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Holders of a qualification in a relevant engineering or science subject. CSWIP 3.3U ROV inspectors, CSWIP 3.1U or 3.2U diver inspectors and surface NDT practitioners.

What will I learn?

This course will teach you advanced NDT techniques, recording and processing data, interpretation and recording methods, quality assurance, intervention techniques, plus inspection, planning and briefing.

What will I leave with?

By the end of the course, you should:

  • Be competent to plan and co-ordinate sub-sea inspection programmes 
  • Be proficient in recording and processing data produced by subsea inspection campaigns 
  • Gain eligibility to sit the CSWIP 3.4U examination

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What else should I know?

10 day course and 2 day exam (date to be arranged when booking and subject to availability). Fee includes exam.

Note for UK customers: In Middlesbrough, the course and exam are conducted on 12 consecutive week days. In Aberdeen, the course and exam are conducted on 12 consecutive days including week-ends.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To access this course you need to meet one of the following criteria:  

  • Have a qualification in a relevant engineering or science subject which should not be less than HNC level or equivalent and a minimum of 12 months subsea engineering related work, including a minimum of 60 days spent at an offshore site OR
  • Be a current or previously approved CSWIP 3.3U ROV Inspector who has held this certification for a minimum of one year, with a minimum of 300 logged hours of underwater inspection work OR
  • Be a current or previously approved CSWIP 3.1U or 3.2U Diver Inspector who has held such certification for a minimum of three years, with a minimum of 100 logged hours of underwater inspection work OR
  • Be a surface NDT Practitioner certified under CSWIP, PCN in ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle or penetrant testing or equivalent approval accepted by the CSWIP In-Service Inspection Management Committee, who has a minimum of 3 years documented experience in the application of NDT methods related to offshore facilities and to have spent a minimum of 30 days at an offshore work site gaining familiarity with underwater inspection techniques.

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