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This course is suitable for inspectors, engineers, and surveyors who wish to interpret radiographs but do not have a good understanding of the principles of radiography.

Training in radiographic interpretation provides essential knowledge on radiographic theory and practice to enable interpreters to judge radiographic quality and practical interpretation of welds and castings respectively.

What will I Learn?

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

  •  Understand the origin and nature of defects
  •  Gain confidence when working with standards and procedures
  •  Understand basics rules of exposure set-up based upon material type under test
  •  Gain confidence when determining if the radiograph was produced correctly
  •  Get familiar with the scope of the radiographic interpreter task
  •  Gain confidence when determining if radiographic quality is acceptable
  •  Be able to use acceptance criteria correctly
  •  Gain experience of the workflow, which is common under industrial conditions
  •  Meet the syllabus of CSWIP Level 2

Entry Requirements

There are no mandatory course entry requirements. 

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

Training requirements:

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

  • Level 1 - not applicable
  • Level 2 - 56 hours

The training hours requirement is fulfilled when candidates attend one of TWI's training courses. This course takes place over 6 consecutive week days with the exam on the 7th day.

Certification requirements:

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

  • Level 1 - not applicable
  • Level 2 - 6 months

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

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