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In MIAT’s Non-Destructive Testing program, students are introduced to the primary areas of non-destructive testing: eddy current, visual penetrant, magnetic particle, and ultrasound and radiography. This training prepares them for entry-level work
in a variety of industries, from oil and gas and manufacturing to power generation and aviation.1
Most of our grads start out working as entry-level technicians or in other entry-level roles. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work.
Some entry-level roles include non-destructive testing technician, quality control technician and inspector. Some advanced roles include industrial radiographer, NDT/NDE technician level I,
RT assistant/helper, QC/QA inspector and QC/QA inspector assistant.78
Non-destructive testing technicians are responsible for ensuring that products coming out of a factory meet the specifications set by the company. A majority of work being maintenance on existing Equipment including: off-shore, refineries, and more. They inspect products to ensure their structural and visual components are up to standard, which in turn helps increase customer satisfaction.
The nine-month Advanced NDT Technician program provides an introduction to the non-destructive testing industry and prepares you to apply for entry-level positions in the field.1 Once employed graduates will work with their employer to test and obtain on-the-job training (OJT) hours in the field.1
Your courses will cover essential topics in the NDT industry. They start with the basics, so no prior experience is required.
Non-destructive testing (NDT) technicians are professionals trained in the discipline focused on the quality and serviceability of materials and structures.
Becoming an NDT technician often requires the completion of a training program. You may also be required to have certain certifications. At MIAT, students are introduced to the primary areas of non-destructive testing, which when added to their on-the-job training (OJT) hours in the field will enable them to test and qualify for certification in that specific discipline.
To become an NDT Technician, you must have hours in the classroom and on-the-job training (OJT) hours in the field. MIAT can provide the classroom hours, and upon graduation and securing employment your employer can provide the OJT.1
*The employer is always the source of his or her “certs.”
1) UTI and MIAT are educational institutions and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
2) For program outcome information and other disclosures, visit www.uti.edu/disclosures for UTI and www.miat.edu/disclosures for MIAT.
78) MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary. MIAT prepares graduates for entry-level careers using the provided training. MIAT graduates’ achievements may vary. Some MIAT graduates get jobs within their field of study in positions other than those listed.
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