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Thermography Training

Registrations now open for the August 2021 course!
Learn how to use your thermal imaging camera to its full potential, making use of all camera features and functions available for your specific application.


Thermal Imaging Training and Category 1 Certification at Eurotec
Eurotec not only provides high quality non-contact temperature measuring equipment, but also thermography education. Twice a year, Eurotec run five-day, thermography certification workshops through which a Category 1 Thermography Certification can be attained.
Check out the Testimonials tab to see what others have said about the course!

Who is the course for?
Electricians, Insurance Reporters, Building Inspectors, Industrial Maintenance Inspectors, Inspectors of solar energy/photovaltaic systems and more!

Do I need to have a specific brand of camera?
No matter what brand of camera you have, this course will teach you how to use your thermal imaging camera to it’s full potential and give you the tools to become a Category 1 Qualified Thermographer.

What does the course cover?
Please see the ‘Course Details’ tab.

Who is the course tutor?
Thermography expert Jeff Erichsen from Advanced Infrared Resources Asia Pacific region. Read more about Jeff in the ‘Tutor info’ tab.

Category 1 Thermography Certification Course – August 2021
2nd – 6th August, 2021

$2400+GST per person
Eurotec Head Office, 750c Great South Road, Penrose, Auckland
Eurotec Christchurch Office, 30A Carlyle Street, Sydenham, Christchurch. 

Pleas note: Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, Jeff will be conducting the course via Microsoft Teams and our Business Unit Manager and qualified thermographer, Tom Aldridge, will be managing the class and assisting with practical lessons.

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Course Details

Category 1 Thermography Certification Course
Make use of all camera features and functions available for your specific application and gain a qualification in an ever growing area of industrial maintenance. Twice a year, Eurotec Ltd  provides a 5 day workshop through which a Category 1 Themography certification can be attained.

What does the course cover?

  • Basic Thermal Physics
  • Basic Heat Transfer Theory
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
  • The Infrared Image
  • Qualitative Thermography
  • Infrared Radiation Physics
  • Imaging and Analysis Factors
  • Applications (As pertinent to class)
  • Software
  • The course is concluded with a Category 1 examination

Thermography expert Jeff Erichsen from Advanced Infrared Resources Asia Pacific region is the course tutor, having learnt from the best, our previous tutor Wayne Ruddock, Jeff provides thorough and practical training courses with the same hands on experience for each student so they can effectively perform the infrared thermography tasks required once they return to their work place.

You can view the full course outline HERE.

Tutor Info

Jeff Erichsen The Director of Operations for the Asia Pacific Region for Advanced Infrared Resources has been involved in the condition monitoring of heavy mobile equipment and fixed plant in the mining industry since early 2013. He stumbled upon the technology in late 2012 and immediately recognised its prospective value in his field and began to heavily research its uses.

View Jeff’s full bio HERE.


“Great course. If you need to learn anything/everything concerning thermography – attend the course!.”
Deon Steenkamp, McKay Ltd

“Jeff is an excellent tutor who ensures all students progress as a team. All theoretical statements were supported by many practical exercises and examples from Jeff’s years of experience. Facilities were great with good local support and great food.”
Tyrone Adams, Arrow Lighting & Electrical

“A really well organised course, the tutor Jeff described things in a simple and practical manor and kept it interesting.”
Dino Nola, Optimech Electrical

‘The course was delivered in a manner that was easy to understand and by an experienced tutor. The relaxed environment and facilities made learning the course material enjoyable. The ability to use a camera for those who don’t own one was an advantage also’
William Shaw, NZDF

‘The amount of knowledge and understanding I have gained from this course is priceless’
Ryan Ridderhof, Mickor Electrical

‘Excellent tutor with good and varied knowledge on the subject of thermography. Highly recommend for anyone with high energy components in their plants/workplaces’
Matt Howell, Fonterra

‘The course taught the correct way of undertaking thermal imaging, the science behind the methods and procedures and how to achieve real results that are proven correct. I found it’s not just a matter of taking a photo’
Bruce Moroney, Moroney Electrical

‘I came to the course not really knowing what to expect, the theory and practical was excellent and I have a better understanding of infrared and the use of my camera so we can produce a good image’
Wayne Isaac, Laser Electrical

‘This course was really informative, in depth and detailed with the tutor and Eurotec representative, Tom, displayed a high quality of knowledge and experience’
Johannes Kruger, 1st Maintenance Ltd

‘A very in depth and well-run course that was very interesting and tailored to my requirements for thermography’
Shelley Woods, Bright Energy

‘It doesn’t take long to realise that there is more to the art of thermography. Wayne has a way of delivering the book work and practical work along with his life experiences in thermography that keeps you interested throughout the course. Eurotec did an outstanding job of hosting the course with generous smokos and lunches provided. I would highly recommend the course to anyone considering Level 1 Thermography.’
Angus Ferguson, Electrician.Carter Holt Harvey

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