Continuing Education

NDTC320 - Liquid Penetrant Inspection Level II

Prerequisites: NDTC100, NDTC200
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Course Overview

Liquid Penetrant Inspection (LPI or PT) is a nondestructive testing method used for detecting open to surface defects. Describe test principles, applications and limitations, test variables, calibration, evaluation of test sensitivity and interpretation of results. Inspect a variety of products, including castings, forgings, and weldments.

With the skills gained in this course, you will meet the training requirements for Level II Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Standard 48.9712-2014 for certification of NDT personnel in Penetrant Testing (PT).

Students should be aware that to become certified to Level II CGSB PT, NRCAN requires, (in addition to classroom training):
i. relevant work experience,
ii. code of conduct form,
iii. proof of vision to qualify for NDE certification
iv. successful completion of an Authorized Examination Center (AEC) supervised Practical exam and two Theoretical exams.

Required before enrollment:

1) Math (MATE555 or NDTC200) Effective October 2, 2017, prior to taking any NDT training courses all students will be required to either successfully complete the NAIT math skills test or provide evidence acceptable to NAIT that you have successfully passed a math examination administered by an NDTCB Recognized Training Organization (RTO)

2) Materials and Processes (MATE650 or NDTC100): Applicants must pass the Materials and Processes examination before taking training courses in non-destructive testing (NDT) methods. The examination must be invigilated in person. The Recognized Training Organization (RTO) must provide the grade obtained to the NRCan Non-Destructive Testing Certification Board (NDTCB) as part of a candidate’s application for certification.

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