ATTAR is committed to delivering high quality, cost-effective services.  We have high professional standards, ethics and integrity, all of which are backed up by independent  accreditations, credentials, and memberships.



NATA accredited to  ISO 17025
- meets/exceeds ISO 9001 for testing companies

- NATA accredited for Acoustic Emission monitoring, including tanks, pressure vessels and composites, as well as some mechanical and weld testing

NDT Level 3 certified staff
- AINDT, PCN, SNT TC1A credentials
- basic and advanced techniques: highest level of certification attainable (Level 3) in Acoustic Emission monitoring, as well as advanced NDT techniques such as Phased Array Ultrasonics, and Time of Flight Diffraction Ultrasonics

Accredited Gas testing station
- AS 2030, AS 2337

Authorised Qualifying Body (AQB) for AINDT & BINDT
- Australian Institute of Non Destructive Testing, and the Australian Institute of Non Destructive Testing (PCN certification), respectively

- training & examination to AS3998/ ISO9712

National Aerospace Non-Destructive Testing Board (NANDTB)
- ATTAR recognised as a NANDTB Approved Training Organisation (ATO)

- Member, Secretary of the Board of Directors

ATTAR is recognised as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)



International Atomic Energy Agency
- NDT Technical Committee Chair

NATA Non-destructive Testing Accreditation & Advisory Committee
- Immediate Past Chairman & Member

- Approved NATA Assessor

- Certification Board Members, current/former

- Longest serving (former) President
- Federal Council Members
- Applications Committee
- Authorised Qualifying Body & Approved Examiner

Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA)
- Member

National Aerospace Non-Destructive Testing Board (NANDTB)
- Board Members

Forensic Engineering Society of Australia
- Member

- Authorised Qualifying Body & Approved Examiner


Standards Committees

Standards Australia Subcommittee MT/7/7 Acoustic Emission
- Chairman

Standards Australia Committee MT004 – All Methods

Standards Australia Committee MT/7 NDT

Standards Australia Committee ME/5 Cranes

Standards Australia Subcommittee BD/94- Slip Resistance of Flooring Surfaces

ISO TC 135 Working Group Committee

AINDT’s Journal "Non Destructive Testing Australia"
- Editor (former)


Selected Memberships

Chartered Professional Engineer Institution of Engineers Australia

Certified Materials Professional Institute of Materials Engineering Australia (Materials Australia)

Australasian Corrosion Association

Australian Ceramic Society

Risk Engineering Society

American Society for Metals International

American Society for Testing Materials

American Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT)

Forensic Engineers Society of Australia

Australian Industry Defence Network (AIDN)

Asset Management Association

South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance

Facilities Management Association

Contract Heat Treatment Association

Elevated Work Platform Association

Australian Stone Advisory Association

Australian Tile Council (former Secretary/Treasurer)

Australian Timber Flooring Association