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NDT Ultrasonic Testing

Course information

Target group:

Whom the course is for: The course NDT – Ultrasonic 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 Ultrasonic Testing (UT) 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 ultrasonic testing.

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

Differentiate applications and the acceptance criteria applied.

Get familiar with the purpose of calibration and reference blocks to ensure the quality of test performance and test results.


Basic principle

o Ultrasonic waves and propagation

o Ultrasonic pulse-echo principle

Equipment and testing materials

o Ultrasonic testing instruments

o Ultrasonic testing probes

o Coupling media

o Calibration and reference blocks

Testing procedure

o Surface preparation

o Scanning – ultrasonic testing techniques

o Testing parameters

o Examination

o Data presentation

Applications and acceptance criteria

o Scope

o Indication evaluation

o Acceptance criteria

o Test report

Reliability, quality of test results

o UT system performance

o NDT personnel competence


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

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

The Certificate of NDT – Ultrasonic 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