Ultrasound Training

Level 1 Ultrasound Training

Level 1 Airborne Ultrasound is a comprehensive 32 hour course for the application of airborne and contact ultrasound for predictive maintenance, condition monitoring, quality assurance, leak detection and energy loss inspections.

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Course Overview

The course covers theory and principles of ultrasound, equipment operation and selection, standards compliance, data acquisition and report generation, as well as principles of reliability and condition monitoring.

Our instructors have decades of real world experience and can train students to identify and document ultrasonic emissions caused by improper design, workmanship or material failure.

Specific Applications include: electrical distribution systems, mechanical systems, bearing lubrication, air and steam system efficiency, hydraulic systems.

Who Should Apply

Typical candidates include, but are not limited to:
  • Inspectors seeking to advance their knowledge in Airborne/Structure Borne Ultrasound Inspection Supervisors
  • Energy Auditors
  • Any Service Company personnel who perform PdM,energy audits or leak detection for their clients.

Key Info

Course Name Level 1 Airborne Ultrasound
Entry Requirements None
Study Mode Classroom Learning, Onsite Learning
Course Length & Times 4.5 Days/32 Hours:
Monday     8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday    8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday  8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday  8:00am – 5:00pm
Locations Melbourne
Trainers Brenton Ward, Garry Ward
Assessment  Written Exam, Practical Assessment
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What You Will Learn

  • Ultrasound Wave Transmission and Effects
  • Effectiveness of Airborne Ultrasound
  • Leak Detection
  • Electrical Inspection
  • Recording and reporting
  • Steam Trap Inspection
  • Strategies of Mechanical Inspection

Course Tuition

Course tuition includes all course presentations and Student Reference Manual. Certification card and diploma issued with passing grade of 80%. Hearing acuity must meet the minimum requirement of one ear of less than 25 dBHL at 500 Hz to 4 kHz (with or without aid.)This course is fully catered with lunch, morning/afternoon tea provided.

Course Benefits

  • Small class sizes
  • Experienced instructors
  • Comprehensive course notes

Certification & Recognition

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

Certified Infrared Thermographer’s Association (CITA)

CITA provides a secondary certification program to endorse your skills and training. Our program ensures that you meet the requirements set forth by the following Standards:

  • Level 2 Airborne Ultrasound

Course Content

Principles of ultrasound
Generic equipment knowledge
Data acquisition in ultrasound
Data storage and management
Condition monitoring principles
Applications to machine systems
Severity determination
Program implementation
Reporting and corrective action
Personal safety