Instructor's Summary

Mr. Talaat Mohamed

Mr. Talaat Mohamed, PGDip, BSc, is a Certified Inspection Engineer (NDT-ASNT) &  Certified Welding Inspector (CWI-AWS) with over 30 years of extensive experience within the Oil, Gas, Petrochemical, Petroleum and Refinery industries. His thorough experience widely covers Non-destructive Testing in Radiography, Ultrasonic, Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Visual Testing and Welding Inspection. Further, he is also an expert in Equipment Analysis & Piping Design, Welding, Corrosion & Risk Based Inspection, Fitness-for-Service Assessment, Boiler & Pressure Vessel, Fabrication, Vibration, Heat Treatment, Inspection & Repair Procedures, Material Damage Mechanism, Material Failure Analysis, Mechanical Integrity, Isomerization, Distillation & Reforming Units, Pipelines, Pressure Piping, Stationary Equipment, Tank Inspection, Fired Boilers & Heaters, Heat Exchangers, Coolers, Pressure Vessels, Drums, Storage Tanks, Furnaces, Heaters, Pipelines, Columns, Reactors, Strippers and Safety Valves. He is also well-versed in UltraPIPE software, PCMS software and Lloyd’s Register RBMI software as well as the API 571, API 510, API 572, API 570, API 653, API 560, Welding & Brazing Qualifications, API 573 and ASME B31.3 standards. He is currently the Inspection General Manager of Cairo Oil Refining Company (CORC) wherein he is responsible in developing the strategies for inspection and testing as well as designated as a certifying authority for ASNT-NDT levels certification according to SNT-TC-1A Personnel Qualification and Certification in Non-destructive Testing.


During his career life, Mr. Talaat has gained his practical and field experience through his various significant positions such as the Inspection General Manager, Technical Studies Department Manager, Isomerization Inspection Department Manager, NDT & Inspection Section Head, Training Instructor, Technical Trainer, NDT Instructor, Inspection Engineer, QA/QC Team Leader and Team Leader for numerous international companies like the Khalda Petroleum Company, Suez Oil Processing Co., Agiba Co., El-Nasr Petroleum Co., Suez Oil Co., General Petroleum Co., Petrobel Co., Egyptian Gas Co., Gulf Petroleum Co., as well as for Cairo Oil Refining Company, Welding Academy, GASCO and United Gas Derivatives Company.


Mr. Talaat has a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Metallurgy & Material Engineering. Further, he is a Certified ASNT Level III NDT Inspector in Radiographic Testing (RT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Penetrant Testing (PT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) and Visual Non-destructive Testing (VT); a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI-AWS), a Certified Instructor/Trainer; a Certified Trainer/Assessor/Internal Verifier by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM); and holds a certification in Quality Assurance, ISO 9000, API Heat Exchangers & Cooling Towers, Internal Quality System Auditing and Internal Quality System Auditing for ISO 9001/2000. Moreover, he is an active member of the American Society of Non-destructive Testing (ASNT), the Engineers Syndicate, the Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Welding Society (AWS) and the Supreme Committee of Quality and delivered countless trainings, workshops and seminars worldwide.