Certification Body

It is our task to provide accurate and impartial information, demonstrating the independence of our activities, to be objective in any situation and those conforming it to all interested parties. In order to work according this policy each of us respects and implements in practice the principles of professional ethics and the commitments agreed in the relevant documents.

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  1. QMS-M.12 The Quality Policy.pdf
  2. QMS-M.13 The Statement of Impartiality.pdf
  3. PR.01-3 Handling of appeals, claims and complaints.pdf
  4. PR.05-1 NDT personnel Certification Scheme - Level 1&2.pdf
  5. PR.05-2 NDT personnel Certification Scheme - Level 3.pdf
  6. Charges for Certification Services for Year 2020.pdf

NOVA EXPERT Personnel Certification Body ensures the provision of Non-destructive testing personnel certification according to the LVS EN ISO 9712:2012 and LVS EN ISO/IEC 17024:2012 in the field of accreditation scope and qualification in following NDT methods, levels and sectors:

NDT method Abbreviated terms Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Eddy current testing ET
Magnetic testing MT
Penetrant testing PT
Radiographic testing RT
Ultrasonic testing UT
Visual testing VT
Phased Array Ultrasonic testing* UT-PA - -
Time Of Flight Diffraction* UT-TOFD - -

*For the purposes of further certification for the 2nd level according to LVS EN ISO 9712, a prerequisite is that the specialist has a certificate of competency of Level 2 in conventional ultrasonic test method (UT) in accordance with EN ISO 9712.

Product sectors Industrial sectors
  1. castings (c) (ferrous and nonferrous materials);
  2. forgings (f) (all types of forgings: ferrous and non-ferrous materials);
  3. welds (w) (all types of welds, including soldering, for ferrous and non-ferrous materials);
  4. tubes and pipes (t) (seamless, welded, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, including flat products for the manufacturing of welded pipes);
  5. wrought products (wp) except forgings (e.g. plates, bar, rods);
  6. composite materials (p).
  1. - manufacturing;
  2. - pre- and in-service testing which includes manufacturing;
  3. - railway maintenance;
  4. - aerospace.

List of Approved training organizations (ATO) responsible for preparation and training of personnel in the field of Non-destructive testing and Examination Organizations (EO) confirming the compliance of personnel in the field of non-destructive testing approved by the NOVA EXPERT Personnel Certification Body near to you can be found at section AUTHORIZED CENTERS.