Course Title:
Corrosion Detection and Monitoring - Advanced Ultrasonic Inspection (PAUT)

CountryVenueCourse FeeStart DateFurther Information
United KingdomCambridge
£ 1,620.00 + VAT
03 December 2018
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Suitable for:
The Corrosion Awareness - Advanced Ultrasonic Inspection course is aimed at:
  • Level 2 Phased Array Ultrasonic Inspectors, previous knowledge of plant/pipeline/vessel inspection would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Candidates wishing to have a greater understanding of corrosion and its detrimental effect on materials
  • Candidates who interface with the NDT inspectors and wish to gain a greater understanding of corrosion and ultrasonic phased array inspection

Course Content:

Benefits, capabilities and limitations of advanced ultrasonic methods for the detection and monitoring of corrosion/erosion; establishing sensitivity required by code, standard, or client’s custom requirements, and identification of most appropriate system solution to meet this; specific practical sessions in setting up 1Axis and 2Axis scanners for data acquisition, and understand the benefits of each; analysis of acquired data and sample files to recognise, identify, quantify and report accurate results.

Course Objectives:
  • To gain corrosion specific certification in ultrasonic inspection using advanced methods
  • To better understand the principles of corrosion and material degradation
  • To be able to recognise the need for corrosion investigation
  • To be able to apply practical methods for testing and monitoring of corrosion
  • To appreciate the difficulties associated with corrosion inspection and control
  • To interpret the requirements of appropriate standards
  • To pass the CSWIP corrosion awareness examination
  • To gain a Corrosion Monitoring certification in Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT)

Additional Information:

Candidates wishing to gain certification must hold ISO 9712 Level 2 Phased Array Testing approval.