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Pete
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USA, Joined Mar 2019, 1

Pete

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USA,
Joined Mar 2019
1
18:22 Mar-29-2019
SNT-TC-1A to NAS 410 UT level 2

Hello,

I’m been applying for NDT jobs near me and my previous employer certified me under SNT-TC-1A, a lot of these jobs require NAS 410 certification. How can I demonstrate an equivalent? I can demonstrate my competence in the fundamentals with no problems, been inspecting for 8 years, but when it comes to the OJT hours, the employers get confused.

    
 
 
Godfrey Hands
Consultant,
PRI Nadcap, United Kingdom, Joined Nov 1998, 293

Godfrey Hands

Consultant,
PRI Nadcap,
United Kingdom,
Joined Nov 1998
293
12:25 Apr-09-2019
Re: SNT-TC-1A to NAS 410 UT level 2
In Reply to Pete at 18:22 Mar-29-2019 (Opening).

Pete,
Do you have any records of formal training from prior to your SNT certification?
Do you have a log showing what you have inspected and with which method / technique?

To satisfy NAS410, you need a certain amount of documented training and also documented experience, as well as passing examinations.
Depends on the Written Practice of the employer if they will accept your SNT General exam or if they will require you to sit a General exam, but anyway you will be required to sit a Specific and a Practical exam to NAS410, as well as potentially a visual a acuity exam.

Godfrey

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