PCN Documents (CPs PSLs Qs etc)

Certification Services Division 

PSL/8A Issue 113: Dated 1 October 2017

PSL/8A is revised at quarterly intervals and details the current status of all PCN published documents. It is circulated to personnel and organisations listed on document PSL/4 - holders of controlled PCN documents - under cover of a transmittal note.

Changes to a document's issue status are indicated by a vertical line in the left margin adjacent to the document concerned. Withdrawn documents should be destroyed or clearly marked on each page "WITHDRAWN" or "SUPERSEDED".

Any of the documents referenced herein, except those for PCN internal use, may be obtained from the Certification Services Division at the British Institute of NDT, and many of them may be obtained directly from any PCN Authorised Qualifying Body.

Revised, amended or re-issued documents will automatically be sent to members of the PCN Registered Update Scheme Holders and recipients of documents who do not subscribe to the PCN Registered Update Scheme are advised to check the status of any documents they hold before use www.bindt.org

PCN cannot be held responsible for the update of any documentation acquired outside of the update scheme.  

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Reference
Issue Date Constitutional Documents
PCN/1
2 01.01.11 BINDT Certification Management Committee (PCN Scheme Committee)
PCN/2 2 rev A 01.12.11 Industry Sector Group Committees (generic terms of reference for ad hoc specialist technical working groups)
PCN/3
1 rev B 01.10.14 BINDT General Technical Committee (PCN scheme sub-committee)
PCN/5 7 rev A 09.11.15 PCN Scheme Certification Panel
PCN/7 3 rev A 01.10.13 PCN Personnel Certification Scheme Authorised Qualifying Body Workshop (for AQBs only)
PCN/8 1 rev C 01.10.10 Marketing Ad Hoc Group (for internal use only)
PCN/9 17.09.14 BINDT Outside/Internal Agency Group (OA/IAG)
Reference
Issue Date Quality System Certification Requirements
QS1
8 01.11.16 Requirements for the approval of organisations providing Non-Destructive Evaluation services in accordance with ISO 9001:2015
QS2
7 01.01.14 Procedure for PCN assessment and registration
QS3 7 01.10.15 Quality Management System assessment instructions and checklist (confidential to PCN Assessors only)
QS4
01.01.17 PCN Assessment and Registration fees
Reference
Issue Date Central Papers (usually detailing policy)
CP8
3
01.10.17 Approval of NDT Training Organisations
CP8A
3
01.10.17 Audit checklist
CP8B 
1
01.01.16 Audit equipment checklist
CP8C 
1
01.01.16 Audit specimen requirements checklist
CP8E 
1
01.01.16 ATO-RTC checklist
CP9
16
01.10.17 Requirements for Authorised Qualifying Bodies
CP9 Annex A 14 rev B
01.04.16 Application for approval as a BINDT Authorised Qualifying Body (not a public document)
CP9 Annex B 11 22.07.15 Specifications for PCN examination specimens (for distribution only to existing and applicant AQBs)
CP9 Annex C 4 rev A
01.10.15 Minimum equipment holdings for BINDT Authorised Qualifying Bodies (for distribution only to existing and applicant AQBs)
CP9 Annex D 1
01.07.15 Code of Practice for AQBS and ATOs (for distribution only to existing and applicant AQBs)
CP9 AQB Checklist
as per CP9
01.07.16
AQB Checklist (for distribution only to existing and application AQBs)
CP9 AEC Checklist
11
01.10.15
AEC Checklist (for distribution only to existing and application AQBs/AECs)
CP10 


WITHDRAWN – Replaced by CP14
CP12
5 rev B
01.01.13 PCN Transitional Arrangements for all levels of certification
CP13
4 rev A 01.01.13  Guidelines for PCN Job Specific Examination (set and conducted by employers)
CP14
6
01.10.17 BINDT audit procedure and report forms
CP16
27
01.10.17 Renewal and recertification of PCN Level 1 and Level 2 certificates.
CP16A 


