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Ultrasonic Testing Level 3

Principal Method: Ultrasonic Testing (UT) Training and examination based on EN ISO 9712


The Level 3 training course in ultrasonic inspection is designed to reinforce the candidate’s knowledge of fundamentals. In addition to standard techniques, new ultrasonic inspection techniques will also be learnt. Furthermore, automated ultrasonic inspection will be dealt with. The following table shows the individual topics of the training course:


  • Scientific fundamentals of ultrasonic testing
  • Standard manual ultrasonic testing techniques
  • New ultrasonic testing techniques
  • Automated ultrasonic testing on production lines
  • Presentation and evaluation of ultrasonic testing results
  • Characteristics and control of ultrasonic testing equipment
  • Special techniques and applications
  • Bodies of standards relating to the ultrasonic testing of castings, forgings and bars
  • Bodies of standards relating to the ultrasonic testing of weld seams
  • Bodies of standards relating to the ultrasonic testing of sheet metal and tubes and pipes
  • Drafting of a procedure – a guide to ultrasonic testing

Participants and conditions:

This training course addresses persons who have qualifications in engineering or comparable qualifications, have successfully obtained a qualification in BASICS, have passed the Level 2 practical examination in UT and have appropriate professional experience. If the candidate has no Level 2 certificate, in addition to this training course he or she must also register for a practical course (32 h) and pass the practical part of the Level 2 examination.