Achievement Exam Program

What is the Achievement Exam Program?

Our Achievement Exam Program has three components:

  1. Attendance at a seminar or on-site training program
  2. Passing the written exam for Shot Peening Level 1, 2 or 3, or Rotary Flap Peening certification
  3. Receipt of a certificate denoting recognition for completing the Achievement Exam Program

What It Means to You, Your Organization and the Industry:

  • identifies a higher level of shot peening performance for career advancement
  • spotlights the commitment of an organization to educational development
  • elevates professional standards
  • promotes the growth of qualified personnel throughout the industry

How to Prepare for an Exam

The following courses are offered in every seminar and on-site training program. These classes will help students prepare for the appropriate exam.

Shot Peening Level 1 Exam – Recommended Classes

  • Introduction to Shot Peening
  • The Basics of Peening Media
  • Media Specifications
  • Intensity Defined
  • Determining Intensity
  • Saturation Curve Generation
  • Peening Applications
  • Peening Coverage

Shot Peening Level 2 Exam – Recommended Classes

  • Media Inspection Procedures
  • Maintaining Media Quality
  • Influences on Intensity
  • Revealing Saturation Curves
  • Advanced Saturation Curve Generation
  • Peening Coverage Percentages
  • Part Masking Options
  • Audit Preparation

Shot Peening Level 3 – Recommended Preparation

  • Understanding of topics presented in Level 1 Classes
  • Understanding of topics presented in Level 2 Classes
  • Understanding of topics presented in Specialty Classes (ask us about the recommended Specialty Classes)
  • Shop floor experience

Note: Students must successfully pass a level before they can test for the next level.

Rotary Flap Peening Exam – Recommended Classes

  • Introduction to Shot Peening
  • Intensity Defined
  • Determining Intensity
  • Saturation Curve Generation
  • Roto-Flapper Peening Applications
  • Adjustments Required for Rotary Flap Peening
  • Operator Technique
  • Equipment Requirements and Options
  • Flapper Peening Practice

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