Ideal preparation for inspection engineers, technicians, NDT operators or surveyors who require a knowledge of visual inspection techniques, an understanding of likely problem areas and an appreciation of inspection methodology.
Introduction to visual inspection; fundamentals of vision and light; introduction to NDT; visual inspection equipment; factors influencing visual inspection; product technology (welding, casting, forging etc.); practical inspection methodology; inspection, weld repair and heat treatment requirements.
The course ends with the certification examination.
Training in accordance with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9712.
- To outline the factors influencing visual inspection
- To explain the place of visual inspection in relation to NDT
- To enable candidates to utilise a range of visual inspection equipment
- To meet syllabus requirements for CSWIP Level 2
Price listed is for direct access Level 2 and includes examination and levy fees. For Level 1 option, please contact Customer Services.
All candidates attending a PCN examination (initial, retest or renewal) must provide photo ID (e.g Driving licence number, Passport number, PCN ID Card) on the day of sitting the examination.
Failure to do so will result in the candidate being turned away.
The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:
- Level 1 - 16 hours
- Level 2 - 24 hours (Direct level 2 - 40 hours)
The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is:
- Level 1 - 1 month
- Level 2 - 3 months