Pressure Equipment Directive

Certification Services Division 

The United Kingdom Secretary of State has appointed The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing as a Recognised Third-Party Organisation under regulation 20 of the European Pressure Equipment Regulations 1999 which implement the provisions of Directive 2014/68/EU of the European Parliament concerning pressure equipment.

BINDT offers approval of personnel to carry out non-destructive tests on permanent joints for pressure equipment in categories III and IV in accordance with section 3.1.3 of Schedule 2 to the Regulations. The scope of the appointment is for the approval of personnel to carry out non-destructive tests on permanent joints for pressure equipment in categories III and IV in accordance with section 3.1.3 of Schedule 2 to the Regulations.

For general information regarding the European Pressure Equipment Directive (2014/68/EU), and BINDT PED approvals is available here to download. 

The following documents relate to the service offered by BINDT, either directly or through agreements with Notified Bodies, to ‘approve’ NDT personnel that carry out non-destructive tests on permanent joints for pressure equipment in categories III and IV in accordance with section 3.1.3 of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, and who are qualified through 'in-house' or 'second party' NDT personnel qualification systems. 

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGES HAVE BEEN IMPLEMENTED AS A RESULT OF THE WITHDRAWAL OF EN 473 PLEASE REFER TO DOCUMENT PED-16.
For more information on PED approval through BINDT, please contact Jennifer Cook. Email: jennifer.cook@bindt.org

BINDT PED Services – Document Register (PED/01)Issue dated 1 January 2017

BINDT PED Documents – BINDT Document Register (This document – PED/01)
BINDT PED Services – Application form for approval of NDT personnel  (PED/02) Issue dated 23 February 2016 (public document)
BINDT PED Services Fees – PED/03 DC Issue dated 1 January 2016 (public document for direct clients) 
PED/03 NB (internal document for BINDT and Notified Body information) Issue dated 1 January 2016 
BINDT PED Services – Audit Procedure (PED/04) Issue dated 1 January 2016 (public document)
BINDT PED Services – Audit Report Forms (PED/05) Issue dated 1 January 2016 (internal document for BINDT Assessor use)
PED Services – Assessor Remuneration (PED/07) Issue 11 dated 1 January 2016 (internal document for BINDT sub-contract assessor information)
BINDT PED Assessor Register (PED/08) Issue dated 1 January 2016 (for BINDT internal use only)
BINDT Schedule of approved individuals (PED/09B) Issue dated 1 January 2016 (BINDT internal use until completed)
BINDT Certificate of individual approval (PED/09C) Issue dated 1 January 2016 (BINDT internal use until completed)
BINDT PED Confidentiality and familiarity (PED/10DC)  Issue 2 dated 1 January 2016 (for BINDT and Assessor use only)
BINDT PED Confidentiality and familiarity (PED/10NB)  Issue 9 dated 1 January 2016 (for BINDT and Assessor use only)
EN ISO 9712 Qualification Criteria for NDT personnel (PED/15) Issue 4 dated 1 January 2016 (Public document)
Notification of change to NDT personnel approval procedure (PED/16) Issue dated 1 January 2016 (public document)
WPG 6-13 adopted March04
Arrangements for BINDT approval of NDT personnel certificated by other certification bodies (PED/19) Issue 6 rev A dated 8 April 2016
The PED (2014/68/EU) General Information (PED/20) Issue dated 1 January 2016 (public document)
ABENDE PED approval application Issue dated 1 January 2016 (PED/21)
AINDT PED approval application Issue dated 1 January 2016 (PED/22)
NRCan PED approval application Issue dated 1 January 2016 (PED/23)
RTC T&D PED approval application Issue dated 1 January 2016 (PED/25)
SILA KALITE PED approval application Issue dated 7 April 2016 (PED/26)
UkrSRINDT PED approval application Issue dated 8 April 2016 (PED/27)
KSNT PED approval application Issue dated 8 April 2016 (PED/28)
CEN TR 15589 – Code of Practice for recognised 3rd party organisations approving NDT personnel under arrangements specified in 2014/68/EU.