This document requires that the company (facility) employing the personnel ensure a verifiable program of on-the-job training, experience, education, classroom instruction, and evaluation of personnel using either company-created programs or programs described herein.
This document describes the practices and minimum standards for certification of personnel performing certain heat treating operations. It also establishes that only certified heat treaters may perform certain critical heat treating functions when conformance to this ARP is invoked by the applicable heat treating specification or by other contractural documentation.
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) describes training and approval of personnel performing certain heat-treating and associated operations that could have a material impact on the properties of materials being heat treated. It also recommends that only approved personnel perform or monitor the functions listed in Table 1.