NDT - Weld Inspection Level 2

This course provides comprehensive knowledge of the theory and practice of Weld Inspection for technicians to reach Level 2 standard.

PCN syllabus reference no PCN/W1 Annex A

What You Study

  • Welding Technology – processes and defects
  • Welding terminology
  • Engineering materials
  • Heat treatment processes
  • Quality assurance/quality control
  • Application of appropriate standards
  • Practical inspection of plate and pipe welds
  • Macros and bend specimens
  • Report writing

On completing the course you should be able to:

  • Understand the principles of welding processes
  • Understand the principles of weld metallurgy
  • Know the nature and origin of welding defects
  • Understand the importance of welding, process quality control and associated documentation and how relevant standards are applied and interpreted
  • Be able to carry out practical inspections of weldments
  • Report accordingly

Duration and Attendance

5 days including PCN Exam

This course is delivered at Glenrothes (Stenton Campus).



Suitable For -

This course is suitable for NDT personnel, inspectors and engineers.

Vision Requirements

All delegates wishing to take a PCN examination must have natural or corrected vision satisfying the minimum PCN requirements PSL 44

Application Process

For more information about this course or to book your place, email ndt@fife.ac.uk or call 0344 248 0135.



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