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PMTX1068X NDT Inspection IV - VT II

Lead Faculty: Mr. William Hyder

Course Description

Fundamentals of visual testing to include: visual limitations, inspector responsibilities, codes and standards, weld joint geometry, welding terminology, welding/NDT symbols, mechanical and chemical properties of metals, destructive testing, metallurgy, weld processes, and weld / base metal discontinuities. Learn to use and maintain a variety of visual enhancing test equipment to include, but not limited to, assorted measuring tools, cathodic potential meters, still photography cameras, and closed circuit television systems.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe and explain the purpose and types of underwater inspections that are routinely performed.
  • Perform various underwater surveys/inspections demonstrating knowledge of the discontinuities associated with steel, concrete, and timber structures.
  • Identify the various types of waterfront and inland structures that are commonly encountered in the diving and underwater inspection industries.
  • Perform underwater NDT inspection methods and record results.
  • Plan and perform, as a diving team member, a variety of underwater surveys/inspections
  • Produce a clear and concise written informal inspection report explaining the results of the underwater inspections performed in a manner that a client without inspection experience will be able to understand.
  • Explain and demonstrate a practical application of the various welding, burning, and brazing processes that are common in the underwater inspection and NDT industries by examination and practical project application.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform accurate visual inspection of welds and identify the discontinuities associated with them in accordance with American Welding Society and American Petroleum Institute requirements.
  • Apply various codes in the determination of the acceptability of various weld samples.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use various weld inspection tools to perform visual weld inspection in accordance with the American Welding Society and American Petroleum Institute requirements.