SS ISO 9712:2022

Non-destructive testing - Qualification and certification of NDT personnel


This document specifies requirements for the qualification and certification of personnel who perform industrial non-destructive testing (NDT) in the following methods.

a) acoustic emission testing;
b) eddy current testing;
c) leak testing (hydraulic pressure tests excluded);
d) magnetic testing;
e) penetrant testing;
f) radiographic testing;
g) strain gauge testing;
h) thermographic 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).

The system specified in this document is also applicable to other NDT methods or to NDT techniques within an established NDT method, provided a comprehensive scheme of certification exists and the NDT method or NDT technique is covered by international, regional or national standards or the NDT method or the NDT technique has been demonstrated to be effective to the satisfaction of the certification body.




Status Current
Edition 2022
No. of Pages 55
ICS Classification 03.100.30 Management of human resources
19.100 Non-destructive testing
Committee Quality and Safety Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption ISO 9712 : 2021 IDT