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Is it for me?

This course is designed for NDT personnel, inspectors, and technicians engaged in or responsible for inspection of castings, forgings, or fabricated items during manufacture or in-service in different product sectors.

It is also suitable for personnel working in the aerospace industry.

Student measuring flaw sizes after penetrant proce
Student measuring flaw sizes after penetrant processing
Student removing excess penetrant during a thin pl
Student removing excess penetrant during a thin plate inspection
The tutor demonstrates the use of UV-A to inspect
The tutor demonstrates the use of UV-A to inspect fluorescent indications

What will I learn?

This course will cover materials, methods, compatibility of materials, and equipment and safety aspects. It will also offer you practical exercises and methods of assessing sensitivity. During the Level 2 instruction writing and application, attendees requiring only Level 1 training will carry out practical applications to written instructions.

Training is in accordance with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9712 and ends with a written and practical test.

What will I leave with?

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the basic principles of penetrant inspection methods
  • Carry out penetrant inspection using solvent-removable, water-washable and post-emulsifiable/removal processes
  • Write clear and concise inspection instructions and test reports
  • Meet syllabus requirements for CSWIP, PCN Level 2

Certification

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What else should I know?

Price listed is the direct access Level 2 and includes examination and levy fees. For Level 1 options, please contact Customer Services.

Please note:
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.

PCN in India:
We would like to bring it to your notice that TWI India has decided to withdraw ATO of BINDT (with effect from 31st July 2018). Hence, after 31st of July, we will not be in a position to undertake any PCN courses or exams.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
No mandatory course entry requirements.

Training requirements:
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 training hours requirement is fulfilled when candidates attend one of TWI's training courses.

Certification requirements:
The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is:

  • Level 1 - 1 month
  • Level 2 - 3 months (Direct Level 2 - 4 months)

Certification will not be issued until successful completion of the examination and the required experience is achieved.

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