Appreciation of Non-Destructive Testing

Course Content

  • Introduction to NDT.
  • Use of NDT.
  • When and why they are used.
  • Basic theory and uses of five of the most common NDT methods: Visual inspection; Radiography; Ultrasonics; Liquid penetrant; Magnetic particle.
  • Selected applications of these processes.
  • Demonstration and candidate use of visual examination of competed weldments, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle including magnaflux and ultrasonic processes on given weldments and components.
  • The importance of appropriate procedures of the use of equipment and processes and the subsequent reporting of any faults and discontinuities found during investigations.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Method of Assessment


Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    01 Aug 2020

  • 9.00am-4.00pm

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.

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