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Radiography Training

RADIOGRAPHIC TESTING (RT) LEVEL 1
DURATION TYPE Technique
Training course:
BRS held: 4 daysBRS not held: 5 days
Theory and practical Light / Dense ( metal )
Examination:
BRS held: 1 day
BRS not held: 1 day
Theory and practical Light / Dense ( metal )
Why attend this course?
This programme involves RT Theory and Practical training and is PCN recognised providing excellent preparation for the Level 1 examinations; it meets in full the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation..Also suitable for employer based certification schemes such as SNT-TC-IA / EN4179 / NAS410.
Course content
  • Basic radiation safety
  • Properties of X-ray and Gamma rays
  • Atomic structures
  • Generation of X-rays
  • Natural and artificial gamma radiation sources
  • Gamma ray equipment
  • Radiographic film
  • Intensifying screens, exposure charts, calculations
  • Techniques for weld and/or casting radiography
  • Darkroom procedures
  • Radiographic quality
  • Application of a written instruction/radiographic technique
  • Specifications and procedures
  • Practical exercises

All students that wish to perform radiography require a valid Basic Radiation Safety (BRS) certificate, this can be included as part of any RT course.

Responsibilities of an Radiographic Testing Level 1 certified NDT professional:

An individual certified to Radiographic Testing Level 1 has demonstrated competence to carry out Radiographic Testing according to written instructions and under the supervision of Level 2 or Level 3 personnel. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level 1 personnel may be authorised by the employer to perform the following in accordance with Radiographic Testing instructions:

  • Set up Radiographic Testing equipment
  • Perform Radiographic Inspection tests
  • Record and classify results of the tests according to written criteria
  • Report the results of Radiographic tests

Radiographic Testing Level 1 certified personnel shall neither be responsible for the choice of test method or technique to be used, nor for the interpretation of the test results.

RADIOGRAPHIC TESTING (RT) LEVEL 2
DURATION TYPE Technique
Training course:
BRS held: 13 daysBRS not held: 15 days
Theory and practical Light / Dense ( metal )
Examination:
BRS held: 1 day
BRS not held: 1 day
Theory and practical Light / Dense ( metal )
Why attend this course?
This programme includes a combination of the RT Interpretation and RT Theory and Practice course. PCN recognised and provides excellent preparation for the Level 2 examinations; it meets in full the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.This course is also suitable for employer based certification schemes such as SNT-TC-IA / EN4179 / NAS410.
Course content
  • Basic radiation safety
  • Properties of X-ray and Gamma rays
  • Atomic structures
  • Generation of X-rays
  • Natural and artificial gamma radiation sources
  • Gamma ray equipment
  • Radiographic film
  • Intensifying screens, exposure charts, calculations
  • Techniques for weld and/or casting radiography
  • Darkroom procedures
  • Radiographic quality
  • Interpretation of radiographs
  • Preparation of a written instruction/radiographic technique
  • Specifications and procedures
  • Practical exercises
Responsibilities of an Radiographic Testing Level 2 certified NDT professional

An individual certified to Radiographic Testing Level 2 has demonstrated competence to perform NDT according to NDT procedures. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level 2 personnel may be authorised by the employer to:

  • Select the Radiographic Testing technique for the test method to be used
  • Define the limitations of application of the testing method
  • Translate Radiographic Testing codes, standards, specifications and procedures into Radiographic Testing instructions adapted to the actual working conditions
  • Set up and verify Radiographic Testing equipment settings
  • Perform and supervise Radiographic tests
  • Interpret and evaluate results according to applicable standards, codes, specifications or procedures
  • Prepare written Radiographic Testing instructions
  • Carry out and supervise all tasks at or below Level 2
  • Provide guidance for personnel at or below Level 2
  • Report the results of Radiographic tests.
RADIOGRAPHIC TESTING (RT) LEVEL 3
DURATION TYPE Technique
Depending on own experience Theory training course and examination Light / Dense ( metal )
Why attend this course?
This programme includes a combination of general theory and specific application theory with procedure writing. It is PCN recognised and provides excellent preparation for the Level 3 examination; it meets in full the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.This course is also suitable for employer based certification schemes such as SNT-TC-IA / EN4179 / NAS410.
Course content
  • Properties of X-ray and Gamma rays
  • Atomic structures
  • Generation of X-rays
  • Natural and artificial gamma radiation sources
  • Gamma ray equipment
  • Radiographic film
  • Intensifying screens, exposure charts, calculations
  • Techniques for weld and/or casting radiography
  • Darkroom procedures
  • Radiographic quality
  • Interpretation of radiographs
  • Specifications and procedures
  • Computed and digital radiographic techniques and systems
  • Preparation of a procedure
Responsibilities of an Radiographic Testing Level 3 certified NDT professional

An individual certified to Radiographic Testing Level 3 has demonstrated competence to perform and direct Radiographic Testing operators for which he is certified. Radiographic Testing Level 3 personnel have demonstrated:

    • The competence to evaluate and interpret results in terms of existing standards, codes, and specifications
    • Sufficient practical knowledge of applicable materials, fabrication, process, and product technology to select Radiographic Testing methods, establish Radiographic Testing techniques and assist in establishing acceptance criteria where non are otherwise available
    • A general familiarity with other NDT methods

Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Radiographic Testing Level 3 personnel may be authorised to:

  • Assume full responsibility for the test facility or examination centre and staff
  • Establish, review for editorial and technical correctness and validate Radiographic Testing instructions and procedures
  • Interpret codes, standards, specifications and procedures
  • Designate the particular Radiographic test methods, techniques and procedures to be used
  • Within the scope and limitations of any certification held, carry out all tasks at all levels
  • Provide guidance for Ultrasonic Testing personnel at all levels

Level 3 certified personnel may be authorised to carry out, manage and supervise PCN qualification examinations on behalf of the British Institute of NDT (BINDT).

Where Level 3 duties require the individual to apply routine NDT by a method or methods within a particular product or industry sector, BINDT strongly recommends that the industry demand that this person should hold and maintain Level 2 certification in the applicable method(s) and sector(s).

The range and scope of PCN certification available at each level is defined in the relevant appendix to these general requirements.

RADIOGRAPHIC TESTING: REFRESHER / RECERTIFICATION
DURATION TYPE Technique
Depending on own requirements Practical training and examination Light / Dense ( metal )
Why attend this course?
Ideal for those who already have a basic understanding of the techniques of radiographic testing and would like intensive instruction to improve their knowledge and increase their experience in preparation for a recertification examination. This course is suitable for refresher training towards both the PCN and employer based recertification examinations.
Content

(Subject to student’s requirements)

  • Relevant examination criteria
  • Practical exercises on equipment similar to that encountered in examinations
  • A theory package orientated towards examination requirements
  • Instruction writing
  • Mock examination
Sector Fee
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Training + Exam Exam Only Training + Exam Exam Only
Basic Radiation Safety 25,000
Radiography Training (Weld) (light & Dense Metal) Refer Level 2 80,000 (combined level 1 and level 2) 40,000 88,000 48,000
Radiography Training (casting) (light & Dense Metal) Refer Level 2 80,000 (combined level 1 and level 2) 40,000 88,000 48,000
Radiographic Interpretation Weld (Dense Metal or Light Metal only) 45,000 25,000
Radiographic Interpretation Weld ( Both Light + Dense Metal) 55,000 30,000
Radiographic Interpretation Casting (Dense and Light Metal) 60,000 35,000
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