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Personnel Qualification and Certification Activities

To Keep NDT technical level, JSNDI conducts:
(1) Qualification examination
(2) Certification and registration
(3) Operation of the examination center

Number of certificated based on the JSNDI standards (NDIS) and JIS Z 2305 as of April, 2017 are as follows:

  Number of certified personnel
JIS Z 2305(ISO 9712) Non-Destructive testing - Qualification and certification of NDT personnel 90,212
NDIS 0602 Certification of personnel for coordination of nondestructive inspection 219
NDIS 0603 Qualification and certification of personnel for performance demonstration of ultrasonic testing systems 19
NDIS 0604 Infrared thermographic testing-Qualification and certification of personnel 296
NDIS 0605 Non-destructive testing-Qualification and certification of personnel for leak testing  416
ISO 18436-7 Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines - Requirements for qualification and assessment of personnel - Part 7: Thermography 38

PD (Performance Demonstration) certification for Light Water Cooled Nuclear Power Plants Components based on the Annex of NDIS 0603

JSNDI implemented NDIS 0603 : 2005 in March, 2006

Memorandum of Understanding between Canada and Japan concerning Harmonization of NDT Personnel Certification - Starting in July 2001 -