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COURSE CONTENT FOR NDT TRAINING

CNDT seeks to offer training in six (6) different NDT methods. These are Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Dye Penetrant Testing (PT), Visual Testing (VT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Radiographic Testing(RT) and Eddy Current(ECI).

ULTRASONIC TESTING (UT)

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 1

General Theory

  •  Principles of Ultrasonic Testing Equipment
  •  Testing Techniques
  •  Calibration of testing Systems

Specific Theory

  •  Detects ability of defects
  •  Factors affecting the performance of ultrasonic Test
  •  Codes of practice and Standards 
  •  Conducting and Recording the test

Practical Examination

  •  Follow written Instructions and process the inspection test pieces .
  •  Record and Report defects from known datum markers
  •  Carry out pre-test calibration Checks and post-test procedures

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 2 

General Theory

  •  Principles of Ultrasonic Testing Equipment
  •  Testing Techniques
  •  Calibration of testing Systems

Specific Theory

  •  Detects ability of defects
  •  Factors affecting the performance of ultrasonic Test
  •  Codes of practice and Standards 
  •  Conducting and Recording the test
  •  Interpretation of test results
  •  Product Technology Theory

Practical Examination

  •  Production of written Instructions 
  •  Determine the best inspection techniques for the parts and process the inspection test

pieces

  •  Record and Report defects from known datum markers
  •  Carry out pre-test calibration Checks and post-test procedures

MAGNETIC PARTICLE (MT)

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 1

General Theory

Safety Precautions

  •  Basic Principles of MPI
  •  Methods of Magnetization
  •  Inspection and detection of indications
  •  Checks and Calibration of equipments 
  •  Test Procedures
  •  Detect ability of defects

 Standards and Specifications

Specific Theory

  •  Application of the method and use of codes
  •  Specifications and Procedures applicable to the company including the control checks

Practical Examination

  •  Follow written Instructions and process the inspection test pieces .
  •  Record and Report defects from known datum markers
  •  Carry out pre-test calibration Checks and post-test procedures

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 2 

General Theory

Safety Precautions

  •  Test Procedures
  •  Detect ability of defects
  •  Interpretation and Reporting
  •  Post test procedure calculations
  •  Selection of appropriate Techniques

Specific Theory

  •  Application of the method to the specific requirement of the company
  •  Specific Requirements Of The Company In Particular Making Reference To Those

Codes

  •  Specifications And Procedures Used By The Company, Including The Relevant Control

Checks.

  •  Product Technology Of The Products For The Relevant Sector, that is; Welds, Castings,

Forgings-This Includes Manufacturing Processes ,Defect

  •  Formation And Detection

Practical Examination

  •  Yokes, Techniques using wet fluorescent  and  powders
  •  Demagnetization

LIQUID PENETRANT TESTING (PT)

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 1

General Theory

Safety Precautions

  •  Basic Principles of LPI
  •  Safety Precautions
  •  Surface Preparation of Materials for inspection
  •  Material and Equipments Used
  •  Assessments and Implementation of Control Tests
  •  Suitable test Procedure
  •  Post Test Procedures

Specific Theory

  •  Application of the method and use of codes
  •  Specifications and Procedures applicable to the company including the relevant control

checks

Practical Examination

  •  Follow written Instructions and process the inspection test pieces .
  •  Record and Report defects from known datum markers
  •  Carry out pre-test calibration Checks and post-test procedures

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 2 (In addition to the Level Syllabus)  

General Theory

  •  Safety Precautions
  •  Test Procedures
  •  Detect ability of defects
  •  Interpretation and Reporting
  •  Post test procedure calculations
  •  Selection of appropriate Techniques

Specific Theory

  •  Application of the method to the specific requirement of the company
  •  Specific Requirements Of The Company In Particular Making Reference To Those

Codes

  •  Specifications and Procedures Used By The Company, Including The Relevant Control

Checks.

  •  Product Technology Of The Products For The Relevant Sector, that; Welds, Castings,

Forgings-This Includes Manufacturing Processes 

  •  Defect Formation And Detection

Practical Examination

  •  Visible(Red) and fluorescent Penetrant test of various types  of engineering components

using dry, wet, solvent suspended developers

RADIOGRAPHIC TESTING (RT)

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 1

  •  Nuclear Physics-Interaction of Radiation with Matter
  •  Non Conventional  Radiography
  •  Shielding, Radiation Detectors, Biological Effect
  •  Techniques in Radiography
  •  Radiation Protection-Basic rules and techniques
  •  Codes, Standards and Procedures
  •   Sources of Radiation and their Characteristics-Acceptable Standards
  •  Film Radiography-manufacturing processes and discontinuities
  •  Film Processing-Interpretation of radiographs
  •  Inspection techniques and Procedures
  •  Sensitivity and Definition, IQI’s, Other accessories
  •  Types of Discontinuities

Practical Examination

  •  Radiography of welds
  •  Evaluation of Gamma Rays

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 2

(In addition to the Level Syllabus)  

  •  Non Conventional  Radiography
  •  Techniques in Radiography
  •  Radiation Protection-Basic rules and techniques
  •  Codes, Standards and Procedures
  •  Acceptable Standards
  •  Manufacturing processes and discontinuities
  •  Interpretation of Radiographs

Practical Examination

Same as Level 1 + Interpretation,  Evaluation of Radiographs

  •  Recording of test results 
  •  Preparation of Test results

RADIOGRAPHIC FILM INTERPRETATION(RFI)

Course Objectives

  •  Understanding the basic principles of the radiographic inspection procedures
  •  Understanding the radiographic film processing and procedures
  •  Recognizes limitations in exposure quality
  •  Understanding potential causes of processing artifacts
  •  Assess Radiographic quality and understand viewing condition requirements
  •  Interpret Radiographic codes and specifications and write reports based on code

requirements

  •  Understanding Origins of defect, locate and recognize radiographic images of defects

with a high probability of detection

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 2

  •  Review of the Radiographic
  •  Variables Related To Film
  •  Interpretation
  •  Film Radiographic Viewing
  •  Radiographic Image Quality
  •  Exposure Techniques
  •  Discontinuities
  •  Radiographic artifacts
  •  Codes, Procedures, and Written
  •  Practices
  •  Radiographic Report Forms

Practical Examination

  •  Calibrating and using densitometers,
  •  Evaluating radiographs related to casting and welds

VISUAL TESTING (VT)

Course Objectives

  •  Identifying various weld discontinuities
  •  Understanding the relevant welding technology related to visual inspection
  •  Understanding the need for documentation in welding
  •  Familiarity with codes and standards related to inspection requirements
  •  Carry out inspection of parent materials and consumables
  •  Perform visual inspection of welds, report on them and assess their compliance with

specified standards

  •  Gaining sufficient Knowledge to successfully complete the CSWIP 3.0 Visual Welding

Inspector Examination

TRAINING TOPICS FOR LEVEL 2

  •  Fundamentals of light and lighting
  •  Physiology of vision
  •  Fundamentals of Imaging
  •  Visual Weld testing practices
  •  Effect of fatigue
  •  Fibre optic Bore scopes
  •  Documentation of visual testing
  •  Analysis of visual testing

Practical Examination

  •  Light Intensity Measurements,
  •  Evaluating discontinuities in Cast, Rolled, Forged, Welded and inspection of engineering

components