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Directory of Certified Personnel currently certified by Natural Resources Canada

2022 Standard Implementation

Updated certification requirements and forms according to CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2022 standard is currently in effect as of March 31, 2024. Refer to the updated Rules of Implementation for the CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2022 / (ISO 9712:2021, IDT) rollout and the list of key updates on the Non-Destructive Testing Certification page.

IMPORTANT – ALL CERTIFICATIONS APPEARING ON THE LIST OF CERTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE ACTIVE AS OF THE DATE OF PUBLISHING AND THE CURRENT DATE EVEN IF THE EXPIRATION DATE HAS PASSED. THIS IS IMPORTANT WHEN APPLYING TEMPORARY EXTENSIONS AUTOMATICALLY PROVIDED BY THE NDTCB’s RESPONSE TO THE OUTBREAK OF COVID-19.

COVID temporary accommodations and extensions

This list of NDT personnel, currently certified by NRCan, was produced at NRCan and was accurate on the date shown. Certifications are valid until the listed expiration date. Due to COVID-19, select certificate holders have been granted temporary expiry date extensions.

For the on-going Covid temporary extensions, visit NDT Certification Body COVID Program Updates page for more information.

Violation of NRCan Code of Conduct

NRCan NDTCB takes its certification integrity seriously. Penalties to any breach on the Code of Conduct are strictly enforced. See Violations of NRCan Code of Conduct page for the list of historical violations.

FRAUD PROTECTION

VERIFY

It is recommended that employers and customers verify the claimed certifications of their ndt personnel.

Individuals and companies are encouraged to actively verify personnel certification status by routinely checking the claimed certification status of individuals against this Internet list of NDT personnel currently certified by NRCan. This information is made publicly available in support of clause 9.3 of CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2022 as a supplementary mechanism of certification status verification.

IMAGES ARE UNRELIABLE

Do not accept a facsimile or scanned image of a wallet card as proof of certification; verify the information against this web site listing.

REPORT IRREGULARITIES

In order to protect the integrity of CGSB/NRCan certification and to avoid potential legal or financial issues, you are requested to alert NRCan to any irregularities that you may perceive in the certification of individuals.

LEGAL

This list of NDT personnel, currently certified by NRCan, was produced at NRCan and was accurate on the date shown. Any alteration of this information is strictly prohibited. Any use of this information for purposes other than intended by NRCan may be unlawful and/or in violation of the Code of Conduct for NDT Personnel.

The NRCan National Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body (NDTCB) has sole ownership of all paper certificates and pocket ID cards as issued. This property is subject to recall at any time.

NRCan NDTCB makes all reasonable efforts to ensure candidate applications, examination requests and certification submissions are completed as per service standard targets. Despite these efforts, the occurrence of errors, omissions and delays cannot be completely ruled out and NRCan is not responsible for any direct and indirect costs, expenses or delays which may arise.

CODE OF CONDUCT RECOMMENDED PENALTIES

  • CHEATING ON EXAM: 1-year minimum suspension of all certifications.
  • MISREPRESENTATION / FRAUD : 10-year suspension of all certifications.

The Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) National Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body (NDTCB) lists personnel who hold the following certifications:

  • X-ray fluorescence (XRF) certified analyzer operators based on ISO standard 20807 and Addendum to Health Canada Safety Code 32
  • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) according to the Canadian General Standards Board Standard CAN/CGSB-48.9712 (ISO 9712, IDT)

Notes:

  • The Directory of Certified Personnel was produced by NRCan and was accurate on the date shown.
  • Certifications are valid until the listed expiration date.
  • All candidates who are due for recertification must successfully complete their recertification examination before their next NDT certification renewal date.

To verify the certification status of NDT certified personnel, contact the NRCan National NDT Certification Body.

Understanding the directory

Certifications to the above standards are offered in the following methods and sectors:

  • ET EMC = Eddy Current Testing Engineering, Materials and Components Sector
  • MT EMC = Magnetic Testing Engineering, Materials and Components Sector
  • PT EMC = Penetrant Testing Engineering, Materials and Components Sector
  • RT EMC = Radiographic Testing Engineering, Materials and Components Sector
  • RT A/S = Radiographic Testing Aerospace Sector
  • UT EMC = Ultrasonic Testing Engineering, Materials and Components Sector
  • XF = X-Ray Fluorescence

For all testing methods except radiographic testing, certifications are in the Engineering, Materials and Components Sector. For Industrial Radiography:

  • LCF = Light Alloy Castings and Forgings
  • WW = Welds and Weldments
  • HCF = Heavy Metal Castings and Forgings

