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When and Where
  • 7/22/2024 5:00 AM PDT
  • 7/26/2024 2:00 PM PDT
  • ASNT Houston
  • Houston
  • TX

Format: 5-day course; 8:00 am CT - 5:00 pm CT each day

Continuing Education: 40 contact hours

Price: ASNT members $1,500; nonmembers $1,700

Upon completion of this course, the student will have reviewed:

  • Explain the basic principles and applications of ultrasonic testing  
  • Describe the qualifications and certifications applicable to Level I, II, and III personnel 
  • Define and differentiate between the various modes of sound waves, such as shear, Rayleigh, longitudinal, and lamb waves 
  • Describe the concepts of acoustical impedance, impedance ratio, refraction, mode conversion, Snell’s law, and critical angles within ultrasonic testing scenarios 
  • Recognize common ultrasonic testing equipment along with functionality of the test equipment 
  • Conduct instrument calibration, standardizing, and pretest equipment condition checks  
  • Explain the role and types of transducers in ultrasonic testing, along with transducer elements, frequency, selection, near/far field zones, beam spread, resolution, couplant usage, and the effect of frequency and diameter 
  • Describe the most commonly used ultrasonic testing methods and the sub-techniques within them 
  • Interpret ultrasonic signals to determine the presence of defects such as cracks, voids, and inclusions  
  • Evaluate the quality of base materials such as ingots, castings, and composites, and assess their compliance with quality standards 
  • Review the differences between written instructions and procedures and how to apply them practically on the job 

Questions? Contact the Education Department at education@asnt.org

Disclaimer: By taking an ASNT Certification Prep Course, it is not a guarantee that participants will pass the Level II examination(s).