|Level 1 : MT, VT, PT||Direct access to the course shall be granted if the candidate has passed both mathematics and science at Grade 10 (Proof of Grade 10 – or equivalent such as N1; certificate is required).|
|Level 1 : UT, RT, ECT||Please note that RT Safety is mandatory for access to an RT 1 course and no RT 1 certificate shall be issued unless a RT Safety certificate in accordance with DOH and issued by Nelson Mandela Metropiltan University Certificate can be shown.|
Direct access to the course shall be granted if the candidate has passed both mathematics and science at Grade 12 (Proof of Grade 12 – or equivalent such as N3 certificate is required).
Please note that the Proficiency test is free of charge and only assesses the basic skills relating to mathematics, science, comprehension and communication capabilities required within the applicable NDT method. The pass mark for the Proficiency test is 70%. Please contact Harold Jansen (firstname.lastname@example.org) to ascertain availability and to make a booking.
Proficiency tests are performed on Thursdays between 8:00 and 11:00. In the case of candidates not being able to attend the Proficiency test due to transport problems, arrangements can be made to have the test e-mailed to a suitable invigilator and returned via email once completed.
|Level 2 – All Methods||Candidate shall be qualified i.e. have received training in accordance with ISO9712: 2012 requirements and have passed the Level 1 qualification examinations (certified is preferred) as a Level 1 NDT Technician in the applicable method and sector.|
Direct Access to Level 2:
Candidate shall have passed both mathematics and science at Grade 12 level (Equivalent to N3 – Proof of Grade 12 certificate is required) and have applicable tertiary qualification(s) and / or relevant NDT experience. Combination of Level 1 and Level 2 Training hours in accordance with an approved syllabus and training programme as per SAQCC – NDT requirements and based on Certification body approval. The Level 1 qualification examinations shall also have been successfully passed.
|Level 3 – All Methods||Candidate shall be qualified i.e. received training in accordance with ISO9712: 2012 requirements and have passed the Level 2 qualification examinations (certified is preferred) as a Level 2 NDT Technician in the applicable method and sector, appropriate tertiary qualifications (relevant to the NDT method – chemistry, mathematics or physics; and / or to the product or industry sector – chemistry, metallurgy, engineering etc.) are advantageous.|
All candidates for Level 3 Certification in any NDT method shall have successfully completed the Level 2 Practical exam. (If not certified as Level 2, the practical examination shall have been passed within 1 year from date of writing the Level 3 main method examination) Valid Level 2 Certificate in the applicable method and sector is mandatory when equipment operation or accepting tested components are required
Details of the Proficiency Test:
- Free of charge
- No limit on the number of attempts, keeping in mind that a different test shall be written each time
- Only a black or blue pen and a scientific calculator is required
- Tests are performed at SAIW branches on Thursday mornings @ 8am
- The duration of the test is 2 hours
- No electronic devices or other source material shall be allowed during the test
- Tests can also be performed at other venues if a suitable invigilator has been identified.
- The invigilator needs to provide details of the student as well as him / herself before a test will be sent to them.
- The role of the invigilator is to ensure that the candidate does not cheat during the test.
- The invigilator needs to return the completed test paper to SAIW for marking.
Please contact the relevant training administrator for further information or alternatively contact Harold Jansen email@example.com