VT 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 programme, 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
Direct / Indirect / Translucent techniques
NDT Methods, applications, limitations and advantages / Understanding light properties / Vision, lighting, photometry / Optical principals and visual perception / Environmental factors / Equipment / Visual requirements / Safety
Interpretation and usage of NDT codes and procedures / Visual 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 / NDT report compilation
Selection of technique / Compilation of written instruction / Performance of tests / Interpret and evaluate indications / Report compilation
Course notes shall be provided on first day
VT II General and Specific Notebook / VT Code Book / Questions and answer sheets / Homework