Christopher Simmonds

Name:
Christopher Simmonds
Email address:
Chris@ultramag.co.uk
Employer
Name:
Ultramag Inspection Services Ltd.
Address:
Central Crescent, Marchwood industrail Park, Southampton
Postcode:
SO40 4BJ
Telephone:
02380861010
Email:
Chris@ultramag.co.uk
Job Titles
Start date:
10/01/1990
Job title:
Director, NDT Level 3, IIW Welding Technologist
Principal activities:
Non Destructive Testing, Ultrasonic Thickness Surveys, Mechanical Testing, Materials Evaluation, Welding Procedure Qualification, Welder Qualification Tests, Auditing, Training & Consultancy.


PCN certifications

PCN Number: 200315

Has 4 certificates

Certification Number: E011S5422084

Method:
Magnetic Particle
Level:
2D
Sector:
Pre & In-service (Multi)
Scope:
Fixed installations, Portable equipment, NDT instruction writing
Issue Date:
02/02/2016
Expiry Date:
10/03/2021

Certification Number: E011S5526817

Method:
Liquid Penetrant
Level:
2D
Sector:
Pre & In-service (Multi)
Scope:
Dye penetrants, Fluorescent penetrants, NDT instruction writing
Issue Date:
04/03/2016
Expiry Date:
11/05/2021

Certification Number: S016S22231560

Method:
Liquid Penetrant
Level:
3D
Sector:
Pre & In-service (Multi)
Issue Date:
27/05/2016
Expiry Date:
12/06/2021

Certification Number: E012S5433175

Method:
Magnetic Particle
Level:
3D
Sector:
Pre & In-service (Multi)
Issue Date:
13/06/2017
Expiry Date:
12/06/2022
Professional experience
Organisation:
Ultramag Inspection Services Ltd.
Accrediting Institution:
Engineering Council
Start Date:
27/02/2006
End Data:
26/10/2026
Description:
Achieved Engineering Technician in 2006 and Incorporated Engineer in 2013, through B.I.N.D.T.

Education
Type:
Degree
Institution:
University of Northampton
Course Title:
BSc in Non-Destructive Testing
Full or Part Time:
Part time
Duration:
3 years
Grade:
BSc
Completion Date:
01/11/2011

Training
Course Title:
Mechanical Testing techniques
Duration:
1 day
Provider:
IMechE
Start Date:
04/12/2018
End Date:
04/12/2018
Description:
1 Day course on mechanical testing techniques and applicable standards.

Course Title:
P.E.D. Advanced Training course
Duration:
60 days
Provider:
HPIvs
Start Date:
17/11/2017
End Date:
22/12/2017
Description:
Online course for Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU, by HPI Verification Services.

Course Title:
Internal Auditor ISO 17020
Duration:
2 days
Provider:
Bywater Training Ltd.
Start Date:
08/03/2017
End Date:
09/03/2017
Description:
ISO/IEC 17020: 2012 Internal Auditor course.

Course Title:
Assessing Competance in a Work Environment
Duration:
3 years
Provider:
EAL
Start Date:
30/09/2014
End Date:
30/09/2017
Description:
A1 Assessor. EAL Level 3 Award. Assessing NDT apprentices and trainees in the Work Environment.

Course Title:
ISO 3834 ASSESSOR
Duration:
2 days
Provider:
T.W.I.
Start Date:
29/08/2012
End Date:
30/08/2012
Description:
T.W.I. Assessors course to ISO 3834.

Course Title:
PCN MT Level 3
Duration:
5 days
Provider:
Lavender International NDT
Start Date:
01/04/2012
End Date:
05/04/2012
Description:
PCN Level 3 course and exam in Magnetic Particle Inspection.

Course Title:
A.W.S. Welding Inspector
Duration:
5 days
Provider:
T.W.I.
Start Date:
11/11/2001
End Date:
15/11/2001
Description:
A.W.S. Certified Welding inspector

Course Title:
PCN PT Level 3
Duration:
3 days
Provider:
Lavender International NDT
Start Date:
13/06/2001
End Date:
15/06/2001
Description:
PCN Level 3 course and exam in Penetrant Inspection.

Course Title:
ASNT Level 2 PT
Duration:
2 days
Provider:
Lavender International NDT
Start Date:
11/06/2001
End Date:
12/06/2001
Description:
ASNT Level 2 training and exam in Penetrant Inspection.

Course Title:
PCN Basic Level 3
Duration:
4 days
Provider:
Lavender International NDT
Start Date:
23/01/2001
End Date:
26/01/2001
Description:
PCN Basic Level 3 course and exam.

Course Title:
ASNT Level 2 MT
Duration:
2 days
Provider:
Lavender International NDT
Start Date:
22/01/2001
End Date:
23/01/2001
Description:
ASNT Level 2 training and exam in Magnetic Particle Inspection.

Course Title:
PCN Basic Radiation Safety
Duration:
2 days
Provider:
Lavender International NDT
Start Date:
25/09/2000
End Date:
26/09/2000
Description:
PCN BRS course and exam.

Course Title:
PCN Level 2 Radiographic Interpreter
Duration:
4 days
Provider:
Lavender International NDT
Start Date:
26/08/2000
End Date:
29/08/2000
Description:
PCN RPS course and exam.

Course Title:
CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector
Duration:
7 days
Provider:
The Welding Institute
Start Date:
24/10/1998
End Date:
28/10/1998
Description:
CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspector course and exam.

Course Title:
Metascop
Duration:
3 days
Provider:
National Power
Start Date:
15/06/1994
End Date:
17/06/1994
Description:
National Power accredited Metascop course and examination.

Course Title:
UT welds PCN Level 2
Duration:
40 hours
Provider:
T.W.I.
Start Date:
02/11/1992
End Date:
06/11/1992
Description:
Supervised Ultrasonic Weld testing course and examination, PCN Level 2.

Course Title:
UT welds PCN Level 1
Duration:
80 hours
Provider:
T.W.I.
Start Date:
16/09/1991
End Date:
27/09/1991
Description:
Comprehensive Practical Ultrasonic Weld testing course and examination, PCN Level 1.

Course Title:
PCN Level 2 PT
Duration:
5
Provider:
Lavender International NDT
Start Date:
26/03/1990
End Date:
30/03/1990
Description:
PCN Level 2 course and exam in Penetrant Inspection.

Course Title:
PCN Level 2 MT
Duration:
5 days
Provider:
Lavender International NDT
Start Date:
19/03/1990
End Date:
23/03/1990
Description:
PCN Level 2 course and exam in Magnetic Particle Inspection.

Future work activities
Description:
Following my A1 Assessors course I wish to be involved with Mentoring personnel in the Industry.
Priority Level:
2
Extra Skills:
Mentoring courses
Target Completion Date:
31/08/2020

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