CERTIFICATION LIST

HISTORICAL VIOLATIONS
Date Activity Actions Taken
May 2022 Breach of examination protocol; alternative techniques used outside the scope of the exam 1-year suspension for eligibility for UT examination attempts
August 2020 Incidents of misrepresentation, false and misleading claims, and breach of examination procedures and protocol Level 2 UT and Level 2 PT examinations voided. 3- year suspension of all current NDTCB certifications (MT2, UT1, XRF Level 1). 3-year suspension for all NDTCB applications and examinations
January 2020 Cheating on MT2 examination 1-year suspension for eligibility for examination attempts
November 2019 Misrepresentation of certification status XRF examination voided; 5-year suspension for all NDTCB applications and examination attempts
September 2019 Breach of examination protocol Level 1 UT examination voided; 3 month suspension for eligibility for examination attempts
August 2019 Falsified Vision Report Form; fraudulent use of medical professional signature 5-year suspension for all NDTCB applications and examination attempts
March 2019 Breach of examination protocol Level 1 UT examination voided; 6 month suspension  for all NDTCB applications and examination attempts
June 2019 Breach of examination protocol Level 3 PT examination voided
August 2018 Falsified renewal application Renewal denied, revalidation required and 1-year suspension for all NDT and XRF applications
January 2018 Cheating on Level 2 PT exam Level 2 PT examination voided; 1-year suspension for all NDTCB applications and examination attempts
September 2017 Misrepresentation of examination results and NRCan NDTCB correspondence 5 year suspension for eligibility for examination attempts
May 2017 Breach of examination protocol 1 year suspension for eligibility for examination attempts
March 2017 Breach of Special Written Examination Centre protocol 6 month suspension for eligibility for examination attempts; 5 year suspension from access to any Special Written Examination Centre accommodation for all exams
July 2016 Improper submission of examination request 4 months suspension for eligibility for examination attempts; 5 year suspension from access to any Special Test Centre accommodation for all exams
April 2014 Improper and unauthorized uses of CGSB personnel’s signatures Renewal application denied; 5 year suspension
January 2011 Notes found during Level 1 ET exam Level 1 ET exam voided; 6 month suspension for next exam attempt
July 2009 Misrepresentation of certification status Renewal application denied; Ongoing investigation
December 2007 Cheating on Level 2 RT exam Level 2 RT exams voided; 6 month suspension
November 2007 Cheating on CEDO Exam CEDO exams voided; 1 year suspension
March 2007 Cheating on Level 2 PT exam Level 2 PT exams voided; 1 year suspension
October 2006 Not sufficient funds - 2005 renewal cheque Late penalty; No personal cheques
August 2006 Cheating on Level 1 UT exam Level 1 UT exams voided; 1 year suspension
May 2006 Cheating on CEDO Exam CEDO exams voided; 1 year suspension
May 2006 Level 2 posing as Level 3 (proc & reports) All certification voided; 5 year suspension
April 2006 Cheating on Level 2 RT exam Level 2 RT exams voided; 1 year suspension
January 2006 Special exam centre copied exams Exam centre closed
October 2005 Level 2 posing as Level 3 (insp. report) All certification voided; 5 year suspension
November 2003 Forged wallet card All certification voided; 9 year suspension
March 2002 Cheating on Level 2 Ultrasonic exam Level 2 UT exams voided; 1 year suspension
September 1999 Cheating on Level 2 RT written exam Level 2 RT exams voided; 1 year suspension
September 1998 Falsified radiographs of pressure vessel 2 year suspension

CERTIFICATION LIST

LEGEND
Standard Method Description
CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2014 / (ISO 9712:2012, IDT) PT Penetrant Testing
CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2014 / (ISO 9712:2012, IDT) MT Magnetic Testing
CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2014 / (ISO 9712:2012, IDT) UT Ultrasonics Testing
CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2014 / (ISO 9712:2012, IDT) ET Eddy Current Testing
CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2014 / (ISO 9712:2012, IDT) RT Radiographic Testing
NRCan Certification Program for Operators of Portable X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzers (XRF) - Version 4 XF X-Ray Fluorescence
Sector Description
EMC Engineering Materials and Components
A/S Aerospace
LCF Light Alloy Castings and Forgings
HCF Heavy Alloy Castings and Forgings
WW Welds and Weldments

You can also download the PDF version (6.17 MB).

Last Name First Name City Province Sector Level Method Renewal Due Date Recertification Due Date

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