Radiographic Testing (RT) Level-I Course

Training Course Objective :

Radiographic Testing (RT) Level-I CourseTo provide a basic knowledge of RT to enable a participant to carryout tests according to an established procedure under the supervision of a level II or level III personnel. The course is especially designed to provide a sound theoretical knowledge and practical skill for RT required for a Level I technician.

RT Level I Responsibilities :

To carryout operation as per written procedure/instruction from Level II personnel. He shall be able to set up the carryout the tests as per established and approved RT procedures, classify, report the results and to follow safety norms. He shall not be responsible for the choice of the test technique nor for assessment of the test results.

RT Level I Course outline :

  • Nuclear Physics-Interaction of Radiation with Matter
  • Shielding, Radiation Detectors, Biological Effects
  • Radiation Protection, Basic Rules & Techniques
  • Sources of Radiation and their characteristics
  • Film Radiography
  • Film Radiography
  • Inspection Techniques and Procedures
  • Sensitivity & Definition, I.Q.Is, Other Accessories
  • Types of Discontinuities

RT Level I Practical Training :

Radiography of Castings and welds using X-ray and Gamma ray.

Radiographic Testing (RT) Level-II Course

Training Course Objective :

The course is intended to provide through grounding in the principle of Radiographic Testing-RT and fundamentals of material and process such that the trainee would be able to

  • Identify suitability of RT for the material and inspection technique
  • Develop techniques and procedures that can be followed by a Level I operator
  • Analyze the test result and document the same
  • Be familiar with codes, standards and specifications for RT to evaluate results of the tests
  • Be conversant with all statutory and safety norms of the authorities under jurisdiction

RT Level II Responsibilities :

A certified RT Level 2 personnel is qualified to :

  • Select proper test technique, equipment, films, IQI and other test parameters
  • Set up equipment
  • Perform testing, Manually process film for high contrast and resolution and interpret the results as per applicable standards
  • Have knowledge of the scope and limitations of RT
  • Be familiar with production processes of the test material and knowledge of type and location of expected defects
  • Describe the operational steps in the radiography test method and understand the importance of each step
  • To develop RT technique for testing a particular job
  • Prepare test report for i. Accept ii. Reject iii. Rework
  • Prepare written instruction for Level I
  • Guide and check test results of Level I operators
  • Responsible for care and maintenance of the NDT/RT equipment

RT Level II Course outline :

  • Review of Level-I course
  • Non-conventional Radiography
  • Techniques in radiography
  • Codes, standards and Procedures
  • Acceptance Standards
  • Manufacturing processes and discontinuities
  • Interpretation of Radiographs

RT Level II Practical Training :

Same as level-I + Interpretation, evaluation of Radiographs, recording of test results and preparation of test reports.