General Requirements Documents

Certification Services Division 

PCN GEN & Appendices

Reference  Issue Date Personnel Certification Requirements
PCN GEN 16
01.01.18 General Requirements for the Certification of Personnel Engaged in NDT. The document is supported by a number of appendices detailing sector specific requirements, examination syllabi and specimen examination questions.    
Appendix B0
02.04.09 Specific requirements for certification of NDT personnel testing castings
Appendix B1
6 rev D 01.01.16 Specific requirements for PCN Certification of Personnel for Ultrasonic Testing of Castings
Appendix B2 
6 rev C 01.01.16 Specific requirements, examination syllabus and specimen examination questions for PCN Certification of Personnel engaged in Radiographic Testing of Castings
Appendix C0
02.04.09 Specific requirements for certification of NDT personnel testing welds
Appendix C1
9 01.07.16 Specific requirements for PCN Certification of Personnel engaged in Ultrasonic Testing of Fusion Welded Ferritic Steels
Appendix C2
7 rev D 01.01.16 Specific requirements, examination syllabus and specimen examination questions for PCN Certification of Personnel engaged in Radiographic Testing of Welds
Appendix C3A
5 rev C 01.01.16 Specific requirements, examination syllabus and specimen examination questions for PCN Certification of Personnel engaged in Electromagnetic Testing of Welds
Appendix C3B 4 rev C 01.01.16 Specific requirements for PCN Certification of Personnel in Alternating Current Field Measurement (ACFM) testing of Ferritic welds
Appendix C4
2 rev D 01.01.16 Requirements, examination syllabus and example questions for the certification of personnel engaged in Ultrasonic Time-of-Flight Diffraction testing of welds
Appendix D0

02.04.09 Specific requirements for the certification of personnel testing wrought products
Appendix D1 
4 rev F 01.01.16 Specific requirements for PCN Certification of Personnel engaged in Ultrasonic Testing of Wrought Products
Appendix D2
7 01.04.16 Specific requirements for PCN Certification of Personnel engaged in Eddy Current Testing of Wrought Products
Appendix E0
06.01.10 Specific requirements for the certification of personnel testing metallic engineering materials, components and fabrications in the pre and in-serve inspection sector
Appendix E1 
9 rev A
01.01.16 Requirements for PCN certification of personnel engaged in Magnetic Particle Inspection
Appendix E2
9 rev A
01.01.16 Requirements PCN certification of personnel engaged in Liquid Penetrant Inspection
Appendix E3 
8 01.07.16 Requirements for PCN certification of personnel for Radiation Safety
Appendix E5 
  7 rev A
01.01.16 Requirements for the certification of personnel engaged in Visual Testing of metallic products
Appendix E9
8
01.07.16 Generic requirements for the certification of personnel engaged in Ultrasonic testing using Phased Array transducers
Appendix E10
  5 rev A
01.01.16 Generic requirements for the certification of personnel engaged in Computed radiographic testing (CRT)
Appendix F0

02.04.09 Internationally recognised independent certification of competence for personnel engaged in the application of NDT in the rail sector
Appendix F1
5 rev F 01.01.16 Requirements, examination syllabus and specimen examination questions for PCN certification of personnel engaged in the Ultrasonic Testing of Railway Axles
Appendix F2 
4 rev E 01.01.16 Requirements, examination syllabus and specimen examination questions for PCN certification of personnel engaged in the Ultrasonic Testing of Railway Rail
Appendix F3 
2 rev C 01.01.16 Requirements, examination syllabus and specimen examination questions for PCN certification of personnel engaged in Magnetic Particle Testing of Railway Running Rail and Associated Components
Appendix F4  2 rev B
01.01.16 Requirements, examination syllabus and specimen examination questions for PCN certification of personnel engaged in Liquid Penetrant Testing of Railway Running Rail and Associated Components
Appendix Z1
3 rev B 01.01.13 NDT training and examination syllabus for trainers and PCN candidates
Appendix Z2
1 rev B 14.07.09 Specimen NDT questions for information of trainers and candidates in PCN examinations
Reference  Issue Date Personnel Certification Requirements In-Service Inspection
PCN I&T GEN
2 rev C
01.04.16
 General requirements for the certification of personnel for engineering inspection and testing.
PCN ISI GEN 1 rev B
01.04.16
General Requirements for the Qualification and PCN Certification of NDT Personnel for In-Service Inspection.    
PCN ISI GEN Appendix A ISI
1 Rev D
22.07.15 Certification of Personnel for In-Service Inspection – Manual Ultrasonic Testing - via the Modular Route.
PCN ISI GEN Appendix B1 Guidelines ISI
2 22.07.15 Guidelines for Detection and Monitoring of Corrosion and Determination of Material Thickness using Manual Ultrasonic Testing.
PCN ISI Appendix Z1 
1 01.06.15 Syllabus document for Qualification and PCN Certification of NDT Personnel for In-Service Inspection.