We now offer PCN approved accelerated practical work experience training for MT, PT, VT, UT, ET, ACFM, RT, TOFD and PA.

Candidates who have successfully completed a PCN Level 1 or 2 course and exam in the above methods, but do not have the work experience necessary for Certification are eligible for the accelerated practical work experience programme initiative from Lavender International.

Under a Procedure approved by PCN and in accordance with EN ISO 9712 a candidate can attend a Lavender accelerated work experience programme and claim 50% of the total work experience requirement.

Method/Level Work experience required 50% total work experience requirement Number of days training
ET, RT, UT, ACFM Level 1 3 months = 480 hours 240 hours 6 days
ET, RT, UT, TOFD, ACFM Level 2 (direct access) 12 months = 1920 hours 960 hours 24 days
MT, PT, VT
Level 1
1 month = 160 hours 80 hours 2 days
MT, PT, VT, PA Level 2 (direct access) 4 months = 640 hours 64 hours 8 days

For Level 2 UT, ET, ACFM, RT and TOFD a candidate must attend a 24 day work experience programme.  These programmes can be conducted in one block or in individual days.  The remaining time must be gained under the candidate’s usual industrial environment with appropriate supervision.

Information regarding the cost and availability of each individual programme can be found on the course fees and schedule.

This programme is available at our UK facilities in Penistone, Sheffield and AMP in Rotherham.

For further information or to book your place, contact us today.

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