ITC Foundation / Introduction Thermography Training

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  • Learn the Basics of Thermography
  • Understand How Your Camera Works
  • Thermal Pattern Analysis
  • Making Correct Measurements
  • Avoid Making Common Mistakes
  • Carrying Out an Electrical, Building or Solar Installation Survey
  • Produce an Accurate Report
  • £342.00 £285.00

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    This official one-day foundation course in thermography from the ITC (the industry recognised world leader in IR thermography training) will equip you with all the necessary know-how needed to carry out basic thermal imaging (TI) surveys correctly, safely and avoiding common pitfalls and mistakes.

    The foundation / introductory course is aimed at entry-level and is suitable for those looking to get involved in any of the following TI application areas:

    • Electrical Thermography
    • Solar Panel Inspection
    • Building Thermography
    • HVAC and Plumbing Inspection

    In order to carry out a thermal imaging survey correctly, you need to understand how a TI camera works, what settings you need to change to get accurate readings, what materials you should avoid and how to select the best point for measurement. Following that, knowing how to interpret thermal images and put together a meaningful and accurate report is key.

    This one-day ITC foundation course will give you the knowledge you need. We look at thermal pattern analysis in order to determine the cause of faults and also include practical labs, using real world scenarios, so you can put your knowledge into practice. At the end of the course, you will be given an example of a bad report and will use your knowledge to spot the errors.

    Course Content

    • Basics of Thermography
    • Basics of Emissivity
    • Reflected Apparent Temperature
    • Camera Handling & Setup
    • Basics of Heat Transfer
    • Radiative Transfer
    • Electrical Systems
    • Important Properties of Materials
    • Most Common Problems
    • Case Studies
    • Common Mistakes
    • The Right Approach
    • Definition of a Building Envelope
    • Important Physical Characteristics to Know
    • Three Major Categories for Faults
    • Moisture Detection
    • Mold & Poorly Insulated Areas
    • Thermal Bridges
    • Water Infiltration in Flat Roofs
    • Leaks in Hot Water Pipes
    • Data analysis & reports

    Each delegate is issued with a course handbook, produced by the ITC and a certificate of attendance.

    Course Dates

    • Thursday 15th August 2019 - SOLD OUT
    • Friday 20th September 2019
    • Thursday 24th October 2019
    • Wednesday 13th November 2019
    • Tuesday 10th December 2019

    The benefits for you
    It can be very easy to misinterpret a thermal image, especially if your thermal camera is not set up properly, or the surroundings and materials are not taken into account. By completing this training course, you will have gained key knowledge in how to use your camera, as well as an understanding of emissivity and reflected temperature, the influence of the angle on the measurement and the influence of object size on the measurement. This knowledge will help to give you a competitive edge in this rapidly growing market.

    Customer Testimonials

    "May I say how pleased I was with the above course, I attended yesterday. The presenter Mark Fuller was excellent and his subject & application knowledge was excellent.

    I would recommend anyone considering purchasing a Thermal camera to attend this course to ensure a cost effective purchase of a camera to suit the needs of their profession, and also ensure they know how to properly use the camera & software.

    Even the lunch was good !" - T Campbell, ARCIS MCIOB

    "I learned a lot about thermography, certainly enough to give me a good start, thanks." - Martin B, Birds Eye UK

    "Course was at a good pace and full of good information. I will be going back to my company well informed in the use of Infra-cam" - Oliver B, Birds Eye UK

    Do I need a thermal camera to attend?

    If you have your own camera we recommend you bring this along on the course. We also provide a selection of thermal cameras for use on the training course, so if you haven't already purchased a camera you can use one of ours.

    Are there any pre-requisites for the course?

    This course is designed for beginners, so there are no specific requirements for attendance to this course.

    Venue Details & Location

    The course is held at our training facility in Watford, Hertfordshire, located within 5 minutes of the M1 junction 5 and 10 minutes of the M25 junction 19. Click here to to see us on Google maps.

    The course starts at 9.00am and finishes around 4.00pm. Lunch and general refreshments are included and the venue is air conditioned with plenty of free on-site car parking.

    The address is:

    • Instrotech Ltd
    • Unit 12, Imperial Park
    • Imperial Way
    • Watford, Hertfordshire
    • WD24 4PP

    If you have a number of delegates who wish to attend but for whom the upcoming course dates or locations aren’t suitable then we do have options available where a group course can be run especially for you. These can take place at your site, or ours, and at a mutually convenient date of your choosing. Please call us on 01923 442244 for further information.

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    Manufacturer Part NumberITCEXP2041
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