RT II Technicians should be competent to select the NDT technique for the testing method to be used; define the limitations of application of the testing method; translate NDT codes, standards, specifications, and procedures into NDT instructions adapted to the actual working conditions; (create written instruction); set up and verify equipment settings; (ensure quality of inspection); perform and supervise tests; (ensure scope coverage and compliance with customer requirements); interpret and evaluate results according to applicable standards, codes, specifications or procedures; (Accept or reject relevant indications) and carry out and supervise all tasks at or below Level II. Following the successful completion of the training, candidates will be eligible to write the qualification examination conducted by the Personnel Certification Body, where after industrial experience of 3 months can be gained towards personnel certification.
Practical applications / techniques
SWSI, DWSI, DWDI / Dense alloy Welded Plates and pipe / Isotope Ir-192 / X-ray / Dense alloy Castings and forging (optional extra) / (Light alloy applications available on request)
Advantages, disadvantages and limitations / Discontinuities, indications, defects / Radiation Safety, ionisation radiation / Electromagnetic radiation / Origin and properties of γ and X rays / Interaction with matter / Equipment
Sample preparation / Calibration and functionality checks / Radiation exposure and film parameters / Typical defects and detectability / Calibration and reference samples / Calibration and system checks / Signal interpretation and plotting
Performance and quality checks / Performance of tests / Exposure charts / Film development / Characterisation of indications / Recording results / Report writing
Course notes shall be provided on first day
RT I General and Specific Notebook / Written instructions / Questions and answer sheets / Homework