Pipeline Inspection Using Guided Waves 

 (One-Day Course)

16 May 2017

We are proud to announce that we will be working together with the Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) to hold a One-Day Appreciation Course on Pipeline Inspection using Guided Waves. The courses are approved by the Board of Engineers (BEM) and will be worth 5 CPD hours. For more information about upcoming training, see our Training page.

Course Title: Pipeline Inspection using Guided Waves

When: 16 May 2017 (Tuesday)  9.00am - 5.30pm

Where:  Wisma IEM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

What: This is an introduction to Guided Wave Testing which is a first step towards a certification which would be able to open up to both local and overseas employment opportunities to the certificate holder in future.

Suitable for: Inspection managers and associated staff members who wish to understand the fundamental concepts, strengths, limitations and commercial benefits of GWT. Only basic GWT theory is presented with no mathematical content.

Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements and pre-requisites for attending this course as it has been designed to be audience-friendly. Reading material notes will be provided during this course.

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Guided Ultrasonics Ltd.
  • Guided Wave Testing Basics
  • Guided Wave Monitoring
  • Guided Wave Inspection Savings
  • GUL Training and Support
  • Guided Wave Testing Case Studies

Background: Guided wave testing is one of the most recent advanced NDT methods which have been proven in the field to be an extremely reliable method of defect detection in pipelines. Guided Ultrasonics Ltd (GUL) is both our UK technology partner and the leader in this cutting-edge technology. GUL was originally a spin-off company from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Imperial College London. Contact us to learn more about our guided wave products and training services.



Level 1 Guided wave inspectors are qualified to inspect straight section of a steel pipe for defects such as general corrosion, erosion and mechanical damage.


Level 2 Guided wave inspectors are qualified to inspect high-risk pipelines which are either buried or at a road crossing.