Personnel Qualification and Certification Activities

In order to maintain a high level of NDT technical expertise, JSNDI conducts:

  1. (1) Qualification examination
  2. (2) Certification and registration
  3. (3) Operation of the examination center
The number of those certified based on JSNDI standards (NDIS) and JIS Z 2305 as of April, 2019 are as follows:
Number of certified personnel
JIS Z 2305(ISO 9712) Non-Destructive testing - Qualification and certification of NDT personnel 87,356
NDIS 0602 Certification of personnel for coordination of nondestructive inspection 216
NDIS 0603 Qualification and certification of personnel for performance demonstration of ultrasonic testing systems 17
ISO 18436-7 Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines - Requirements for qualification and assessment of personnel - Part 7: Thermography 114

●PD (Performance Demonstration) certification for Light Water Cooled Nuclear Power Plants
Components based on the Annex of NDIS 0603

JSNDI implemented NDIS 0603 : 2005 in March, 2006
Memorandum of Understanding between Canada and Japan concerning Harmonization of NDT Personnel Certification - Starting in July 2001 -
Guideline and Application Form for the MOU Certification for JIS Z 2305