Is it for me?

The Product Technology Appreciation eLearning course is suitable for anyone involved in non-destructive testing activities in the manufacturing stage or in in-service inspections and wishing to gain a better understanding in the manufacturing processes as well as the common discontinuities occur in each product.

This eLearning package gives you 30 days access to the eLearning materials.

Upon completing the full package you will be awarded a Certificate of Satisfactory Completion.

What will I learn?

The Product Technology covers the following:

  • Lesson 1 - Common Discontinuities: Describes the main types of discontinuities that can occur in metallic products
  • Lesson 2 - Basic Steel Metallurgy: Basic insight into the metallurgy of steel, and how its mechanical properties can be modified by alloying and heat treatment
  • Lesson 3 - Steel Making: Follows the steel making process, from the blast furnace to the preparation of steel for casting
  • Lesson 4 – Casting: Outlines some common methods that are used to cast metals, and the types of defects that can occur
  • Lesson 5 – Wrought Products: Outlines some common wrought processes, and the types of defects that can occur
  • Lesson 6 – Welding: Outlines the main arc welding processes, features of a weld, and types of welding defects

Each module contains:

  • Downloadable course notes
  • Pages explaining the underlying theory
  • Self–assessment questionnaires
  • An optional coursework section with questions on product technology.

The following additional eLearning products may be of interest – they can be purchased separately.

What else should I know?

UK Fee: £200 + VAT

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Please note: When you have booked your online training, you will receive an email notification with your login details.

eLearning technical specifications
In order to fully access the Magnetic Testing online course, you will need the following minimum system requirements:

  • Latest version of your web browser of choice (if possible) will provide the best experience
  • Recommended internet speed: at least 0.5 Mbps
  • Display resolution : minimum 1024x768

Ideal for use on desktops or tablets.

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