Course Title: Perform basic eddy current testing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4196 Certificate IV in Engineering

Course Title: Perform basic eddy current testing

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers operating eddy current testing equipment and performing basic testing procedures in a specific range of industrial applications. Knowledge of metallurgy, electricity, magnetism and electromagnetism associated with the level of application in this unit is required.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEM18001C Use hand tools

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM24005B Perform basic eddy current testing


1. Prepare inspection areas for basic eddy current testing

2. Perform basic eddy current testing

3. Report the results of basic eddy current test(s)

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.