Corporate Headquarters: Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge CB21 6AL
+44 (0)1223 899000
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Stephen Wisniewski
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  • A1 - Acoustic Emission (AE)
  • A2 - Resonant Inspection
  • C - Coating Thickness Measurement
  • E - Electromagnetic General
  • E1 - Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
  • E2 - Magnetic Flux Leakage methods
  • E3 - Eddy Current Testing
  • E4 - ACFM
  • E5 - Potential Drop Flaw Detection and Sizing
  • EC - Erosion/Corrosion
  • LP - Liquid Penetrant Inspection
  • O1 - Visual Inspection
  • O2 - Optical Metrology and Holography
  • O3 - Laser-based Inspection
  • O4 - Thermography
  • R - Radiography General
  • S - Stress Measurement
  • U - Ultrasonic General
  • U1 - Ultrasonic Flaw Detection and Sizing
  • U2 - Ultrasonic Thickness Gauging
  • U6 - Ultrasonic Advanced Methods
Affiliations & Approvals:
  • Training Establishment Approved by BINDT

UK: Cambridge, Aberdeen, Middlesbrough, Rotherham and Port Talbot
Global centres: Southeast Asia, Central Asia, India, Middle East, North America, Mainland Europe, Africa

TWI is a global leader in technology engineering and is respected for its expertise, professionalism, impartiality and confidentiality. TWI works with the most influential companies worldwide, across all industry sectors.

TWI has been at the forefront of non-destructive testing (NDT) of fabricated structures for more than 40 years. The NDT Technology Section is a group of engineers, consultants and technicians dedicated to the development and successful implementation of the full spectrum of non-destructive testing. TWI's aim is to provide cost savings and reliability assurance to customers through the development of innovative inspection solutions and by interfacing with related technologies, such as engineering critical assessment, risk-based inspection strategies, reliability analysis and repair procedure development.

Training and Examination Services
TWI offers a range of courses:

  • Conventional NDT courses: VT, PT, MT, ET, UT, RT and RI
  • Advanced NDT courses: AUT, PAUT, LRUT, TOFD, ACFM, digital radiography CR and DR 
  • Blended learning options (PAUT, TOFD, UT)  and eLearning products (appreciation, refresher, pre-course) in PAUT, TOFD and UT
  • Corrosion detection and monitoring
  • Inspection-based courses include welding inspection, welding supervision, plant inspection, piping and tankage inspection, painting and coatings, cathodic protection, risk-based inspection and fitness-for-purpose assessment
  • Underwater inspection/NDT
  • And much more...

The training and assessment is approved by BINDT, CSWIP, AWS and BGAS-CSWIP.

TWI's Level 3 staff also offer outside agency services to customers who require CSWIP employer-specific and technical support.

Software Products and Development
TWI has developed a range of software products to help managers in the energy industry improve the cost-effectiveness and quality control of their compliance-critical administration procedures.

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