The article discusses the state of affairs with the training of NDT operators. An example of training and certification of automated ultrasound testing operators conducted in the interests of Olympus in North America and a comparison of the individual requirements of ISO 9712 and GOST ISO 9712 are given. Creating a unified training program for operators will allow developing specialized programs for specific areas on its basis. Convenient and reliable channels of information and adequate quality of the information provided, including from the RONKTD, will provide useful information to specialists from other areas.
Keywords: training of NDT personnel, radiography, ultrasonic inspection, legal requirements