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Ultrasonic Testing - Distance Learning (UT): Ultrasonic Testing - Level I

There are currently no Courses Scheduled for Ultrasonic Testing - Level I.

Course Description

This is a live webinar class conducted remotely.

Trainees must have a webcam to attend this course. Trainee's webcam must be on for the duration of this class to get credit for taking the course & to be given access to quizzes & final exam.

The final exam will be conducted online, on this website. Webcam must be on during exam.

The lab portion will be live insructor led lab exercises. About 40% of the class time is lab work on the UT instrument. 

The instructor will use a Waygate Technologies instrument, such as USM Go or similar. 

You must have your own equipment to attend this class. Any modern ultrasonic flaw detector is welcome.


You will need the following:

  • A modern UT flaw detector instrument with at  least 1 gate & digital readout for measurements
  • Transducers- 2.5 MHz  and 5 MHz straight beam.
  • Transducers - 2.25 MHz or 5 MHz  70 degree angle beam (steel). 
  • Steel IIW or DSC block
  • A steel step wedge with 5 steps from .100” to .500” (size recommended, can be different).
  • Wax pencil
  • Masking tape - 1/2 inch


  • 5mhz Delay Line
  • 5mhz Dual probe
  • Weld sample - groove weld
  • A steel rectangular block (DAC block) with at least the following measurements as minimum.  1/2 inch thick x 1 inch wide x 6 inches long.  With at least 2 Side Drilled Holes (SDH) at 2 different depths. The SDHs will be on opposite ends of the block.

A classroom version of this class is available, with all the required equipment provided for each individual student. If the classrtoom version is not currently scheduled, please request it. This class can also be offered at your business location with all the required equipment shipped to your location. Please contact us to arrange training at your location.


Ultrasonic Testing Level I course is designed to teach both theoretical knowledge and practical skills for the Level I technician.  Upon completion, the student will be able to set up equipment, calibrate, and perform tests according to recognized procedures under the supervision of Level II or Level III technicians. Waygate Technologies's Inspection Academy provides significant lab time learning with the instruments.


This is not a Maintenance and Repair Course