PCN or CSWIP).
Inspectors who do not hold BS EN ISO 9712 Level 2 certification in ultrasonic inspection are required to sit the CSWIP UT Welds Level 2 General Paper (40 multiple choice questions) in addition to the AUT Data Interp exam. Please note, no additional UT training will be provided on the course.
The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:
The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is: