NDT LEVEL II CERTIFICATION, SNT-TC-1A, 2006/2016 - MINIMUM
Following are the minimum requirements for an
individual to acquire a NDT Level II Certification in a specific
method as per
SNT-TC-1A, 2016 All
requirements have to be met.
- Education - High school or Equivalent
- Organized NDT Training Program with required hours. The
training program to include sufficient examinations to ensure
understanding of necessary information (Section 7.0 of SNT-TC-1A)
- Experience as per
SNT-TC-1A - to be verified by Employer.
- Eye Examinations (near vision and color contrast) performed annually (see Section 8.2 of
- Examinations conducted as per employer's written practice -
General, Specific and Practical with with minimum number of
questions. (see Section 8.0 of SNT-TC-1A)
Table 1. Training and
Experience Requirements to be a NDT Level II as per SNT-TC-1A
ET or UT
Certification of all levels of NDT is the responsibility of the
employer (9.1 of SNT-TC-1A)
Level I, II and III
Qualifications as per SNT-TC-1A
Level I: Qualified to perform specific calibrations,
specific NDT, specific evaluations, and record results. Should
receive specific instruction or supervision from a NDT Level II or
Level II: Qualified to set up and calibrate equipment and
interpret and evaluate results as per applicable codes, standards
and specifications. Should be familiar with technique limitations.
Organize and report the results. Should exercise assigned
responsibility for on-the-job training and guidance of trainees and
Level I personnel.
Level III: Qualified to develop, qualify and approve
procedures, establish techniques, interpreting codes and standards.
Should have sufficient practical background in applicable
materials, fabrication and product technology. Should be capable of
training and examining Level I and II personnel.
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