Posted 11th October 2023



Job Title: Trainer/Examiner

Department: South West School of Engineering

Reporting to: Head of SWSNDT

Job purpose:

Cardiff Based South West School of NDT are seeking to recruit NDT Trainers/Examiners to
join its busy team.

Once trained, you will deliver training courses in accordance with international syllabi for the
NDT methods you are qualified in, while providing a supportive learning environment for our
candidates. This position is a people facing role which allows you to share your skills and
experience with the next generation of NDT Inspectors.

As an Examiner, once you hold L3 qualifications, you will conduct examinations in accordance
with EN4179, SNT-TC-1A and PCN (ISO9712) requirements.

A key requirement for any applicant, is the ability to understand and communicate theoretical
principals to people of ranging technical and educational backgrounds

Key responsibilities:

  • Strong communication skills in all forms including written, oral, email
    and telephone
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

  • Hands on problem-solving skills, with ability to generate ideas
    and solutions
  • The ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritise tasks
  • The ability to work independently but also integrate and operate as
    part of a team
  • Ensuring that the requirements of the trainee are met in full.
  • Assisting in the review and updating of training specimens and printed
    training material.
  • Preparation of equipment, training resources and specimens for both
    in-house and on-site training requirements.
  • Arranging the issue and collection of Film Badges/TLD's for practical
    radiography training.
  • Provision of assistance, counselling and debriefing of trainees as required.
  • Collation of training data and posting of data on to the database system
    on completion of training.
  • Maintaining their training records and ensuring these are kept up to date.
  • Provide support for the programme of competency assessments.

Qualifications and experience required

  • NDT Level 2 certification in one or more methods (PCN, EN 4179/NAS 410, SNT)
  • At a minimum, five years industrial experience as an NDT Technician
  • Full driving licence
  • MS Office skills including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Level 2 qualifications in UT, ET, RT or DRT would be advantageous to your
    application, as would any L3 certifications. Previous experience in a training
    environment would also be desirable, but not essential, as training will be given.

Trainers/Examiners will require a DBS check

This role involves travel, both within the UK and overseas

To apply, please email:


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