Frequently Asked Questions

Potential students ask the following questions before coming to Level 1 training:

Do I need any prior learning before attending this course?

You need to have a basic understanding of Infrared principles and have the ability to use a computer. Everything on the exam will be taught during the week.

If I attended the University of Melbourne (UoM) Thermography training course prior to 2010 can I register with AINDT to become 3rd party certified by AINDT-CMCB under AS-ISO18436?

Yes, if you successfully obtained the Statement of Results from UoM you can register with AINDT for their certification. AINDT certification was based on their exam results, with 3 results being for General, Specific and Assignment. You will need to then follow the steps below:

If I attended UoM Thermography training in 2010 or 2011 can I register with AINDT to become 3rd party certified by AINDT-CMCB under AS-ISO18436?

Yes, though there are extra steps required:

If I attended the ITC Thermography training (via UoM) after 2011 can I register with AINDT to become 3rd party certified by AINDT-CMCB under AS-ISO18436?

Yes, though there are extra steps required:

How can I learn more about certification with AINDT?

Refer to the AINDT website for full set of guidelines: AINDT Guide to qualification and certification: condition monitoring

How often do I need to re-apply for AINDT certification?

AINDT Certification is valid for 5 years, and can be renewed at the expiry of the 5 years for another 5 years, by providing proof of continued work in the field of thermography. After 2 x 5 years certification, you will have to re-sit the examination for further 5 + 5 years certification. You could also consider completing Level 2 training at this point and apply for Category 2 certification through AINDT-CMCB.

Does my ITC certificate and registration card need to be renewed?

Yes, if you have successfully passed and are registered with ITC recertification is required after 5 years. There is a cost of $595.00. Please contact ITC if you wish to obtain this recertification. Infrared Training Center

If I obtained a Level 1 UoM Statement of Results am I eligible to attend the ITC Level 2 course?

Your registration to Level 2 needs to be approved first by ITC yet in general this qualification is accepted to attend the ITC Level 2.