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An overview of our complete seminar program 2020 in Brussels:

Seminar Title Date
BR1 ASME Code - Introduction 7. Dec. '20
BR2 ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1 - Design Workshop 7. - 9. Dec. '20
BR3 ASME B16.34 - Valves 7. Dec. '20
BR4 ASME B31.3 and B31.1 - Piping 8. Dec. '20
BR5 Material Requirements of the ASME Code 8. Dec. '20
BR6 CAESAR II for Users 9. Dec. '20
BR7 ASME Code Section III and NQA-1 - Nuclear Codes 9. - 11. Dec. '20
BR8 PV Elite for User 10. - 11. Dec. '20
BR9 ASME Code Section IX - Welding 10. Dec. '20
BR10 ASME Code Section V - NDE Procedures and Personnel 11. Dec. '20
BR11 ASME Code and PED Requirements 11. Dec. '20
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BR10: ASME Code Section V - Nondestructive Examination

Friday, 11. December 2020 / 9:00 - 17:00

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590,- €

Venue: Hotel Novotel City Centre, Brussels, Belgium



Starting with a brief general introduction into the ASME Code the participants will learn the basics about the NDE Methods and the required content of NDE procedures according to ASME Code Section V. A complete NDE procedure will be developed. For various NDE methods (RT, UT, MT, PT, VT, LT) the specific contents and the required reports will be addressed. An Authorized Inspector Supervisor experienced in this field will explain the particular responsibilities, the acceptance criteria and the personnel qualification requirements.

The seminar language is English.

Key points of the seminar:

  • discussing the specific NDE technique(s) (e.g. RT, UT, MT, PT, VT, LT) used

  • description of the examination process

  • description of the interpretation and evaluation of indications depending on the ASME Construction Code applied (ASME Section VIII Div. 1 & 2, Section I, Section IV, etc.)

  • Manufacturer's duties and responsibilities

  • final documentation required for the performed nondestructive examination

  • determining the specific needs of the employer regarding the NDE personnel qualification levels depending on the NDE methods (e.g. RT, UT, MT, PT, VT, LT) applied at the manufacturing facilities

  • description of the NDE levels of qualification

  • required education, experience and training

  • description of the written and practical examinations to be passed by the NDE personnel

  • certification requirements

  • recertification process and technical performance evaluation

  • administration and retention of the required documentation to maintain the NDE personnel qualification

Seminar Instructor:

Tim Verresen | Phone: +32 478 01 06 10 | E-Mail:

Tim VerresenTim Verresen is an experienced inspector for stationary pressure retaining components and transport tanks. He started his career as a chemical plant operator at BASF, continued in the field of NDE at SGS and in the inspection business at Bureau Veritas. He qualified as an ASME Authorized Inspector in 2008 and as an Authorized Nuclear Inspector in 2010. Tim has a wide range of skills and experience regarding ASME inspections and audits, non-destructive testing, in-service inspection and repairs. His experience covers pressure vessels, steam generators, transport tanks, pipelines, nuclear components and safety valves. Since 2012 Tim has been qualified as an Authorized Inspector Supervisor and Auditor. He performs audits of manufacturers and assists them in preparing their ASME Certification. Tim has also been certified as an inspector for PED 97/23/EC by TÜV Thüringen e.V. since 2013.

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