Radiographic Testing (RT) Welds/Castings Level 1

Special note

Candidates must be at least 18 years old and meet the requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations. TDLs/film badges will be supplied to all candidates. We are able to arrange medicals and TLDs if candidates are not currently classified.

Candidates attempting a PCN examination must meet the PCN/GEN requirements. If attempting an ASNT/EN4179/NAS410 examination the requirements of your company’s written practice must be met.

  • Basic radiation safety
  • Properties of X-ray and Gamma rays
  • Atomic structures
  • Generation of X-rays
  • Natural and artificial gamma radiation sources
  • Gamma ray equipment
  • Radiographic film
  • Intensifying screens, exposure charts, calculations
  • Techniques for weld and/or casting radiography
  • Darkroom procedures
  • Radiographic quality
  • Application of a written instruction/radiographic technique
  • Specifications and procedures
  • Practical exercises

All students that wish to perform radiography require a valid Basic Radiation Safety (BRS) certificate, this can be included as part of any RT course.

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

An individual certified to Radiographic Testing Level 1 has demonstrated competence to carry out Radiographic Testing according to written instructions and under the supervision of Level 2 or Level 3 personnel. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level 1 personnel may be authorised by the employer to perform the following in accordance with Radiographic Testing instructions:

  • Set up Radiographic Testing equipment
  • Perform Radiographic Inspection tests
  • Record and classify results of the tests according to written criteria
  • Report the results of Radiographic tests

Radiographic Testing Level 1 certified personnel shall neither be responsible for the choice of test method or technique to be used, nor for the interpretation of the test results.

(excl. VAT)

BRS held
Training course: £747
Examination: £601
PCN levy: £84
PED Admin Fee: £45 (Welds Only)
Total: £1,432 OR Welds: £1,477

BRS not held:
Training course: £1,113
Examination: £518
PCN levy: £160
PED Admin Fee: £45 (Welds Only)
Total: £1,791 OR Welds: £1,836