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Penetrant Testing (PT) Blended Learning

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This eLearning training course, part of a blended learning approach to Penetrant Testing, is designed for NDT personnel, inspectors, and technicians responsible for weld inspection, an inspection of castings, and forgings during fabrication or in-service inspection. The course provides flexibility and convenience, allowing students to study at their own pace and at a time and location that suits them.

The course is structured into two main modules. Module 1 covers Product Technology, providing insights into the types of discontinuities that can occur in metallic products, the metallurgy of steel, the casting and wrought processes, and welding. Module 2 covers Penetrant Testing Theory, explaining the basic principles of penetrant inspection methods, the PT process and parameters, penetrant systems and inspection, and PT control checks and documentation.

Each module includes downloadable course notes, self-assessment questionnaires, and coursework sections with questions on general and specific theories. Personal tutors are assigned to each certification candidate to assist them through the course. On completing the coursework section, students receive their results, indicating whether they are ready for the classroom element of the course or if they require further study.

The classroom training takes place over two days and covers the practical aspects of the method, including carrying out penetrant inspection using solvent-removable, water-washable, and post-emulsifiable/removal processes. The course follows the requirements of BS EN ISO 9712 and ends with the certification examination.

It is essential that candidates plan their study time and complete the online modules, including all assessments, before attending the classroom training. The course's online material will be issued at least 15 calendar days before the in-class element of the course commences, and there are no exceptions to this requirement.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to explain the basic principles of penetrant inspection methods, write clear and concise inspection instructions and test reports, and meet syllabus requirements for CSWIP and PCN.

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Institute Name : TWI Training

Language : English

Charge : Paid

Location : Great Abington

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TWI is a world-renowned organization in the field of technology engineering, providing top-notch research and consultancy services to its members. With a reputation for expertise, professionalism, impartiality, and confidentiality, TWI collaborates with some of the most influential companies worldwide across all industry sectors.

Training with TWI can lead to internationally recognized qualifications that offer tangible benefits to the industry by equipping learners with new competences. If you are an individual, training with TWI can enhance your skills, resulting in career progression, and our certification provides evidence of your competence to an internationally recognized standard.

At TWI, we regularly update our portfolio of courses and certification schemes to maintain our position as the world leader in our field. You can be assured that your training is internationally recognized by certification award bodies, including CSWIP, BGAS-CSWIP, PCN, EWF/IIW, ASNT, IOSH, and NEBOSH.

In summary, TWI offers industry-leading training and certification schemes that provide learners with new competences, career progression, and internationally recognized qualifications. Our updated portfolio of courses and certifications ensures that learners receive the most current and relevant training available, making TWI the preferred choice for industry professionals worldwide.

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