Magnetic Particle / Penetrant Testing incorporating Pre-Approval RTO/ST1 with 3 Days Revision Period (RTO/MP1)




The course provides a full appreciation in the technique and methods of magnetic particle and Penetrant Testing. A high theory and related practical content is offered and suits a variety of NDT personnel including QC inspector and technician. The course related to the inspection of forging, casting and weld structure. This is a PCN recognized course and provides excellent preparation for the level 1 and level 2 examinations.


Course content:


Magnetic Particle Testing

  • Principle of magnetism
  • Background requirements for test procedure
  • MPI equipment
  • Technique used
  • Safety
  • Reporting procedure


Penetrant Testing

  • Penetrant testing system
  • Guidelines of selecting system for use
  • Safety
  • Reporting procedure



  • Examination requirement
  • Relevant British standard coverage
  • PT/MPI compared to other forms of NDT


Duration: 8 Days


Pre-requisites for attending this course: NONE

If attempting a PCN examination the requirements of PCN/GEN must be met. If attempting an ASNT examination the requirement of your company's written practice must be met.