1 Ultrasonic Testing (UT). Level 1. Doc Ref No. POP 16-8: 50 Rev 0 UT 1 Abbreviated SCOPE OF CERTIFICATION. Course duration : 10 days (80 hrs). 3 days (24hrs) Exam Method Title : Ultrasonic Testing Level 1. Method Code : UT Daily program : 8am to 4 pm daily Tea and coffee breaks in morning and Scope of Certification: afternoon. Industrial sector : Pre-and in service Testing Lunch is included. Product sector : UT Forgings ------- UT Castings Abbreviated course description (Detailed syllabus and course program provided as part of training manual). UT Butt weld in plate UT Butt weld in pipe General Theory Advantages, disadvantages & limitations Practical applications / techniques Discontinuities, indications, defects Compression and shear wave probes Wave properties Digital pulse echo Sound generation Transmission technique Transducer parameters Sound transfer CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Signal detection, display and characterisation Specific Theory TRAINING - ATB.
2 (Approved Training Body) Sample preparation Probe selection Course pre-requisite Signal response & influencing factors Grade 12 with mathematics and science or pass mark in the Limitations SAQCC-NDT proficiency test ( 70%). Calibration and reference samples Calibration and system checks Courses are presented in English, thus the student must be Signal interpretation & plotting able to speak, read, write and understand the English language. Practical Skills Performance and quality checks Candidates should indicate, on the course application form, Performance of tests any special needs they might have during the training program Characterisation of indications or subsequent examination. Recording results / Report writing ------- Necessities for the first day Course notes shall be provided on first day: Students are required to bring a copy of their ID/Passport, UT 1 Gen & Spec Notebook course booking confirmation, 4 x ID photo's (Colour), protective Written instructions clothing (for use during practical) , scientific calculator, blue / Questions & answer sheets black pen and pencil as well as a ruler Homework SAQCC NDT Scheme Training, Examination and & Certification of NDT Personnel TRA EXAM CERT 1.
3 Ultrasonic Testing (UT). Level 1. Doc Ref No. POP 16-8: 50 Rev 0 UT 1 Abbreviated Suggested / additional reading material TRAINING ATB. (continued) (Available in the SAIW Technical Library). ASNT NDT Handbook Vol 7 UT; Workman , Course conduct / requirements Kisboni D, tech. ed., Moore , ed Approved training programs, provided in accordance with the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Vol. , NDT. SAQCC requirements, by approved training bodies, shall be ASNT Level II Study Guide: Ultrasonic Testing acceptable towards certification. (Refer to ATB approval audit checklist). Method ASNT Level III Study Guide: Ultrasonic Testing Class participation Method. 100% attendance is required with candidate expected to Basic Metallurgy for Non-Destructive Testing ; Taylor J. participate in class discussions and quizzes L. Ultrasonic Flaw detection for Technicians; Drury Practical work Ultrasonic Testing of Materials; Krautkramer Practical Assignments to be handed in and assessed Ultrasonic Testing ; Marks (PTP Series).
4 Introduction to NDT: A Training Guide; Mix, Formative Assessment Non-destructive Evaluation and Quality Control: ASM. Two class tests shall be written during the course Handbook, Volume 17. duration. Pass mark 70% ------- Applicable Codes (ISO TC 135 SC 3 & CEN TC 138). Homework Homework to be completed and assessed on a daily Specific training is based on the codes mentioned below. basis 2013 ASME BPVC Section V Art 4, 5 & 23. ------- 2013 ASME BPVC Section VIII Div 1 Mand App 12. Course outcomes ISO 2400 NDT UT: Calibration block No. 1. After completion of this course the candidate shall be able to ISO 4992 1 NDT UT: Steel castings: Gen. purposes perform NDT in accordance with a written instruction. ISO 4992 2 NDT UT: Steel castings: High Stress Furthermore, the candidate shall be capable of performing the ISO 5577 NDT UT: Vocabulary following actions: ISO 5817 Steel welds : Qual.
