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Visual inspection is a type of NDT method where discontinuities or faults are found on the surface of the material being tested visually, with or without the assistance of special tools like fiberscope, borescope or magnifying glasses etc.
This technique is utilised in all types of industry and can be used to inspect casting, forging, machined parts, and welds

What will I Learn?

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • To outline the factors influencing visual inspection
  • To explain the place of visual inspection in relation to NDT
  • To enable candidates to utilise a range of visual inspection equipment
  • To meet syllabus requirements for CSWIP Level 2

Entry Requirements

Training requirements:

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is:

  • Level 1 - 16 hours
  • Level 2 - 24 hours (Direct level 2 - 40 hours)

Certification requirements:

The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is:

  • Level 1 - 1 month
  • Level 2 - 3 months (Direct Level 2 - 4 months)

Certification will not be issued until successful completion of the examination and the required experience is achieved.

Training is in accordance with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9712 and ends with a certification examination.

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