Infrared Training in South Africa

Thermography Training – ISO Compliant

IPI Learning’s Certified Level 1 Thermography training is held in Johannesburg, South Africa.  This Flexible Learning course encompasses 2 days of classroom learning and 20 hours of distance learning.  The course is ISO and ASNT compliant.  Certification: IPI Learning, Infraspection. 3rd party certification also available from BINDT.

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Infrared Training in South Africa

From Johannesburg to New Delhi to Sydney, IPI Learning have provided training to hundreds of thermographers all over the world.  Our training programs are designed to provide cutting edge information and training techniques with a focus on teaching thermographers how to perform infrared inspections in the real world.

Additionally, the use of interpreters and providing examinations in the native language can be accommodated for countries where English is a second language.

IPI Learning: Expert Thermography Trainers

IPI Learning has been providing expert thermography services for almost 20 years. Including training, sales support and professional consultancy to industry.

Our trainers are professionally certified thermographers with years of experience, doing thermography in the real world.  From training professional thermographers to in-house maintenance engineers, from pest inspectors to building Inspectors, our training courses are designed to provide you with the skills you need to perform your surveys with confidence, competence and most importantly, results.

IPI Learning is not aligned with any camera manufacturer, enabling our trainers to provide unbiased training.  We are concerned with training you to be the a skilled thermographer, rather than selling you thermal imaging equipment.

Flexible Learning

IPI Learning ’s Flexible Learning certified thermography courses allow you to complete the theoretical portion of your certification in your own time, at your own desk, as well as enjoying the interactive benefits of classroom learning for the practical experiments and equipment operation.

The Flexible Learning thermography courses are perfect for people who:

  • Don’t have time to spend 5 days in a classroom
  • Understand that hands on experience is an essential part of a thermography certification
  • Are self-employed contractors who need to study after hours or to juggle it with work commitments

Level 1 Certified Infrared Thermography Training Course is designed for the application of qualitative thermal imaging for Predictive Maintenance, Condition Assessment, Condition Monitoring, Quality Assurance, Forensic Investigations, and Building Sciences.

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Course Overview

This course covers infrared theory, heat transfer concepts, equipment operation and selection, standards compliance, image analysis and report generation. Students are trained to identify and document thermal patterns caused by improper design, workmanship or material failure. Specific applications include: electrical distribution systems, mechanical systems, steam systems, refractory systems, underground piping, active thermography, building envelopes and flat roofs.


Course tuition includes: all course presentations, Student Reference Manual, trial version of Exception Data Manage-ment & Report Generation Software and the Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographer® exam. This course is fully catered.

Course Locations

Johannesburg Training Centre, South Africa

IPI Learning & Infraspection Institute

Upon successful completion of the course with a minimum passing grade of 80%, students will receive certification from IPI Learning and Infraspection Institute.


This program is compliant with international standards organizations ISO-18436 and ASNT SNT-TC-1A.

International Association of Certified Home Inspectors

This course is also approved by the InterNational Association of Certified Home Inspectors and meets the training requirements for their Infrared Certified professional designation and logo.

Certified Infrared Thermographer’s Association (CITA)

CITA provides a secondary certification program to endorse your skills and training.

Additional Certification

At the completion of the course students may also apply for 3rd party certification through the AINDT, BINDT & EFNDT