5 Lev. for imperfections ISO 6520 1 Fusion Welding Class. of geometric 1. Set-up the equipment imperfections 2. Perform the tests ISO 7963 NDT UT: Calibration block No. 2. 3. Record and classify the inspection results based on ISO 10375 NDT UT: Characterization of search written instructions unit and sound field 4. Report the results ISO 11666 NDT UT: Welds : Acceptance levels (EN 1712). ISO 12710 NDT UT: Eval. electr. char of UT instr. The candidate shall be eligible for the qualification ISO 12715 NDT UT: Characterization of contact examinations once he / she has successfully completed the (EN 583-2) search unit beam profiles training course. ISO 16810 NDT UT: General principles (EN 583-1). ------- ISO 16811 NDT UT: Sensitivity and range setting Course deliverables ISO 16823 NDT UT: Transmission technique (EN 583-3). Proof of training record shall be issued after completion of training.
6 SAQCC NDT Scheme Training, Examination and & Certification of NDT Personnel TRA EXAM CERT 2. Ultrasonic Testing (UT). Level 1. Doc Ref No. POP 16-8: 50 Rev 0 UT 1 Abbreviated TRAINING ATB. (continued) Practical 3 x samples (F, C & W). 2 hrs / sample Applicable Codes (Continued) Pass 70% for each sample ISO 16826 NDT UT: Discon. @90 to surface Two rewrite opportunities are allowed, not earlier than 1. (EN 583-4). ISO 16827 NDT UT: Char & Sizing month, nor later than two years, from date of initial (EN 583-5). examination. ISO 17577 NDT UT: Steel flat; Thick 6mm ISO 17635 General rules for metallic material Results are valid for 2 years after successful completion ISO 17640 NDT UT: Welds (EN 1714) and prior to certification. ISO 18175 NDT UT: Eval electr perf. charac. of pulse-echo Testing systems Examination deliverables ISO 22825 NDT UT: Aust.
7 Steel & Ni-alloys ISO 23279 NDT UT: Charact. of weld indications Examination result letter shall be issued, no later than (EN 1713). EN 10228 3 NDT UT: Ferr. / Mart. steel forgings four weeks after completion of examination (correct e- EN 10228 4 NDT UT: Aust. & aust-ferr. S/S forgings mail address needed on the examination application EN 12668 NDT UT: Char & verification of equip. form). (BS 5331). Although codes do not form part of the Level 1 specific training, it is important for the student to have exposure to it, since, during Level 2. specific training, the codes are discussed in detail and the specific VISION ACUITY. examination is an open book examination based on a supplied code. The candidate shall provide documentary evidence of QUALIFICATION EXAMINATION AQB satisfactory vision in accordance with the following (Approved Qualification Body).
8 Requirements: Qualification examination near vision acuity shall permit reading a minimum of General 40 Multiple Choice Questions Jaeger number 1 or Times Roman N or equivalent 2 minutes / question letters (having a height of 1,6 mm) at not less than 30 cm Pass 70%. with one or both eyes, either corrected or uncorrected;. Specific 40 Multiple Choice Questions colour vision shall be sufficient that the candidate can 2 minutes / question distinguish and differentiate contrast between the colours Pass 70%. or shades of grey used in the NDT method concerned, as specified by the employer. SAQCC NDT Scheme Training, Examination and & Certification of NDT Personnel TRA EXAM CERT 3. Ultrasonic Testing (UT). Level 1. Doc Ref No. POP 16-8: 50 Rev 0 UT 1 Abbreviated Certification is valid for a period of five years INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE ------- Certification becomes invalid: Industrial Experience duration : 3 month / 528 hrs on the expiry date indicated on the certificate.
9 As soon as the candidate has passed his / her personnel qualification examination, he / she is required to obtained behaviour incompatible with the certification procedures industrial experience, which consists of two aspects viz. or failure to abide by a code of ethics;. company specific training as well as performing NDT tasks within industry. if the individual becomes physically incapable of performing his duties based upon failure of the visual Industry specific training focuses on the mastering of individual acuity examination taken annually under the techniques and is performed in accordance with the company responsibility of his employer;. quality manual / written practice. if a significant interruption takes place in the method for Once completed, industrial experience records shall be which the individual is certified.
10 Submitted to the CB in the form of a On the job training and experience Matrix', (Refer to logbook) compiled by the if the individual fails recertification, until such time as the applicable mentoring staff and verified by the Responsible individual meets the requirements for recertification or Level 3 or suitably qualified individual. initial certification. Restitution: CERTIFICATION. Criteria for restitution of the certificate, shall depend on the Certification (Initial) reason for and the duration of the certificate being invalid, and can range from having to write only a practical Complete the NDT logbook and submit a copy together with examination, to writing a completed qualification application form and proof of payment to the Administration examination as per initial candidate requirements. Controller - Certification RENEWAL.