Program Information

Nondestructive Testing Technology

Available at:  TH Harris

CIP 410204
Technical Diploma (TD), Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS),
Technical Competency Area (TCA)

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An application or re-application fee and a testing fee per component are charged for each Application for Admission submitted.

AAS requires a High School Diploma or GED; TD requires Ability to Benefit

Note: Transferable General Education Courses needed to meet the requirements for the AAS are offered through a collaborative agreement with South Louisiana Community College (SLCC).

Age Requirement: Students must be 17.5 upon admissions; 18 to work with Radiation

Certification: Radiation Safety Certification Test

The objectives of the Nondestructive Testing Technology program are to provide knowledge and skills training that enable students to demonstrate knowledge and use the following:
  • Principles of penetrant testing.
  • Basic principles of Magnetic Particle Inspection as that of a Level II technician.
  • Order of operations in mathematics.
  • Basic principles of physics.
  • Properties of ultrasonic, wave propagation, and ultrasonic testing equipment.
  • Fundamentals of radiation.
  • Codes and procedures of radioactive materials.
  • Dial calipers, od and id micrometers, and other gages affiliated with nondestructive testing.
  • Properties of materials
  • Technical reports as applied to various conditions in nondestructive testing.
  • Nondestructive technology in fieldwork.

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