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Eddy Current Inspection of Aerospace Structures and Components

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Are you seeking formal training and qualification in Eddy Current Inspection (ECI) for aerospace structures and components?

What will I learn

Are you seeking formal training and qualification in Eddy Current Inspection (ECI) for aerospace structures and components? Our level I/II course is meticulously designed to meet the rigorous syllabus requirements of ASNT-CP-189, SNT-TC-1A, NAS 410, BS EN 4179, and PCN, making it an ideal choice for engineering inspectors at all experience levels.

Course Highlights:

Theory and Practical: This comprehensive 80-hour (10-day) training program offers a well-balanced curriculum, dedicating 50% of the course to theory and 50% to hands-on practical application. You'll gain both a deep understanding of the subject and valuable practical experience.

Supervised Learning: Practice a wide variety of inspection techniques under the expert guidance of qualified instructors, using the latest ECI equipment.

Course Content:

Our course covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Basic principles of electricity.
  • Generation of eddy currents and electromagnetic induction.
  • Variables affecting eddy currents.
  • Different types of ECI equipment, including high and low-frequency devices.
  • Calibration blocks and their types.
  • Various probes, coils, and coil arrangements.
  • Practical applications of eddy current testing.
  • AC theory, including applications of Ohm's Law to simple and complex circuits.
  • Study of basic eddy current test circuits and vector diagrams.
  • Theory of impedance plane analysis.
  • Practical applications of phase analysis.
  • Interpretation of relevant and non-relevant indications.
  • Preparation of inspection techniques and report writing procedures, with a focus on interpreting specifications accurately.


Throughout the course, students undergo continuous assessment, including homework assignments, progress tests, and both theoretical and practical end-of-course examinations.

Certification Options:

Upon successful completion of the course, students have the opportunity to take approval examinations in Eddy Current Inspection at Level I, II, or Level III. These examinations align with industry standards such as SNT-TC-1A, NAS 410, or BS EN 4179, following their respective company's written practice.

Level III Services:

Additionally, The International School of Aerospace NDT offers Level III services as defined in the industry documents mentioned above. We serve as an external agency, providing expert inspection services for aerospace applications.

Prepare yourself for a rewarding career in Eddy Current Inspection for aerospace structures and components. Whether you're new to NDT or aiming to enhance your expertise, our course equips you with both the knowledge and hands-on skills required to excel in this vital field.

About this institute

Institute Name : Eddy Current Inspection of Aerospace Structures and Components

Language : English

Charge : Paid

Location : Beech Avenue

Mode : Online

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The International School of Aerospace NDT Limited is a British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing accredited training school for all methods of aerospace NDT and is recognized as a  BINDT-approved outside agency, by the requirements of the UK NANDTB.

ISA NDT  is conveniently situated at Norwich International Airport, just a short taxi ride away from Norwich city center, the thriving historical hub of the east.

With over 50 years of combined experience in the aviation and non-destructive testing industry, the School has an enviable reputation with practical and theoretical testing techniques. Consequently, we travel all over the world to train and certify students and attract students from all over the world to our premises in the UK.

With our purpose-built 200kV Radiographic and Isotope Exposure Room, automatic film processing facilities, and laboratories utilizing state-of-the-art equipment supplied by leading manufacturers, we make it our priority to offer students hands-on experience with the latest NDT equipment.

Classrooms come equipped with computer and WiFi access, as well as air-conditioning to ensure a comfortable learning atmosphere for all our students.

Light lunches are available in our student lounge, or nearby pubs and cafes. As a service to our customers we offer corporate-rated accommodation, from guest houses to 5 Star Hotels, The accommodation suppliers list is available on request.

“Our aim at ISA is to make learning as enjoyable as possible; student welfare is therefore always of the highest priority.”

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