Thermography - Category I
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Follows Category I Guidelines Established by ISO 18436-7, "Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machine – Requirements for qualification and assessment of personnel – Part 7: Thermography"
Prerequisites: Candidates should have good colour perception as determined by the Ishihara 24 plate test. Any candidates with poor colour perception should complete task specific testing to ascertain colour perception deficiencies that may require the use of monochrome palette for thermography images. It is recommended that candidates have at least a secondary school graduate qualification or its equivalent.
Certification Exam: 50 questions, 2 hour time limit, passing score is 75% correct
ISO Certification: Requires a total of 32 hours of formal training or independent study, 12 months cumulative experience, and examination
Course Length: 32 Hours
Introduction to Thermography Course Objectives:
- Apply a specified thermographic measurement technique
- Set up and operate the thermal imaging equipment for safe thermographic data collection
- Identify, prevent, minimize and control poor data acquisition and error sources
- Perform basic fault detection, severity assessment and diagnosis in accordance with established instructions
- Perform basic image post-processing (measurement tools, emissivity adjustments, span and scale adjustments, etc.)
- Maintain a database of results and trends
- Verify the calibration of thermographic measurement systems
- Evaluate and report test results and highlight areas of concern