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who we are

OCA South Africa (OCA Testing, Inspection and Certification South Africa (Pty) Ltd.) originates in 2013 in order to supply the local industry and the new energy projects with a more effective service.

OCA International

OCA International is the international division of OCA Group, a private equity Spanish group employing more than 800 people and with over 30 years of experience in testing, inspection, certification and training industry, offering its services to all kind of industries, sectors and companies. Through a wide network of partners, offices and companies abroad, is able to offer its services in more than 40 different countries around the world.


OCA Foundation

OCA Group is also committed with social causes through OCA Foundation fostering and developing the environment as well as retraining unemployed people in order to help them finding a new place into the actual global labour market.


OCA Group is also a signing participant of the United Nations Global Compact Program as part of the company's code of ethics.

Our services


We have more than 30 years of experience in Non Destructive Testing activities. We set standards, develop technology and provide high quality services to industries around the world.

We can provide:

  • Eddy Current
  • Leak Testing
  • Magnetic Flux Leakage
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection
  • Material Testing
  • Penetrant Testing
  • Positive Material Identification
  • Radiography Testing
  • Thermal Testing
  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Phased Array
  • Advanced UT Methods
  • Visual Inspection

Statutory inspections

We are ISO/IEC 17020 accredited company (ENAC/ILAC) and offer Accredited Authorized Inspection Authority (AIA) services For:

  • Pressure Equipment
    (New Fabrication, Repairs and Modifications)
  • Pressure Equipment
    Pressure Vessels, Pipe Lines & Steam Generators
  • Steel Structures
    (In-service and New Fabrication)
    Lattice, Monopole, Disguised Structures, Factories, Lamp Posts
  • Electrical
    Single Phase, Three Phase and Hazardous Installations

International Standards Compliance


The CE Mark is a mandatory requirement for the commercialization of different products into the European Union, proving that they follow the communitarian rules.

Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC)

In order to ensure that your project is coordinated between different contractors as well as on short time frames and specific budgets, we can provide this assurance.

We provide coordinated services to handle all quality aspects during the construction of your project. Highly experience quality control technicians will perform a professional supervision and control during the construction process ensuring the successful completion of your project. Often, the provider of such services is required to be completely independent of any of the construction project stakeholders.

We can provide off-site QA/QC services such as:

  • Develop and approve of Quality Acceptance and Quality Control documentation.
  • Performance of pre-award or pre-qualification surveys, including a complete review of the suppliers' QA program to meet government or purchaser requirements.
  • Review of the design, specifications, drawings and specified standards to ensure compliance with the applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Formal equipment audits at the premises of your engineering, constructor, manufacturer or sub-supplier – before and during manufacture.
  • Pre-shipment inspections and loading supervision during the transportation phase.
  • Achieve compliance with all relevant quality standards, regulations and requirements.

We can also provide on-site QA/QC services, including:

  • Supervision and technical support and advice from experienced professionals on site.
  • Continuous supervision preventing construction errors.
  • Improve onsite productivity.
  • Works will meet all specified technical project documentation.
  • Project will be on time, on budget and technical risks and errors will be reduced.
  • Quality Assurance of the organizations involved in the construction, manufacture and operation of your facility.
  • Review of specifications, certificates, procedures and specified standards utilized during construction.
  • Monitoring materials testing.
  • Inspection, witnessing or verification to establish the quality of a material, structure or system during manufacturing.
  • Factory acceptance tests of installations and equipment.
  • Monitoring storage methods and preventive maintenance systems of plant equipment before and during installation.
  • Organization and implementation of record retention systems.


Shop inspections are the inspections of items at the manufacturer before delivery and are the most convenient way to determine whether a product, a service, a process, a piece of equipment or an installation is in compliance with specific needs or customer expectations.

Avoid the risks linked to quality and safety problems with supplies as well as verifying the quality of a supplier in a cost-effective manner. Highly skilled personnel with relevant experience and qualifications are available to supervise the construction, installation and commissioning aspects of your project.

  • Expediting
  • Shop and Vendor Inspection
  • Pre-Shipment Inspection
  • Factory Acceptance Test
  • Visual Inspectionn
  • Review Material Certificates
  • Third Independent Party Inspection


  • PER - New Fabrication, Modifications, Repairs and In-service inspections of pressure equipment including Boilers, Piping and Pressure Vessels
  • Tank Storage (API 653 & 650, Tank Inspections, Calibrations, Settling)
  • Mast and Structural Integrity Inspection (Monopole, Lattice, Plant and Factory Structures)
  • Shutdowns and In-service Inspections Deferments
  • Maintenance UIC (Under Insulation Corrosion) Inspections
  • NACE Coating Inspections
  • Plant 3D Laser Scanning
  • Pipe Line Projects – API 570
  • Welding & Material Technology – Welder Qualifications, Procedure (PQR) and (WPS) Specifications
  • Electrical Inspections (Thermal Imaging / Infrared technology)
  • Engineering Design & Drafting Support
  • Fitness-For-Service (FFS)
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • RBI – Risk Based Inspection Program Preparations
  • Training
  • Health, Safety and Environmental Services
  • Load Test


Contact us


Lot 1070 (Off. 2) Olyvenhutsdrift, Settlement,
Louisvale Avenue
Upington, Northern Cape
Phone Number +27 061 6565566