Minimum Training Criteria for UKTA Full Membership

Please Note: Any interested party with no thermography training or certification can become an Associate Member.

Training and/or certification to qualify for full Membership and Listing on "Find a Thermographer" includes one of the following:

i. Level/Cat 1, 2 or 3 training courses or certification to ISO, ASTN or PCN

ii. Specialised application training in specific disciplines meeting defined Minimum Standards.


Minimum Standards

i. Training Quality Criteria

i. Operated under an independently audited Quality Management System (eg to ISO 9001)

ii. Delivered as live training either in a classroom or online environment (where 2-way communication with a live trainer takes place throughout)

iii. Delivers a Syllabus, Agenda and Learning Objectives available for review by UKTA Committee

iv. As a minimum, the syllabus must include basic theory (heat transfer, radiosity) as well as application specific learning .

v. The syllabus must include practical hands-on exercises demonstrating camera handling competence

vi. Students must be assessed via closed book examination with defined pass criteria and marking independent from trainer

ii. Duration

i. Minimum duration 3 days or equivalent 24 hours aggregate.

iii. Traceability

i. All trainees must have their training record/certification and duration (5 years) maintained on a database by the Training Entity.

ii. The Training Entity must be able to demonstrate that training and certification records are compliant with Data Protection requirements.

iii. If requested by the UKTA committee, the Training Entity must respond within 14 days to validate a members certificate/qualification.


Training Bodies

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To apply for UKTA membership, please click here

For more information contact:
UKTA, Selby Times Business Centre, 11 The Crescent, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 4PD

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