To celebrate our 40th Anniversary, Lavender International are holding a Masterclass on October 19th 2016 at the Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham.  Caroline Bull, BINDT President Elect, will be chairing the event and guest speakers will discuss current issues within the NDT Industry.  In addition to this, Lavender International, BINDT, Barnsley College, Olympus, Sonatest, Baugh & Weedon and Eddyfi will be exhibiting at the event to date.

The event costs £40pp + VAT and includes breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee.  It will be a fantastic opportunity to network, find out current and up-to-date information within the NDT industry, and ask any questions you may have about such topics.  Points for NDT Certification Renewal and Recertification will also be applicable for attendance at this event for Level 2 and Level 3.

Below is a copy of the current schedule for the day.  To download a copy of the Masterclass schedule please click here.  For further information, please click here or contact our Marketing Officer, Amy Schofield, at



Caroline Bull,
BINDT President Elect
The day will be split into three sections:
1.           Certification Update & NDT Apprenticeship Programme
2.           New & Emerging Programmes
3.           Social Aspects within NDT
08:00 – 09:00 Exhibitor stand set up.
09:00 – 09:25 Registration, Exhibition and Breakfast: Bacon sandwiches, tea, coffee.
09:25 – 09:30 Welcome and introduction of the Chair for the day, Caroline Bull, BINDT President Elect (Stephen Lavender, Lavender International)
09:30 – 09:55 Certification update with information from PCN
(Nicole Scutt, Head of Certification, BINDT)
09:55 – 10:20 Certification programs that are new and under-development (Joe Heigold, BINDT Vice President)
10:20 – 10:45 NDT Apprenticeship update (John Moody, Technical Support Engineer, BINDT)
10:45 – 11:15 Delivery of the NDT Apprenticeship (Sam Cunningham, Lavender International and Vicky Slater, Barnsley College)
11:15 – 11:45 Break: Tea & coffee.  Exhibition.
11:45 – 12:10 Positive Material Identification (TBC)
12:10 – 12:35 UT Corrosion (Dr John Wahlers, Stream Engineering Solutions LTD)
12:35 – 13:00 Eddy Current Array (Andrew Waller, Lavender International)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break: Buffet Provided.  Exhibition.
14:00 – 14:25 Lavender International: 40th Anniversary (Stephen Lavender, Lavender International)
14:25 – 14:50 Diversity in NDT (Caroline Bull, BINDT President Elect)
14:50 – 15:15 Human factors in NDT (Bernard McGrath, Operations Manager, Monitoring & Inspection Design, AMEC)
15:15 – 15:40 NDT, The Internet and Social Media (Dave Gilbert, Deputy CEO, BINDT)
15:40 – 16:05 Open Discussion
16:05 – 16:30 Close. Tea & Biscuits.
16:30 Exhibitor stand dismantle.



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