ISO 9712-2012 pdf free download.Non-destructive testing – Qualification and certification of NDT personnel.
ISO 9712 specifies requirements for principles for the qualification and certification of personnel who perform industrial non-destructive testing (NOT).
NOTE 1 The term ‘industrial” implies the exclusion of applications in the field of medicine.
The system specified in this International Standard can also apply to other NDT methods or to new techniques within an established NOT method, provided a comprehensive scheme of certification exists and the method or technique is covered by International, regional or national standards or the new NDT method or technique has been demonstrated to be effective to the satisfaction of the certification body.
NOTE 2 CENe’TR 1474815) can be used as guidance.
The certification covers proficiency in one or more of the following methods:
a) acoustic emission testing:
b) eddy current testing:
C) infrared thermographic testing:
d) leak testing (hydraulic pressure tests excluded):
e) magnetic testing;
f) penetrant testing:
g) radiographic testing:
h) strain gauge testing:
I) ultrasonic testing:
j) visual testing (direct unaided visual tests and visual tests carried out during the application of another NDT method are excluded).
NOTE 3 This International Standard specifies requirements for what are, in effect, third party conformity assessment schemes. These requirements do not directly apply to conformity assessment by second or first parties, but relevant parts of this International Standard can be referred to in such arrangements.
NOTE 4 Wherever gender specific words such as ‘hls, her, “he” or she” appear in this International Standard, the other gender is also applicable.
2 Normative references
The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
ISO/IEC 17024, Conformity assessment一General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
authorized qualification body
body, independent of the employer, authorized by the certification body to prepare and administer qualification examinations
3.2 basic examination
written examination, at Level 3, which demonstrates the candidates knowledge of the materials science and process technology and types of discontinuities, the specific qualification and certification system. and the basic principles of NDT methods as required for Level 2
NOTE I For an explanation of the three levels of qualification, see Clause 6.
NOTE 2 The qualification and certification system is specified in this International Standard.
3.3 candidate
individual seeking qualification and certification who gains experience under the supervision of personnel having a qualification acceptable to the certification body
3.4 certificate
document issued by the certification body under specified provisions, indicating that the named person has demonstrated the competence(s) defined on the certificate
NOTE The provisions are specified in this International Standard.
3.5 certification
procedure used by the certification body to confirm that the qualification requirements for a method, level and sector have been fulfilled, leading to the issuing of a certificate
3.6 certification body
body that administers procedures for certification according to specified requirements.ISO 9712 pdf free download.