Nondestructive Testing

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Join the Nondestructive Testing program at Cowley College and gain a competitive edge in the safety and quality inspection industry. Nondestructive testing or NDT is a set of inspection and analysis techniques used to evaluate the safety and quality of a material, component, or system without altering or damaging it.

Our NDT degree and certificate programs are highly sought after and provide Cowley College graduates with hands-on experience and job-ready training in multiple NDT techniques. Our courses meet or exceed industry requirements so that Cowley NDT grads are the most work ready graduates in the community. Upon fulfilling the on-the-job training requirements, our students are prepared to take and pass the Level II certification examinations required to perform each inspection method for the many industries with career opportunities in Nondestructive Testing.

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NDT techniques you will learn:

  • Visible and Fluorescent Dye Penetrant (PT)
  • Wet and Dry Magnetic Particle (MT)
  • Contact and Immersion Ultrasonics (UT)
  • Film and Digital Radiography (RT)
  • Surface, ID, and OD Eddy Current (ET) testing.

Industries hiring NDT Grads:

Aviation & Aerospace
Manufacturing & Fabrication
Oil & Gas (Upstream & Downstream)
Power Generation (Nuclear, Natural Gas, and Wind)

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This program can be completed ALL online through Cowley Online.

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Classes at Cowley College meet or exceed the requirements recommended by SNT- TC 1-A, CP-189, and NAS 410 with curriculum that meets or exceeds the requirements outlined in CP-105.With supplementary courses studying industrial materials, blueprint reading, even offering NC3 Precision Measurement courses and certification. All to ensure that CowleyNDT’s grads are of the most work ready graduates in the community.

Upon completion of this program, students will be trained to set up and calibrate equipment, interpret, and evaluate results with respect to applicable codes, standards, or specifications. Students will be prepared upon fulfilling the on-the-job training hour requirements to take and pass the level II certification examinations required to perform each inspection method independently at one of the many career opportunities available.

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