Introduction to Non-Destructive Testing

This course introduces students to the commonly used manufacturing processes and materials, typical discontinuities and testing methods applied. Students become familiar with NDT technologies, their areas of application and limitations. Topics include foundations of quality control, codes, standards and procedures. Course content will meet or exceed the requirements of CAN/CGSB-48.9712-2014 (Qualification and Certification of Non-Destructive Testing Personnel). This course is a prerequisite to all the specialised NDT courses and requires a minimum grade of 70% to achieve a course credit.