Created in 1967, the French Confederation for Non-Destructive Testing, is an organization open to any legal entity or any person concerned with non-destructive testing.

  • For 50 years at the service of professionals in NDT, COFREND:
    • Certifies the competence of  Non Destructive Testing (NDT) operators
    • Is COFRAC accredited No. 0007 in accordance with EN ISO / CEI 17024
    • Conforms to  : EN ISO 9712, EN 410 4719/NAS, 
    • Is Authorized ESP Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23 EC
    • Reckons more than 25,000 certified operators through its 35 Authorized Examination Centers in the field of Aerospace, Manufacturing & Maintenance, Metallic Products (incl.foundry, iron & steel industry, tubes) and Railway Maintenance.


  • Animates, promotes and represents the French NDT network through its Governance and its four areas of expertise:
    • Professional Organization
    • Certification and Qualification
    • Science  and Technique 
    • Communication and Events
Jean Pierre Gustin
+33 1 44 19 76 18
Find us at NDT 14


Steffi Dehlau
German Society for Non-Destructive Testing (DGZfP)
Max-Planck-Str. 6
12489 Berlin Germany
Tel: +49 30 67807-120

WCNDT 2016

The 19th World Conference on Non-Destructive Testing from 13-17 June 2016 in Munich, Germany is the most important event in our global NDT community.

You are cordially invited.