Metallography Certificate Program

Certificate of Achievement in Metallography

Endorsed by:   

International Metallographic Society

This Certificate of Achievement in Metallography provides a structured curriculum which recognizes training in three categories. Complete the required training comprised of requirements and electives and gain recognition in Metallurgy Fundamentals and Specimen Preparation, Microstructure Interpretation and Analytical Techniques. A certificate will be awarded for completion of requirements in each category as well as upon completion of the entire program. Gain recognition for your training and skills and advance your career.

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Certificate Program Requirements Electives

Metallography (Metallurgy Fundamentals and Specimen Preparation)











  • Metallographic Techniques












Select one of the following:

  • Elements of Metallurgy OR Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist┬«

Select one of the following:

  • Introduction to Metallurgical Lab Practices

  • Basics of Heat Treating (formerly known as Introduction to Heat Treating) AND Heat Treating Furnaces and Equipment (formerly known as Advanced Heat Treating)

  • Practical Heat Treating

  • Metallography for Failure Analysis

  • Fastener Metallography (formerly Complete Metallography of Fasteners)

Intermediate Metallography (Microstructural Interpretation)











  • Practical Interpretation of Microstructures








Select two of the following:

  • Steel Metallography (formerly Microstructural Analysis of Ferrous Alloys)

  • Heat Treatment, Microstructures and Properties of Carbon and Alloy Steels

  • Aluminum and Its Alloys

  • Titanium and Its Alloys

  • Nickel and Its Alloys

  • Superalloys

  • Stainless Steels

Advanced Metallography (Analytical Techniques)










  • Advanced Metallographic Techniques










Select two of the following:

  • Mechanical Testing of Metals

  • Principles of Failure Analysis

  • Scanning Electron Microscopy

  • Applied Techiques of Failure Analysis

  • Fundamentals of Non-Destructive Testing

  • Practical Fractography

  • Practical Fracture Mechanics

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