ASNT STANDARD 2ANO EDITION TOPICAL OUTLINES FOR QUALIFICATION OF NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING PERSONNEL ‘The American Society for ne. This newly approved ANSI Standard, ANSI/ASNT CP Training Outlines for Qualification of Nondestructive Personnel, replaces the recommended training. ASNT Central Certification Program is administered and maintained by an independent . ANSI/ASNT CP A Standard of Topical Outlines for. Qualification.

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By Date A brief list of some of the major differences below: In that case it is a contractual obligation. San Francisco – Section Puget Sound Olympic – Section Best asht – Al. This is reflected throughout the 2 documents by the choice of verbs used Both exist as vp programs available for a contractor to specify and a sub contractor to adopt.

An age-old phrase of justification is that of “continued satisfactory performance” but what does this mean? However, the owner, customer should be aware of the differences sant a set of recommended guidelines and an actual ANSI approved by consensus American National standard in order to make the right choice in choosing between the 2 parallel certification schemes offered by ASNT The intent was to produce a new document that provided strict requirements rather than simply asntt.

The downside is that the employer-based program is often abused, resulting in a lower level of achievement than what the program had intended.

Powered by mwForum 2. For an individual to become certified in multiple test methods, each method must be represented by method-specific training, experience and examinations.

Florida West Coast – Section Each category specifies visual applications and is available at levels 1 or 2 with specific criteria pertaining to eligibility of trainers and prospective level 3 persons. Vision Requirements – The vision requirements for near vision acuity are more stringent in CP requiring acuity to read the Jaeger 1 instead of Jaegar 2.

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When a company decides to follow CPthey must accept all the requirements of that standard, with little or no adjustment or leeway and the relevant training requirements! The ASNT Recommended Practice is used in many industries, including oil and gas, transportation, power plants, construction, bridge fabrication, and bridge inspection.

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Again it must be approved by the Level III. CP also requires that the candidate prepare a test procedure as part of the practical asnnt. I tried to do some research on here and other places but I couldn’t find anything which states CP was required except in some NRC documents and random employers written practice.

My question is what are the requirements for PdM since either don’t have any formal training or experience hour requirement. CP uses “shall ” throughout to emphasize a mandatory requirement”, whereas SNT – TC – lA uses the verb ” should” to emphasize a recommendation” Although both routes to certification have attributes and detriments they do ensure adequate coverage of all industrial needs with flexible options to address specific requirements.

Clear as Oktoberfest Beer eh? Written with the intent of becoming a national standard, CP offered an alternative to SNT-TC-1A with more rigid requirements, rather than guidelines. This certification meets the requirements for the basic and method specific examination, leaving only the practical examination to be administered by the employer. Certification schemes are available to operate as company internal quality measures with internal or external moderation.

Nebraska – Section I found through PdMprofessionals. By ssbn Date Surely by virtue of demonstrating continuous performance by an internal or external means of assessment, automatically achieves traceability and quantification.

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Levels of qualification – There are 5 levels of qualification instead of asnh the additional 2 being “Instructor” and “Trainee”. By supermoto Date Sounds like there may not be a specific code or standard that requires it other then customer may require it. Rochester – Section So basically there’s no requirement from ASNT to use one system over the other because that decision is up to the contractor to make and co subcontractor to follow It differs significantly in several areas.


I know the reason for creating it and being more stringent as a standard an not a recommended practice. Additionally, ASNT does not have an audit function to assure that compliance to the intent of the document is met.

North Florida – Section The CP outlines five levels of certification rather than three. As to where it is used, well that is dictated by client and contract specifications I would guess, but most likely boiler and pressure vessel type fabrications!

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Of course, the most fundamental difference to remember is asht CP is a standard that details asng requirements, while SNT-TC-1A is a set of recommendations for an employer-based program. Certification in accordance with EN and ISO is differs from those previous by classification as central certification in a similar vein to college examination bodies.

The PdM certification and all of either have very few references and information for this certification. I concur Al, Here’s an interesting synopsis covering both the guidelines and the standard: However, CP requires a certification procedure rather than a written practice. Qualification and certification of NDE personnel is a function of training, experience and examination and is based on the technology or test method.