For pressure equipment, non-destructive tests of permanent joints must be carried out by suitably qualified personnel. For pressure equipment in categories III and IV, NDT and welding personnel must 'Third Party Organisation' recognised by a member state pursuant to Article 13.
This document describes arrangements under which BINDT, a Recognised Third Party Organisation, will issue a certificate of approval in compliance with The Directive to NDT personnel certified competent under AS 3998 / EN ISO 9712 : 2012 criteria in specific NDT methods, as applied in relevant industry or product sectors, by the Australian Institute for NDT (hereinafter referred to as AINDT).
To be eligible for approval by BINDT, the applicant will hold current valid MT/PT/RT/UT Level 2 or Level 3 AS 3998 / EN ISO 9712 : 2012 certificate(s) of competence issued by AINDT which cover the testing of permanent joints (welds) in pressure equipment.
(Only electronic applications are accepted)