ASNT Policy

Policy G-36 B

Issued: 09 Jun 2005

Revised: 16 Jan 2020

ANSI/ASNT CP-105 - ASNT Standard Topical Outlines for Qualification of Nondestructive Testing Personnel

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to define the responsibilities and to ensure timely and cooperative communication for development, revision, balloting and submission of the ASNT Topical Outlines, designated as national standard ANSI/ASNT CP-105.

2.0 Scope

This policy is applicable to development and revision of topical outlines of methods and techniques developed by the Technical and Education (T&E) Council’s Method Committees for inclusion into ANSI/ASNT CP-105

3.0 Responsibilities

3.1 The Standards Development Committee (SDC) is responsible for the development, revision, balloting and submission of ANSI/ASNT CP-105.

3.1.1 The SDC shall be responsible for the consensus process (balloting and documentation of comment resolutions) as prescribed in the ANSI approved ASNT SDC Policy and Procedures.

3.1.2 SDC will publish a ballot schedule to assist the T&E Methods Division, Method Committees and ASNT International Service Center with their respective preparations of Method Topical Outlines and publications activities for revision to CP-105.

3.2 The Technical and Education (T&E) Council’s Method Committees are responsible for the technical content of each method topical outlines and the resolution of comments.

3.2.1 The T&E Methods Division and Method Committees shall be responsible for the development of emerging NDT Method Topical Outlines and, the revision of existing Topical Outlines.

3.2.2 The T&E Method Divisions and applicable Method Committees shall resolve comments and negatives that may occur during the SDC consensus balloting process with 45 days of notification of such comments and negatives by the SDC.

3.2.3 The T&E Method Division and applicable Method Committees shall resolve comments and negatives that may occur during the ANSI public review process within 60 days of notification of such comments and negatives by the SDC.

3.3 The SNT-TC-1A Subcommittee is responsible for the technical content of the NDT Level III Basic and PdM Level III topical outlines and the resolution of comments.

4.0 Communication

4.1 The Standards Development Committee (SDC) and the and the SNT-TC-1A Subcommittee shall communicate directly to each Method Chairman regarding ballot issues requiring resolution.

4.2 Each Method Committee shall communicate directly to the SDC and the SNT-TC-1A Subcommittee regarding ballot resolutions.

4.3 In the event that the applicable T&E Methods Committee does not provide a written resolution within 60 days, as specified in 3.1.1 and 3.1.2 the SDC shall disposition the comments and negatives.

5.0 Reporting

5.1 All communications specified in 3.0 and 4.0 shall be copied to the respective chairs and vice-chairs of the T&E Council, T&E Methods Division, SDC and the SNT-TC-1A Subcommittee.