Non-Destructive Tester

Inspect welds using radiographic and ultrasonic methods...

Program catalog


Non-destructive tester apprentices operate a variety of equipment used to perform several weld quality inspection methods and gain experience in radiographic, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, ultrasonic and eddy current inspection methods. They also receive training in visual inspection, quality standards, planning, technical applications and codes interpretation.

Trade Related Education Courses (TREC)

X311 Applied Theory I: DC Concepts 96 Hours 5 Credits

X312 Applied Theory II: AC Concepts 96 Hours 5 Credits

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Theory 13 Hours 0 Credit

World Class Shipbuilder Curriculum (WCSC)

The WCSC supports the entire apprentice program by providing each apprentice with the technical knowledge required for the mastery of a trade, and an opportunity to obtain an associate degree in business administration, engineering technology, or engineering. The curriculum provides the educational foundation necessary for continued growth throughout a career.