UT Level II

UT 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 9 months can be gained towards personnel certification.

Practical applications / techniques

Compression and shear wave probes / Digital pulse echo / Transmission technique

General Theory

NDT Methods, applications, limitations and advantages / Understanding wave properties, interaction between different medium / Sound Generation, equipment, transducer parameters

Specific Theory

Interpretation and usage of NDT codes and procedures  / Ultrasonic testing in accordance with codes and procedures / Typical defects and their origins / Testing conditions, Quality, functionality checks / System calibration and verification / Safety and environmental considerations / Interpret, evaluate and report

Practical Skills

Selection of technique / Compilation of written instruction / Performance and quality checks / Performance of tests / Interpret and evaluate indications / Report compilation

Course notes shall be provided on first day

UT II General and Specific Notebook / UT Code Book / Questions and answer sheets / Homework


Access Conditions

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.


Training & Initial Examination (Non Members)

R29 610  (including VAT)

Training & Initial Examination (Corporate Members)

R28 214 (including VAT)

Initial Certification

R2 415 (including VAT)

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