Ultra SoundLevel 2 – UT 2

Ref : CND_UT2


Theoretical Part 60%
Practical Part 40%

Preparation for the exam of the certificate COFREND, Level 2 Sector: CIFM (Fabrication and Maintenance).

By the end of the training, you will be able to:

  • Detect, locate and evaluate internal discontinuities of the examined material.
  • Choose the appropriate technique of the method and define the limits of application
  • Set up equipment, perform and monitor tests, write test reports
  • Record and rank results compared to written criteria
  • Write control instructions from specifications, standards and building codes


  • Controllers / inspectors and technicians.
  • Technical supervisors who wish to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge


  • Executing personnel with experience in the Level 1 preference method.
  • Visual acuity (VA)


Several Tools will be used in particular.

  • Slideshow and masterful approach to the transmission of knowledge
  • A Pedagogy by objectives is implemented.
  • Theoretical courses alternately with case studies, demonstrations and practical work on industrial control equipment, with parts representing real applications.
  • The training is led by specialized engineers and technicians of university rank, who are certified and experienced in theoretical and practical training.

  • Program complies with the requirements of the NF EN ISO 9712 standard and the recommendations of COFREND.
  • The program can evolve and undergo changes according to the needs of the candidates and this after first evaluation of prospection of the group's knowledge.

Week 1: (40 h)

  • Introduction, terminology, history of the method physical principles
  • Examination techniques: reflection, transmission, opposition, immersion
  • Special techniques: tandem, immersion,
  • Control equipment
  • Practical Work
  • Study of knowledge assessment questionnaire.General Questionnaire

Week 2 (40 h)

  • Product knowledge and method skills
  • Influence on detection: wave type, frequency, access, structure of the room.
  • Pre-test information
  • Weld control
  • Evaluation and report
  • Study of knowledge assessment questionnaire. Specific Questionnaire

 Week: 3 (40 hours)

  • Product knowledge and method skills
  • Influence on detection
  • Pre-check information
  • Practical work
  • Evaluation and report

Week 4 (40 H)

  • Instructions Sheets Writing
  • Quality Aspects
  • Practical Work
  • Operating Mode
  • Report conclusions

Level 2 equivalent learning assessment in accordance with ISO 9712

Certification examination by a level III inspector appointed by COFREND.