Engineering, management and supervisory staff who need to understand the potential problems and avoidance procedures for welding and cutting operations. It is especially appropriate for graduate staff who need systematic training in the subject.
Terminology; review of commonly used welding processes and NDT methods; features and control of welding processes; use and control of consumables; approval testing; inspection procedures and techniques; welding imperfections and their causes and interpretation; comparative studies in practical application of welding and NDT; hands-on experience of welding and NDT.
- To provide a basic understanding of the principles of welding processes
- To provide a basic understanding of the principles of visual weld inspection
- To give an overview of the main NDT methods used to inspect welds
- To provide an opportunity to carry out practical NDT inspection on welded samples
Some practical elements of the training will require dust coats and safety boots. Although some are available at the training centre, candidates are advised to bring their own PPE clothing. Gloves, goggles and other relevant PPE will be provided.