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NDT Training: SGS Provides PCN and SNT Training Courses in 2011

12-15-2010 08:53 AM CET | Science & Education

Press release from: SGS-CSTC China

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PCN and SNT Training Courses in 2011

PCN and SNT Training Courses in 2011

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) is one of the most effective testing methods that can be used on an object, material or system without causing its damage or reducing its longevity. To ensure reliable production and operating processes, qualified Non-Destructive Testing inspections have to be carried out. Thus equipping NDT personnel with the knowledge and skills required by the industry is essential for the performance of professional NDT inspections.

In light of the increased demand for good, qualified Non-Destructive Testing inspectors, SGS NDT Training and Examination Center in Shanghai, China regularly offers internationally recognized Training and Certification Services in Non-Destructive Testing. The training and examinations are in accordance with European, International and American standards like EN 473, ISO 9712 and ASNT, with a particular focus on the extensive training syllabus for all basic Non-Destructive Testing methods (

As training services are a key part of SGS’s strategy to improve quality and safety around the world, SGS has developed an extensive program of PCN and SNT training courses for 2011 ( for Levels 1, 2 and 3:

* Radiographic Inspection and Interpretation (
* Liquid Penetrant Testing (
* Magnetic Particle Testing (
* Ultrasonic Testing (
* Visual Inspection (
* Time of Flight Diffraction (

The courses, scheduled throughout 2011, will be held at the SGS NDT Training and Examination Center in Shanghai or, by special request, at an individual company's premises. (SGS Training Calendar:

About the SGS Non-Destructive Testing Training and Examination Center

The SGS NDT Training and Examination Center in Shanghai (, China is an Authorized Qualifying Body (AQB) of BINDT which allows SGS to conduct PCN training and examinations for Levels 1 and 2, in accordance with the PCN Certification Scheme which meets the requirements of European, International and American standards like EN 473, ISO 9712 and SNT-TC-1A.

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

For more information on SGS’s NDT Training Courses, please contact:
Zinner Liu
Administration Manager
NDT Training and Examination Center

2F, Building 8, 69 Kangqiao Industrial Park,
1159 East Kangqiao Road, Pudong District,
Shanghai 201319, P.R.C.

t: +86 21 6119 6411
f: +86 21 6818 3265

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