Level 2 Certified Infrared Thermography

Course Code: CIT2

Five-day course for the application of quantitative thermal imaging and temperature measurement for P/PM, Condition Monitoring, Quality Assurance and Forensic Investigations.

$3695.00 AUD (EX GST)

Course tuition includes all course presentations, Student Reference Manual, and Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographer® exam. Certification card and diploma issued with a passing grade of 80%. This course is fully catered with lunch, morning/afternoon tea provided.

Course Overview

This certified infrared training covers infrared theory, heat transfer concepts, equipment operation and selection, standards compliance, image analysis and report generation. Students are trained to identify and document thermal patterns caused by improper design, workmanship or material failure. Specific applications include electrical distribution systems, mechanical systems, steam systems, refractory systems, underground piping, active thermography, building envelopes and flat roofs.

Entry Criteria

Level 1 Infraspection Institute Infrared Certification Training

Course Benefits

• Small class sizes
• Wide range of equipment provided
• Experienced instructors
• Comprehensive course notes
• Worldwide recognised certification

What will you learn?

• Thermometry Fundamentals
• Advanced IR Theory
• Temperature Measurement Error Sources and Correction
• Traceable Temperature Limits: How Hot is Too Hot?
• Preparing Quantitative Reports


Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth

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Who should apply?

• Level 1 Thermographers
• Electrical Contractors
• Building & Pest Inspectors
• Energy Auditors
• Plant Maintenance Personnel
• Reliability Engineers
• All thermographers



Thermometry Fundamentals
• Temperature scales and conversions
• Absolute and relative temperatures
• Classes and benefits of contact thermometers
• Classes and benefits of non-contact thermometers
• Identifying and reducing errors

Temperature Measurement Error Sources and Corrections
• Calibration
• How IR sensors are calibrated
• How to check the calibration
• Calibration/accuracy specifications
• Reflectance
• Shielding techniques
• Measuring & compensating for with direct
and reflector methods
• Emittance
• How emittance varies
• Using default and table values
• How to measure emittance
• Long Wave \ Short Wave
• SW vs LW imagers
• Transmittance
• Filters to view through materials and atmospheres
• Filters to measure temperatures of material
• Surfaces and atmospheres
• Measuring material transmittance
• Target Width/Distance Ratios
• Calculating target size/distance

Advanced IR Theory
• Units for measuring radiant power
• Relationship between power and temperature
• Planck’s blackbody curves

Traceable Temperature Limits: How Hot is Too Hot
• Delta-T classifications
• NETA, Mil-Spec, and other standards
• Absolute temperature classifications
• ANSI, IEEE, NEMA standards for electrical systems
• Correction formula for load and ambient
• Temperature
• Other standards for mechanical systems
• ISO18434-1
• Developing limits for your equipment

Preparing Quantitative Reports
• Data to gather
• Report procedures
• Image processing software capabilities
• Report generation software capabilities

Training Examination
• Written
• Practical

Further Study

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