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ASHWANI KUMAR
Engineering,
MIDHANI, Hyderabad, India, Joined Jun 2015, 96

ASHWANI KUMAR

Engineering,
MIDHANI, Hyderabad,
India,
Joined Jun 2015
96
07:02 Jun-23-2017
NDT CERTIFICATES

Dear sirs,

I fail to understand that how a person can qualify for level III in number of NDT fields?

I am graduate in METALLURGY from IIT KHARAGPUR & working in UT and RT from many years, but it was difficult for me also to clear LEVEL III in UT and RT. I shudder to reappear in those examinations and allowed my certificate to lapse after 5 years.

My personnel opinion is that most of NDT certificates are fake, and all these NDT certifications are money spinner.

I was searching that how many medical,engineering certificates are recertified ? I found none.

Regards

ashwani kumar

 
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John
John
08:56 Jun-24-2017
Re: NDT CERTIFICATES
In Reply to ASHWANI KUMAR at 07:02 Jun-23-2017 (Opening).

Nothing is free in this world.....

Certification body wants to make money which in turn utilized for making NDT community safer by investing on standard development.

If you have a practical knowledge and worked on field then passing Level III is not a big game......

 
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Michel Couture
NDT Inspector,
consultant, Canada, Joined Sep 2006, 897

Michel Couture

NDT Inspector,
consultant,
Canada,
Joined Sep 2006
897
23:12 Jun-25-2017
Re: NDT CERTIFICATES
In Reply to ASHWANI KUMAR at 07:02 Jun-23-2017 (Opening).

Kamari,

I totally agree with you. Many NDT certificates are fake. But I have to add that it depends on the country in which they were issued. If you're talking about SNT-TC 1A which is company controlled, it speak for itself. Not everyone is honest and shows integrity. When you talk about national certification, it can be possible depending on the level of corruption in that country, but looking at Europe and North America, I doubt very much that they are fake.

If you can't succeed, maybe you failed to prepare properly and in case of recertification, maybe you didn't keep up with the new technologie and development in your field. If you are a metallurgist as you state and that you have obtained your Degree honestly, I fail to understand how you can't recertify in UT and RT. Or is your Metallurgy Degree fake as well?

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michael
NDT Inspector,
United Kingdom, Joined Sep 2013, 13

michael

NDT Inspector,
United Kingdom,
Joined Sep 2013
13
09:30 Jun-26-2017
Re: NDT CERTIFICATES
In Reply to ASHWANI KUMAR at 07:02 Jun-23-2017 (Opening).

http://www.bindt.org/Certification/pcn-news/

Check out this link!

I agree there are fake tickets out there but not from anybody I have been working with who are British or Dutch.

India is destroying PCN and all I see is people with zero experience sitting API exams from India and gaining certification.

Yes, it is a bit of a money spinner but that's life.

If you feel that somebody is not competent to do the job that you are associated with then report them by all means. As long as you can substaniate your claims. I would rather you took the action.

 
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Shashank VAGAL
India, Joined Jun 2014, 73

Shashank VAGAL

India,
Joined Jun 2014
73
15:07 Jun-27-2017
Re: NDT CERTIFICATES
In Reply to michael at 09:30 Jun-26-2017 .

Then take them to court for following wrong training and certification methodology. Show some guts. But you can not throw mud on all certificate holder only from India. You have your share in Oceaneering, just to quote one example.

 
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Shashank VAGAL
India, Joined Jun 2014, 73

Shashank VAGAL

India,
Joined Jun 2014
73
15:24 Jun-27-2017
Re: NDT CERTIFICATES
In Reply to michael at 09:30 Jun-26-2017 .

I SEEM NOT TO BE ABLE TO REPLY EACH OF THE FOLLOWING GENTS. Hence the following route.
Michel Couture
NDT Inspector, consultant, Canada,
Languages: French, English, German (kleine). It is Nur Wenig, not kleien or zehr kleine.
I have worked in Canada and know how it is there, not much different at all. Not every one is Lord Jesus.
When you talk about national certification, it can be possible depending on the level of corruption in that country... and what about the other parties from other so called developed and cultured countries,who are extending their hand to receive the clap? Are they not equally corrupt? Come on, come off your high horse.

michael
NDT Inspector,
United Kingdom,

Would you care to check some of the British NDT companies holding PCN and like certs?

Don't piss me off more by calling India alone a black kettle. Because I know.

 
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Mike
NDT Inspector,
United Kingdom, Joined Sep 2013, 13

Mike

NDT Inspector,
United Kingdom,
Joined Sep 2013
13
15:55 Jun-27-2017
Re: NDT CERTIFICATES
In Reply to Shashank VAGAL at 15:24 Jun-27-2017 .

Shashank,

It's India in the spotlight at the moment. Never had any issues with UK tech's in UK. There will be bad tech's but happier to work with people who have had training from an institute that has not had to be struck off and 8000 tech's to be 're examined. It's not fair on the individuals who went honestly for training and exam.

If you read the link which I am sure you have then it explains why all these tech's should retest.

So everywhere is equally corrupt? I hope you reported all this corruption that is in developed countries if you have seen this.


 
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Shashank VAGAL
India, Joined Jun 2014, 73

Shashank VAGAL

India,
Joined Jun 2014
73
17:00 Jun-27-2017
Re: NDT CERTIFICATES
In Reply to Mike at 15:55 Jun-27-2017 .

Are we not mistaken here? Or being soft cornered towards BINDT? If anything, it is BINDT's credibility at stake. nothing else. Period. A bogus Indian company approved by BINDT obviously by accepting bribe or promise of "any how"business in exchange for appointing them as AQT / AQB or whatever is the crux of the matter. To work as an intermediate player to collect money for them! Is it so difficult to understand? . By no stretch of imagination, any one can keep BINDT out of it. In legal terms, they are co-accused. The law is same for all, or is it new to you? And from so many others' posts, it is happening in Malaysia, Singapore, Middle East and God know where else. With the blessing of BINDT, of course.. In UK, I am sure you have your own share, too.I have experienced it with some Oceaneering guys who came to work in the Middle East and Nigeria. If I am allowed to say it here, India, a highly cultured and rich country was systematically turned in to a sorry state of present conditions by systematic conspiracy of the exploiting inferior rulers. See what Macaulay said in 17th or 18th centutry. It was so easy for them because of the rot they could easily spread out to unsuspecting Indian masses.

 
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Michel Couture
NDT Inspector,
consultant, Canada, Joined Sep 2006, 897

Michel Couture

NDT Inspector,
consultant,
Canada,
Joined Sep 2006
897
17:54 Jun-27-2017
Re: NDT CERTIFICATES
In Reply to Shashank VAGAL at 17:00 Jun-27-2017 .

Mr. Vagal,

I would like to point out that it is not the Indien people I don't like. I have worked with some of them in Canada and they were very knowledgeable person and good workers. What I can't wrap my head around is (and there are many here) Indian persons who come here, calling themselves Engineers, Level 3 technicians, etc., asking questions that Level 1 and even students can answer in other country. I'm not saying there are no corruption in other country, even in Canada; specially when talking about the SNT-TC 1A, but with CGSB or ACCP, I doubt very much.

I closing, it's not for us to clean your country, it's for you and people like you want to change the reputation we have of your technicians.

 
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