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NDT Magnetic Particles Testing

Course information

Target group:

Whom the course is for: The course NDT – Magnetic Particles Testing is aimed at anyone interested in getting familiar with this NDT technique. This may include Ship Managers, Technical Superintendents, Ship Masters, Officers and Seafarers; Offshore Units Operators and technical staff; Shipyards Technical Staff; Surveyors; P&I and/or Insurance Inspectors; etc.



This training course provides an overview of the Magnetic Particles Testing (MT) method for non-destructive examination of materials and welding, its objectives and principles.


On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Understand the basic physical principles of magnetic particle testing.

Know the testing procedure and the inspection process referred to testing materials and equipment.

Differentiate applications and the acceptance criteria applied.

Get familiar with the purpose of reference materials and/or blocks to ensure the quality of test performance and testing results.


Basic principle

Testing procedure

o Surface preparation

o Magnetization

o Applying detection media

o Inspection and recording

o De-magnetization

o Post-cleaning

Testing materials and equipment

o Detection media–dry and wet magnetic particles

o Equipment for magnetization


Applications and acceptance criteria

o Scope

o Indications

o Acceptance criteria

o Test report

Reliability, quality of test performance

o Verification of magnetization

o Viewing conditions

o Detection media

o Magnetic flux indicators

o NDT personnel competence


On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of NDT – Magnetic Particles Testing, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of NDT – Magnetic Particles Testing is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test.


Do you want more information about the course, or do you want to order?

Contact us at Tel: +47 24 15 55 55 , or send us an e-mail.

E-mail : support@trainingportal.no