IMechE Argyll Ruane

4 Europa View, Sheffield Business Park, Sheffield S9 1XH
+44 (0)114 399 5730
+44 (0)114 243 0035
Tim Rotherham
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  • Trade Group Member (BINDT)
  • Training Establishment Approved by BINDT

IMechE Argyll Ruane is a global leader in providing training in non-destructive testing and inspection, examination services for certification and Level 3 Consultancy Services.

Accredited by major organisations and regulatory bodies, it provides training in all major NDT and inspection methods from Level 1 to Level 3 in internationally recognised central and employer-based certification schemes such as PCN (BS EN ISO 9712, EN 4179, NAS 410 and SNT-TC-1A). It is also the approved training provider for the Institute of Corrosion (ICorr).

The company's reputation for providing outstanding training courses means that you will understand both the theoretical aspects and how to apply the latest methods to current standards. As a trainee, you will also receive in-depth practical training to support your development towards examination and certification in your chosen method. IMechE Argyll Ruane ensures that all trainees are fully prepared before taking their examinations.

The company provides training for a full range of NDT and inspection methods, from Level 1 to Level 3, including weld inspection, film-based radiography, computed radiography, penetrant testing, magnetic particle testing, eddy current, visual testing and ultrasonic testing, including more advanced UT methods such as time-of-flight diffraction (TOFD) and phased array ultrasonic testing.

IMechE Argyll Ruane also offers online training provision with PCN Level 3 and Level 2 refresher training. This allows students and their organisations to realise significant savings through allowing the student to study at the time and convenience that suits them while minimising the impact on the organisation. More courses to be offered online will be available soon; please contact the company for more information.

Training facilities are located at IMechE's new multimillion-pound training centre in Sheffield. It also supports a global network of examination centres.

The Level 3 Services team also provides consultancy for organisations in need of expertise in non-destructive testing and inspection methods, standards and procedures.

To ensure its services fully reflect the industry standards, it is an active member of the following industry bodies: The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, Institute of Corrosion, Pipeline Industries Guild, British Standards Institute, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, British Accreditation Council, ELCAS and the National Skills Academy (Nuclear).

Contact IMechE Argyll Ruane today to find out how it can help you with your training, certification and consultancy needs.

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