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Qualified Person

Post Graduate Diploma in Oil & Gas Quality Management (Techmex) with TÜV Rheinland Certified Qualification

Certificate Holder: ABIN THOMAS

Test Mark Number: 0217560050

Abin thomas pgdoqm

Certified competencies

In the examination participants prove their knowledge in the following areas:


  • Basics of NDT and different methods of NDT.
  • Perform Visual test, Liquid Penetrant Test, Magnetic particle test, Radiographic Test, Ultrasonic Test and Radiographic Film Interpretation.
  • Perform in Rockwell, Brinnel , izod hardness test and Charpy V notch


  • Knowledge in various piping system used in oil and gas industry such as pipe, flange, fittings and pipe supports
  • Plant piping fabrication and installation as per asme b 31.3
  • Knowledge in ASME, ASTM, API standards related to piping


  • To prepare and understand welding procedure specification
  • knowledge in SMAW, GTAW and GMAW process electrodes and shielding gases
  • understanding various welding defects and ASME section 9 code


  • understanding surface preparation of metals before painting
  • primer intermediate and final coating of painting
  • to understand different mechanical testing used in painting


  • understanding various Offshore platforms
  • understanding four, six and eight legged jacket
  • understanding AWS D 1.1 code

Successful candidates are in a position to…

  • Monitor the performance of the welders, carrying out the welding inspection.
  • Conduct Weld Audit periodically to ensure the quality of the welding activity.
  • Perform material inspection for incoming materials & Review of material certificates to check compliance to project specifications.
  • Witness NDT & PWHT after NDT inspection and Final documentation for the clients review.