This course prepares you for qualification as a category 1 certified thermographer. You will learn about the basics of infrared, how to operate the camera under different conditions and for various purposes, how to do an appropriate judgement of the measurement situation in the field and identify potential error sources.
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If you wish, this level 1 course can be run onsite anywhere within the UK and Ireland and is classed as a group booking. If you would like to find out more about the onsite training option including pricing and availability please email firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 07976927538 (Mobile) 01462 894144 (Office).
In order to get the maximum benefit from ITC courses students find it beneficial to work with their own camera. You must where possible bring your IR camera and laptop to the course.
The Infrared Training Center (ITC) is the world's largest thermography training organization. With hundreds of thermography courses, small class sizes and expert instructors, the ITC can provide top-notch, hands-on thermography training for large multi-national corporations or individual infrared consultants.
ITC Training is recognised for funding through the DWP (Department of Work and Pensions).
Following this course you will be able to do IR inspections following written guidelines and to report the result of this inspection.
History; benchmarks; applications including electrical, Mechanical, Building, Medical and R&D. Camera technology overview from older scanning systems to modern day FPA’s. Explanation of camera operation and how the camera converts radiation into an image
Heat and measurement; contact v non-contact temperature measurement. How radiation is converted into temperature and an introduction to heat transfer.
Scientific Laws relating to : conduction, convection, radiation, blackbodies, Transmission Emissivity, Reflectivity & Calibration. Practical demonstration of these heat transfer modes with follow up theory
Atmospheric & Environmental considerations including Distance, humidity, air temp and Reflected Apparent Temperature. How to measure them and setup the camera correctly
Temperature definition and measurement, thermodynamics, heat and temperature, heat transfer, conduction, convection and radiation.
A look at cross hair measurement, Area box/ circle, colour alarms and specific dew point and insulation alarms.
Hands-on camera experience throughout the course. Camera practice using portable simulated labs; integration of images with Reporting software; creation of reports.
ITC qualification (50 question multiple choice test) to be held on last day of course.
ISO18436 PCN CMGEN APPB 60 questions Multiple choice. Apply to BINDT 01604 823707 for details
Principles and Practice Volume one Thermography - ISBN 0903132338
Applications Volume Two Thermography - ISBN 090313232x
Please await course confirmation and joining instructions from a member of the
Thermal Cameras UK (Stanburys Ltd.) team after booking.