ZNDT-1000 Nondestructive Testing - Introduction

0.3 CEU’s

This course introduces students to terms, definitions and an overview of the methods and applications of the nondestructive testing profession. Methods to be briefly covered include: visual, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, radiography and ultrasonic testing. Certification versus qualification of NDT personnel will be discussed.

Contact hours: 3

Not financial aid eligible.

ZNDT-1003 Nondestructive Testing - Visual Inspection (VT) Levels 1 & 2

2.4 CEU’s

Visual inspection is the most widely used method of nondestructive testing. This course covers the visual inspection techniques used to detect various discontinuities associated with the power plant industry, structural steel fabrication and construction industry, aerospace industry, petro-chemical industry and manufacturing processes. Borescopes and various weld inspection gages will be utilized in the lab.

Contact hours: 24

Not financial aid eligible.

ZNDT-1004 Nondestructive Testing - Liquid Penetrant (PT) Levels 1 & 2

3.2 CEU’s

This course covers the principles and practices of liquid penetrant inspection. Learn why and when to use various types of penetrant materials, proper techniques necessary for a reliable inspection, evaluate liquid penetrant indications, interpret standards and specifications and inspect welds, castings, forgings and machined components.

Contact hours: 32

Not financial aid eligible.

ZNDT-1005 Nondestructive Testing - Magnetic Particle (MT) Levels 1 & 2

3.2 CEU’s

This course covers the principles and practices of magnetic particle inspection. Learn how and why to use different types of equipment, magnetization techniques, when and why to use wet or dry particles, evaluate magnetic particle indications, interpret standards and specifications and inspect welds, castings, forgings and machined components.

Contact hours: 32

Not financial aid eligible.

ZNDT-1006 Nondestructive Testing - Radiographic Inspection (RT) Level 1

4.2 CEU’s

This course introduces radiographic principals, terms, definitions, and basic theory. Topics covered give an understanding of how an X-ray tube generates X-radiation, use of X-ray film, film speed, film processing, digital imaging and identification of discontinuities.

Contact hours: 42

Not financial aid eligible.

ZNDT-1007 Nondestructive Testing - Radiographic Inspection (RT) Level 2

4.2 CEU’s

This course continues the instruction in introduced in Radiographic Inspection (RT) Level 1. Emphasis will be on radiographic evaluation and interpretation to industry standard codes such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Welding Society Structural Welding Code and American Petroleum Institute. Students will develop and evaluate radiographic exposures using X-ray machines with images captured on digital technology equipment utilizing radiographic techniques commonly used in industrial applications.

Contact hours: 42

Not financial aid eligible.

ZNDT-1008 Nondestructive Testing - Ultrasonic Inspection (UT) Level 1

4.2 CEU’s

This course introduces ultrasonic principles of sound wave propagation and term definitions. It will also introduce the student to calibration of the ultrasonic equipment, cover the linearity test and the various straight beam testing methods. Thickness measurements, Snells law and introduction to angle beam calibration and testing will also be covered.

Contact hours: 42

Not financial aid eligible.

ZNDT-1009 Nondestructive Testing - Ultrasonic Inspection (UT) Level 2

4.2 CEU’s

This course continues the instruction introduced in Ultrasonic Inspection (UT) Level 1. Emphasis will be placed on the use of angle beam testing to locate and size welding flaws as well as immersion inspection principles. Advanced inspection will be performed using normal beam testing and angle beam testing techniques. This course covers the application of advanced ultrasonic techniques to procedures, codes, and specifications as they apply to industry. Techniques used in the power industry, construction industry, manufacturing industry, as well as aircraft inspection will be performed.

Contact hours: 42

Not financial aid eligible.

ZNDT-1014 Nondestructive Test Internship

5.4 CEU’s

Initial course in a Fast Track training program in nondestructive testing. Course covers safety, math, blueprint reading, measurement and visual inspection techniques.

Contact hours: 54

Not financial aid eligible.