Lavender International’s Level 3 Services department celebrated it’s 27th anniversary in 2022.  Established in 1995, the department has developed into a highly experienced team of consultants whose range and depth of expertise enables Lavender International to offer cost effective solutions and support across the spectrum of NDT requirements.

Our Outside Agency Level 3 Services Department is accredited by BINDT which is recognised by the UK NANDT Board. All training courses are approved by BINDT.

Nadcap Accreditation

Lavender International has been working as the Responsible NDT Level 3 for multiple customers since the Nadcap process was introduced for special processes in the UK.  Through the experience gained, we now have many of our customers on the merit programme.

Prime Contractors

Our level 3 consultants are qualified to ASNT, PCN and NAS410/EN4179 requirements and have Prime Contractors approval from Rolls Royce PLC, Honeywell, Boeing, Airbus, Augusta Westland, BAE Systems, Pratt & Whitney (Canada), Bombardier Aerospace, UTC Aerospace, Volvo Aero, TRW Aeronautical Systems (Lucas Aerospace), Messier Dowty, GKN Aerospace, Dowty Propellers, Aero Engines.

Every company we work with is unique so our services are tailored to each organisation’s specific requirements. Our level 3 consultants can ensure that your company’s NDT operates efficiently and in compliance with industry standards.

What we offer includes, but is not restricted to, the following;

  • Preparation, review and approval of NDT procedures.
  • Third party Level 3 consultancy
  • Preparation of written practice
  • Ensuring legal requirements are met
  • Administration of an NDT programme
  • Annual audits and reviews
  • Resolution of internal NDT issues
  • Review NDT personnel certification
  • Review training programmes and provide training
  • Provide expert testimony
  • Preparation for Nadcap
  • Set up new NDT programmes

If you would like a no obligation quote for a review of your NDT procedure please contact our Level 3 Outside Agency team.

Having a nominated level 3 contract with Lavender International means, essentially that we will be your NDT Level 3 without the cost of employing a full time Level 3.  The background and experience of our team of friendly Level 3 Consultants means we can offer Level 3 provision  whether your organisation is in oil and gas, aerospace, manufacturing or any area of general engineering.

Benefits of having a nominated Level 3 contract

  • A bespoke service tailored to the specific requirements of your organisation.
  • Services of a highly qualified and experienced level 3 consultant
  • Pay only for the time you need
  • Access to a Level 3 when you need it
  • Work conducted at your premises to an agreed timetable
  • A discount in NDT training at our training schools

A draft contract is available for viewing if you are interested in our Level 3 consultancy work.

If what you are looking for isn’t listed above, get in touch on 01226 760706 to discuss your specific requirements.

Outside office hours you can contact the department using this contact form.

Our friendly team of level 3 consultants have earned an impressive reputation for their expert knowledge and experience.  This, coupled with a customer focused and flexible approach, means we can offer a high level of customer service and support.

Andy Young
 Paul Jones  
   Neil Samson
 Ben Smith  
Paul Johnson
Garry Burke
Claire Wilson-Roberts


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