Oil and Gas
Back to the course catalogue

NDT Radiographic Testing

Course information

Target group:

Whom the course is for: The course NDT – Radiographic 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 Radiographic Testing (RT) 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 radiographic testing.

Know the testing procedure and the inspection process referred to the equipment and films used.

Differentiate applications and the acceptance criteria applied.

Get familiar with the purpose of reference accessories to ensure the image quality and the quality of test performance in general.



Basic principle

o Radiation

o Films

o Radiographic image quality

Equipment and testing materials

o Radiation sources

o Film systems

o Image quality indicators

o Film viewing equipment

Testing procedure

o Selection of testing parameters

o Test arrangements

o Film processing

o Film evaluation

Applications and acceptance criteria

o Scope

o Weld inspection

o Indications

o Acceptance criteria

o Test report

Reliability, quality of test results

o Test performance

o Film viewing

o Film examination

o NDT personnel competence

o Safety aspects


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

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

The Certificate of NDT – Radiographic 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