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Personnel Qualification and Certification Activities

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

Number of certified personnel based on the JSNDI standards (NDIS) and JIS Z 2305 as of April 1, 2008 are as follows:

  Number of certified personnel
JIS Z 2305 Non-Destructive testing - Qualification and certification of personnel 54,099
NDIS 0601 Rule of Qualification and Certification of Non-Destructive Testing Personnel 14,621
NDIS 0602 Certification of personnel for coordination of nondestructive inspection 143
NDIS 0603 Qualification and certification of personnel for performance demonstration of ultrasonic testing systems 20

Qualification examination and certification for JIS Z 2305

JSNDI implemented JIS Z 2305 : 2001 (ISO 9712 : 1999, MOD), "Non-Destructive testing - Qualification and certification of personnel" in the spring of 2003, and started transition from NDIS 0601 and NDIS J001 to JIS Z 2305 : 2001

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 -