AGR Field Operations equipment to be used by Argyll-Ruane to run TOFD courses


Argyll-Ruane has recently purchased two Handy-Scans from AGR Field Operations to run TOFD Level 1 courses in 2012. The trainer is also looking to run phased array courses from March 2012, though these dates are still to be confirmed.

The TOFD Level 1 – Level 2 course dates for 2012 are as follows:
  • 3 January 2012
  • 13 February 2012
  • 26 March 2012
  • 23 April 2012
  • 21 May 2012.
The Argyll-Ruane Ltd (ARL) group, comprising Ruane & T P O’Neill (training), Northern Test Centre (certification) and Level III Services (consultancy), provides a comprehensive range of inspection and NDT courses, examinations and consultancy services and operates via its purpose-designed centres in Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Halesowen, West Midlands.

The industry sectors served include light/heavy engineering, power, petrochemical, pipelines, rail and aerospace. The organisation’s services are available worldwide and provide extensive examination programmes in EN473, ISO9712, NAS410, EN4179, ICorr, PCN and ASNT.

ARL has multiple examination location access worldwide and its range of courses and examinations are said to be one of the world’s largest provisions via a single source. As part of its Level III consultancy team services it offers an extensive service, including procedure writing, quality manuals, review of procedures and audit.