All engineering disciplines especially those involved with any maintenance or reliability including management, engineers, technicians and craft personnel.
- Correct operation of the infrared imaging system, including adjusting the image, storing and retrieving data, provide proper care and verify the calibration of the instrument
- Understanding the basics of infrared theory including characterising the object and background
- Understanding basic heat transfer and to work within the limitations of the technology and follow basic inspection procedures
- Understanding qualitative thermography to be able to identify various patterns, anomalies and to make simple temperature measurements
- Familiarisation with the conditions required to carry out various inspections including mechanical, electrical components, energy systems and to consider any associated limitations
- Understanding basic safety concerns that must be addressed in order to conduct safe thermographic inspections
- Understanding of the factors that must be addressed when prioritizing potential problems for repair
- How to maintain a database and be able to complete a simple test report (BS ISO 18434-1:2008) using the analysis and report generation software developed for their IR system
- Application of the requirements of relevant codes and standards
Training in accordance with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9712.
- Correct infrared camera operation
- To be able to characterise the object and background for accurate temperature measurement
- To be able to identify patterns, shapes and anomalies in identifying problems
- To develop a route plan to collect data
- To develop an infrared inspection report to ISO standard