Accreditation

ATTAR is committed to delivering high quality, cost-effective services. We have high professional standards, ethics and integrity, all of which are backed up by independent accreditations, credentials, and memberships.

Accreditations

  • NATA accredited to ISO 17025

    – meets/exceeds ISO 9001 for testing companies

    – NATA accredited for Acoustic Emission monitoring, including tanks, pressure vessels and composites, as well as some mechanical and weld testing

  • NDT Level 3 certified staff

    – AINDT, PCN, SNT TC1A credentials – basic and advanced techniques: highest level of certification attainable (Level 3) in Acoustic Emission monitoring, as well as advanced NDT techniques such as Phased Array Ultrasonics, and Time of Flight Diffraction Ultrasonics

  • Accredited Gas testing station

    – AS 2030, AS 2337

  • Authorised Qualifying Body (AQB) for AINDT & BINDT

    – Australian Institute of Non Destructive Testing, and the British Institute of Non Destructive Testing (PCN certification), respectively

    – training & examination to AS3998/ ISO9712

  • National Aerospace Non-Destructive Testing Board (NANDTB)

    – ATTAR recognised as a NANDTB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) – Member, Secretary of the Board of Directors

  • ATTAR is recognised as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

Credentials

  • International Atomic Energy Agency

          – NDT Technical Committee Chair

  • NATA Non-destructive Testing Accreditation & Advisory Committee

    – Immediate Past Chairman & Member

    – Approved NATA Assessor

  • AINDT

    – Certification Board Members, current/former

    – Longest serving (former) President – Federal Council Members

    – Applications Committee

    – Authorised Qualifying Body & Approved Examiner

  • Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA)

    – Member

  • National Aerospace Non-Destructive Testing Board (NANDTB)

    – Board Members

  • Forensic Engineering Society of Australia

    – Member

  • BINDT

    – Authorised Qualifying Body & Approved Examiner

Standards committees

Standards Australia Subcommittee MT/7/7 Acoustic Emission

– Chairman

  • Standards Australia Committee MT004 – All Methods

  • Standards Australia Committee MT004 – All Methods

  • Standards Australia Committee MT/7 NDT

  • Standards Australia Committee ME/5 Cranes

  • Standards Australia Subcommittee BD/94- Slip Resistance of Flooring Surfaces

  • ISO TC 135 Working Group Committee

  • AINDT’s Journal “Non Destructive Testing Australia”

    – Editor (former)

Selected memberships

  • Institution of Engineers, Australia; Chartered Professional Engineer
  • Certified Materials Professional Institute of Materials Engineering Australia (Materials Australia)
  • Australasian Corrosion Association
  • Australian Ceramic Society
  • Risk Engineering Society
  • American Society for Metals International
  • American Society for Testing Materials
  • American Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT)
  • Forensic Engineers Society of Australia
  • Australian Industry Defence Network (AIDN)
  • Asset Management Association
  • South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance
  • Facilities Management Association
  • Contract Heat Treatment Association
  • Elevated Work Platform Association
  • Australian Stone Advisory Association
  • Australian Tile Council (former Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Australian Timber Flooring Association