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ASNT NDT Level III Examination

Basic and Method Exams

For ASNT NDT Level III certification, Candidates must pass both the NDT Basic and the Method Examination.

Within a two-year period, a maximum of 3 examinations in either Method or the Basic examination are allowed.

1)  A candidate who fails the initial basic or Method examination will not be allowed to retake it for 30 days after the failure date.

2)  A candidate who fails the basic or Method examination for the 2nd time is not allowed to retake it for 90 days from the date of failure.

3)  A candidate who fails the basic or Method examination for the 3rd time will not be allowed to retake the exam for 1 year from the date of failure and will have to reapply as a new candidate. In no case shall a person be allowed to take an examination more than 3 times in a two-year period.

Exam Specifications

The table below shows the number of questions and time given for each exam. You'll be sent to a subject outline and reference page for that exam when you click on it. A complete list of references can be found in the American National Standard ANSI/ASNT CP-105, Standard Topical Outlines for Qualification of Nondestructive Testing Personnel.

LEVEL III REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR EXAM PREPARATION

 

 Exam

 No. of  Items*

 Time

 Certification

 Basic

 135

 4 hrs

 Required for ASNT NDT Level   III & ACCP Level III Certification

 Acoustic Emission Testing  (AE)

 135

 4 hrs

NDT only

 Electromagnetic Testing (ET)

 135

 4 hrs

 NDT only

 Thermal/Infrared Testing (IR)

 90

 2 hrs

 NDT only

 Leak Testing (LT)

 135

 4 hrs

 NDT only

 Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL)

 90

 2 hrs

 NDT only

 Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)

 90

 2 hrs

 NDT and ACCP

 Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT)

 90

 2 hrs

 NDT and ACCP

 Radiographic Testing (RT)

 135

 4 hrs

 NDT and ACCP

 Ultrasonic Testing (UT)

 135

 4 hrs

 NDT and ACCP

 Visual Testing (VT)

 90

 2 hrs

 NDT and ACCP

  • Created 24-May-2022