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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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 the subcontractor to follow Powered by mwForum 2. Is this a quantifiable value or a misnomer of accuracy?

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. Nebraska – Section Rochester – Section Nevada – Section I concur Al, Here’s an interesting synopsis covering both the guidelines and the standard: In that case it is a contractual obligation. My question is what are the requirements for PdM since either don’t have any formal training or experience hour requirement.

When is CP required?

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! Level III examinations also require a procedure be prepared aant the practical exam. People who perform an audit of an NDE certification program are often not specialists in the field or are not thoroughly familiar with the original intent of the employer-based program.

However, CP requires ssnt certification procedure rather than a written practice. Employers may simultaneously put both programs in place within their businesses. Levels of qualification – There are 5 levels of qualification instead of 3 the additional 2 being “Instructor” and “Trainee”.


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. This is reflected throughout the 2 documents by the choice of verbs used Surely by virtue of demonstrating continuous performance by an internal or dp means of assessment, automatically achieves traceability and quantification.

Arizona – Section Again this is not a comprehensive list of the differences, but simply the “major” fundamental differences in the concepts Clear as Oktoberfest Beer eh? Should you require any further guidance on any of the points mentioned in this paper please contact Lavender International NDT Ltd. CP uses “shall ” throughout to emphasize a mandatory requirement”, whereas SNT – TC – lA uses the verb ” should” to emphasize a recommendation” Puget Sound Olympic – Section Anst PdM certification and all of either have very few references and information for this certification.

Certification schemes are available to operate as company internal quality measures with internal or external moderation. In the early s, ASNT established a technical committee to set up guidelines for the qualification and certification of NDE testing c that employers could follow.

The document intends that employers will create their own programs based on their business streams and needs by developing a written practice. Of course, the most fundamental difference cpp remember is that CP is a standard that details minimum requirements, while SNT-TC-1A is a set of recommendations for an employer-based program.

San Francisco – Section 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.


Qualification and certification of NDE personnel is a function of training, experience and examination and is based on the technology or test method.

SNT-TC-1A outlines recommended requirements for initial classroom training, on-the-job experience hours, and recommendations for the general, specific and practical examinations. I found through PdMprofessionals.

ASNT CP-105-2016

Additionally, ASNT does not have an audit function to assure that compliance to the intent of the document is met. However, the owner, customer should be aware of the differences between 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 Another difference is in the visual acuity exams: Again it must be approved by the Level III.

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

An age-old phrase of justification is that of “continued satisfactory performance” but what 10 this mean? Thanks for your response.

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The CP outlines five levels of certification rather than three. By supermoto Date 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. The intent was to produce a new document that provided strict requirements rather than simply guidelines.