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These responses clarify the intent of CP Response Yes. When an outside agency is engaged to provide Level III services for the employer they should provide copies of the examinations that they administered, provided that is their policy.
Section 6. Response No, per Paragraph 4. It seems contrary to the way practical exams are supervised in the ACCP program. From what I understand of the ACCP GHOP, the candidate is given the equipment, parts, and requirements and is left to inspect the parts with minimal supervision and is graded based upon results rather than precisely how the individual performed the inspection.
Response Yes, per Paragraph 6. The Level III must administer develop, proctor, and grade practical examination in the method for which he is qualified. We have Level IIs in our organization who have been delegated the responsibility of administering and grading written exams for our customers. Response No, per Paragraph 6. Inquiry Is it the intent of Appendix A that additional hours of experience in other NDT methods are required in addition to the minimum hours specified for each method prior to certification?
Response The intent of Appendix A is to allow an individual to use experience hours gained in other methods toward the experience requirements of a specific method. However, Appendix A does not require experience in methods other than the method for which certification is sought.
This assumes that the individual performs hands-on testing and not just oversight duties. Response Yes, if the employer has developed a procedure in accordance with Paragraph 5. Inquiry 1. If an individual is not going to be performing all techniques of a method, e.
If so, where is this to be addressed? Response 1. Inquiry If hours in a specific method for Level II certification takes several years to acquire, can NDT experience hours be used towards the specific method hours to fulfill experience requirements?
Response No, the required experience must be met in the method in which certification is being pursued plus the additional NDT hours as specified in Appendix A. The additional hours required to fulfill the total NDT experience requirement may be gained in more than one 1 method.
However, an individual is still required to meet the minimum method hours prior to being certified. Response No. CP does not provide for extension of certifications. What initial training and experience requirements should be used for Level Is and IIs in the laser method LM shearography? Appendix A 2. Lacking the above guidance, does Paragraph 4. Response Yes, Paragraph 6. The written examination shall consist of at least thirty questions. Specific method certification requirements are described in the document where applicable.
As an example, practical examinations must be administered by an NDT Level III certified in the applicable method to ensure credibility in assessing satisfactory performance. Inquiry Can an ASNT Level III not certified in a particular method sign certification of personnel in that particular method, if he is designated by the employer as the certifying representative?
Response Yes, provided the requirements for the certifying representative are covered in the procedure for qualifying personnel. This is not defined in the document. Both Paragraphs 3. Inquiry The predictive maintenance PdM individual is identified in two paragraphs in this document: Scope 1. This does not exist in this standard. Is it the intent of this document to address PdM personnel qualification and certification requirements? Inquiry If the employer does not have NDT personnel, but has PdM personnel, is it the intent of this document that there is still a need for a procedure for certification?
Inquiry Does this statement Paragraph 2. Response Backup documentation including training and experience records is not required. CP Paragraph 9. Inquiry CP addresses the initial on-the-job training requirements.
Are we to assume that the hours required for each method must be met during each certification cycle? Considering that these hours are required for initial certification, must we meet the same requirements each time we recertify? The training hours shown in Appendix A are for initial certification. Recertification requirements are addressed in Section 8. Is it the intent of Paragraph 6.
No, Paragraph 6. Is it the intent of CP that the development of the qualification examinations described in Sections 6. If the answer to 1 above is no, must those examinations be approved by a Level III, and if so, must the Level III be certified in the applicable test method? However, the pertinent sections of the document reflect no requirement for education or documentation of such except for instructors.
Suggest reflecting the requirements as needed to accommodate this aspect of qualification. Inquiry 4. Response Yes, Paragraph 4. Inquiry Can the eye examination for near vision given in the middle or beginning of a month expire at the end of that same month 1 year later? Example: If an eye examination for near vision is conducted on Dec. Inquiry
These responses clarify the intent of CP Response Yes. When an outside agency is engaged to provide Level III services for the employer they should provide copies of the examinations that they administered, provided that is their policy. Section 6. Response No, per Paragraph 4. It seems contrary to the way practical exams are supervised in the ACCP program.
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