Course Summary

Automated Ultrasonic Testing Data Interpretation


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AUT Scanner Principle

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AUT Inspection Result


  • Suitable for:
  • • Personnel engaged in the assessment of weld acceptance or rejection from automated ultrasonic testing systems.

    • Course Content:
    • • Knowledge of phased array technique; advantages/disadvantages; overview of Pipe Wizard; interpretation of results from pipe girth weld inspections using RD Tech Viewer software; auditing of AUT records.
    • • The course ends with the certification examination.
    • • Training in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9712.


    • Certification/Awarding Body:
    • • CSWIP

      • Course Objectives:
      • • The accurate reporting of weld condition from AUT data
      • • Differentiation of defects from geometric features
      • • Assessment of AUT records against a specification
      • • Assessment of calibration records
      • • To meet the CSWIP syllabus requirements

      • Additional Information:
      • • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: CSWIP AUT certification is available for candidates holding BS EN ISO 9712 UT certification (e.g. PCN or CSWIP).
      • • Inspectors who do not hold BS EN ISO 9712 Level 2 certification in ultrasonic inspection are required to sit the CSWIP UT Welds Level 2 General Paper (40 multiple choice questions) in addition to the AUT Data Interp exam. Please note, no additional UT training will be provided on the course.
      • • The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is: Level 2 - 40 hours
      • • The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is: Level 2 - 3 months