Liquid (Dye) Penetrant Testing (DPT/PT) Level-I Course

Training Course Objective :

Liquid (Dye) Penetrant TestingTo provide basic knowledge of PT sufficient to enable a person to carry out tests in accordance with established procedures under the supervision of level II personnel.

PT Level I Responsibilities :

To carry out operations according to written instructions, set up the equipment, carry out the test, record, classify, and report the results. The level I personnel shell be not responsible for choice of test method nor for assessment of test results.


PT Level I Course outline :

  • Penetrant Groups
  • Penetrant Groups
  • Pre-cleaning Methods
  • Penetrant testing methods and techniques
  • Types of Developers
  • Inspection Procedures
  • Sensitivity & Resolution checking of test systems
  • Types of Discontinuities

PT Level I Practical Training :

Visible (Red) and Fluorescent Penetrants of various types of different surfaces use of dry, wet, solvent suspended developers.

Liquid (Dye) Penetrant Testing (LPT) Level-II Course

Training Course Objective :

To provide the personnel with full theoretical and practical knowledge of PT process and related standards.

PT Level II Responsibilities :

To perform and direct PT according to the established or recognized procedures, select test methods to be used, set up and calibrate equipment, interpret and evaluate result according to applicable standards. Develop PT techniques adopted to problems arising during testing, prepare written instructions, organize and report test results.

PT Level II Course Outline:

  • To select proper test technique and equipment as per established procedure
  • To calibrate, set and carry out test or supervise testing by level I operator
  • Prepare test report for acceptance/rejection as per standard
  • Have knowledge of merits and limitations of MT and other common NDT methods
  • Prepare written procedure for level I operator
  • Responsible for care and maintenance of testing machines and accessories

MT Level II Course outline :

  • Review of Level-I course
  • Selection of Techniques
  • Codes, standards and Procedures
  • Acceptance Standards
  • Interpretation of Indications
  • Preservation of Indications
  • Manufacturing processes and discontinuities

PT Level II Practical Training :

  • Same as Level-I + Interpretation, evaluation and recording of test results.