WITHDRAWN
CP17
11 01.10.17 Renewal and recertification of PCN Level 3 certificates – except in the aerospace sector.
CP17A
5 01.10.17 Recertification of PCN Level 3 Aerospace Certificates
CP19
6 rev A
01.10.15 Informal access to BINDT Authorised Qualifying Bodies by Third Parties
CP21
9
01.10.17 Complaints and Appeals
CP21Q
2
01.10.16
Shell Boiler Complaints Appeals
CP22
7 rev C
01.04.16 Grading Practical Examinations
CP22 Annex A
4
22.07.15
Example forms for grading PCN practical examinations (for AQBs only)
CP23A
2 rev A 01.01.13 Accredited Certification Bodies seeking to become PCN Authorised Qualifying Bodies
CP23B
3
01.10.16
BINDT RTPO operations leading to the award of PED approvals under CEN/TR 15589 Route B
CP25
4 rev A 01.10.15
reviewed
no change 01.10.15
Guidelines for the preparation of NDT procedures and instructions in PCN examinations
CP25 Annex A
2 rev A 01.10.15
reviewed
no change 01.10.15
General specification for visual examination
CP26
1 rev C 01.01.13 Procedure for the administration of PCN examinations in languages other than English
CP27
1 rev A 21.09.04
reviewed
no change 01.10.15
Code of ethics for PCN certificate holders
Reference
Issue Date Standard PCN Forms and Information Sheets
PSL/4
89 31.10.17 PCN examination availability
PSL/4A
46 31.10.17 Summary of BINDT certificated organisations
PSL/6 14 01.10.16 Use of PCN results notices (not a public document)
PSL/6A  2001.10.17
Results notice blank (AQBs only)
PSL/6B  2 28.07.17Reporting of examinations (AQBs only)
PSL/7
40 01.10.16 List of Certification Advisory Board member organisations
PSL/8D
7 01.10.16 PCN registered update scheme
PSL/9 34 01.10.17 Numbering of PCN certificates (not a public document)
PSL/10
14 01.10.16 Information sheet – The PCN Scheme
PSL/15
1101.07.17
Letter of invitation to new AQB (for internal use only)
PSL/18
10 rev B
01.04.16 Application for duplicate certificate/wallet card
PSL/21
11 01.10.16 Becoming assessed to conduct BINDT validated training and PCN examinations
PSL/26
14
01.10.16 Info sheet: PCN certification available
PSL/28
17
01.10.17 Late/deferred renewal/recertification application
PSL/28Q
1
01.04.14
Shell boiler late/deferred renewal/recertification application
PSL/30
9 01.10.16 Log of pre-certification employment and experience
PSL/31
10
01.07.14 Information: Use of the PCN logo
PSL/32
4
01.10.16
Letter to certificate holder's sponsor or employer (internal use only)
PSL/33
11
01.01.17 PCN wallet cards – verification of photograph and signature
PSL/35
41
01.01.17 PCN charges for certification services
PSL/35A 17 01.01.17 Remuneration for BINDT Assessors (not a public document)
PSL/44
16 01.10.17 Vision Requirements
PSL/44 Annex A
1
01.10.17
Guidance on company procedures for vision testing
PSL/45
4 rev A 01.10.13 Use and misuse of PCN Certification
PSL/47
N/A
01.04.17
PCN filing list (for internal use only)
PSL/49
13 rev C 01.10.15 PCN examination exemptions for holders of current valid certificates issued by other certification bodies
PSL/53
20 01.10.16 Application for PCN certificate of qualification (suitable for framing)
PSL/55
6 01.10.16 Extension of latest retest date
PSL/56
3
01.01.17 Commitment to confidentiality and impartiality
PSL/56B 1
01.10.17
Acceptance of exam rules conditions
PSL/57A
13
01.01.17 Application form for INITIAL examinations
PSL/57A Annex A  201.07.16
Check sheet (for AQBs only)
PSL/57B
10
01.01.17 Application form for recertification, supplementary and retest examinations
PSL/57C
11 01.01.17 Application form for the issue of PCN certification where experience was gained subsequent to initial examination
PSL/57Q_NDT
3 01.10.16 Application for renewal of a BINDT certificate of qualification issued under the IQB-QP1 procedure
PSL/57WIA
5 (upload only)
01.10.16 Weld Inspector examinations application form
PSL/57WIR
5 01.01.17 Application for renewal of PCN weld inspection certification
PSL/58   WITHDRAWN
PSL/60
01.10.16 Pressure Equipment Directive – BINDT Services
PSL/61 2 01.10.17 Notification of cancellation of certification following failed recertification (for internal use only)
PSL/62
1 rev A 01.01.13 reviewed 09.12.11
Recertification of PCN certificates after examinations conducted by recognised Certification Bodies
PSL/66
17
01.10.17 BINDT Approved Stamps for PCN Certificate Holders
PSL/67 


WITHDRAWN
PSL/68
5
01.07.16 PCN eligibility for holders of other certification
PSL/70
3 rev B
01.10.15 Issue of PCN L2 certification to holder of related L3 certificate.