PCN Level 2 Weld Inspection

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PCN Level 2 Weld Inspection

What you study:

The training course provides thorough training and qualification for welding inspection personnel including technicians, inspectors, and engineers called upon to witness, supervise or conduct surveillance welding inspection activities at Level 2.

Course content: 

  • Welding processes
  • Consumables
  • Procedures
  • Welding defects
  • Specifications
  • Specification analysis
  • Mechanical testing of welds
  • Cutting and joint preparation
  • Basic steel metallurgy
  • Heat affected zone
  • Pre-heat and post heat
  • Weld repairs
  • Weld symbols
  • Practical exercises

Course objectives:

  1. To understand factors which influence the quality of fusion welds in steels
  2. To recognise characteristics of commonly used welding processes in relation to quality control
  3. To interpret drawing instructions and symbols to ensure that specifications are met
  4. To set up and report on inspection of welds, macrosections and other mechanical tests
  5. To assess and report on welds to acceptance levels
  6. To confirm that incoming material meets stipulated requirements and recognise the effects on weld quality of departure from specification


PRICE: £850.00 (includes examination & PCN levy) + V.A.T