Thermography – Category 1

Based on ISO18436-7 & SNT-TC-1A (BINDT PCN Cert. Exam)


Based on ISO18436-7 & SNT-TC-1A (BINDT PCN Cert. Exam)

Course Overview

This course is designed to meet and exceed ISO 18436 and the ASNT SNTTC-1A standards. This course is suitable for beginners or experienced Thermographers wishing to gain internationally recognised certification. This four day training course consists of a mixture of theoretical and practical based work to provide a well balanced training experience.

Examination & Certification

Students must achieve at least 75% on our final day assessment to pass the course and be able to complete a PCN examination. There are daily progress tests and practical exercises to support students learning throughout the training.

Course Content

The Level 1 course covers the following topics:
  • Thermal / Infrared Physics
  • Temperature, how it is measured
  • Nature of Heat and Temperature
  • Heat Transfer
  • Infrared Technology / Equipment
  • Calibration
  • Infrared Applications
  • Practical Camera Operation
  • Radiosity
  • Inspection Techniques
  • Infrared Images and Documentation
  • Data Collection
  • Qualitative Infrared Images
  • Software Overview
  • Report Creation
  • Critical Inspection Data Collection
  • Emissivity Issues
  • Important Camera Parameters

Course Includes

  •  Training Material


All our trainers have many years experience in the industry covering Industrial, Building, Electrical & Mechanical applications and operate all makes and models of Infrared Cameras. 


IVEPE-SEV is an Approved Training Organization (ATO) of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) and provides Certification Training based on the PCN Certification Scheme, ISO 18436 and the American ASNT SNT-TC-1A standard


Course information

Course Code 301.04
Course Title Thermography – Category 1
Details Based on ISO18436-7 & SNT-TC-1A (BINDT PCN Cert. Exam)
Certification YES
Partnership BINDT
Language English
Course Duration 4 Days

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