1 Day Introduction to Thermography Training Course

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Organisation profile

Powerpoint Engineering Ltd is the industry expert in providing specialised electrical testing products, services & training. We are the market leader in Ireland in niche industries such as Electrical Safety Equipment, Energy Monitoring, Lockout/Tagout & PAT Testing, having built up the necessary expertise, reputation and distribution agencies. Customers include generating stations, utility companies, manufacturing plants, facility managers, engineers, safety consultants & electrical contractors.

Training aim

Introduction to and understanding of the basic infrared theory necessary for successful Infrared Camera operation. This includes an awareness of potential uses, best practice and use of software.

Learning objectives

On completion of the 1 Day Course, you will have a very good understanding of:

Basic Infrared Theory

The correct operation of an Infrared Camera

General principles of heat transfer and its relation to infrared radiation

The need for image manipulation in interpreting faults

Course outline

Our 1 day 'Introduction to Thermography' Training Course syllabus is comprehensive and includes the following topics:

Basic Infrared Theory


Camera specification

Camera operation under tutor guidance


Imaging software

Trainer's profile

John Magna is a certified Level 3 thermographer with over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is recognised as one of the experts in Ireland in the field of Building Thermography and is also a qualified Electrical thermographer and has delivered regular in-house training to companies involved in Facilities Management.

He has for the past 5 years been the Irish trainer for the Infrared Institute, and delivers training courses in both thermography and air pressure testing in Ireland

Course duration

1-Day Course held monthly in Portlaoise or on-site

Assessment & certification

We are accredited by NSAI to ISO Standard 9001:2008. On passing you will be issued with 'Introduction to Thermography' Training Certification.

Who should attend

Engineers interested in using Thermal Imaging to reduce energy consumption, improve condition monitoring of assets and determine energy loss from mechanical, electrical, process and buildings assets.