We Take A Closer Look!
Call Today! 1-888-287-5227
Submit A Request
Applied Technical Services  >  NDT  > >  Training Certification  > > >  Questions and Answers

NDT FAQ

Question #3: After I complete my training hours am I certified in a NDT method?

To become certified in a NDT method you must complete training hours, on the job training (minimum experience requirements), and pass a physical, general, specific and practical exams.

Question #4: How many on the job training hours (minimum experience requirements) do I need to become certified? *Per NAS410

Liquid Penetrant

Levels
Hours
Requirements
Level I
130
Level II
270
With previous level I certification
Level II
400
Without previous level I certification

Magnetic Particle

Levels
Hours
Requirements
Level I
130
Level II
400
With previous level I certification
Level II
530
Without previous level I certification

Eddy Current

Levels
Hours
Requirements
Level I
400
Level II
1200
With previous level I certification
Level II
1600
Without previous level I certification

Ultrasonic Testing

Levels
Hours
Requirements
Level I
400
Level II
1200
With previous level I certification
Level II
1600
Without previous level I certification

Radiography Testing

Levels
Hours
Requirements
Level I
400
Level II
1200
With previous level I certification
Level II
1600
Without previous level I certification

Question #5: What is an NDT practical exam?

The practical exam is where the student demonstrates their proficiency in performing tasks that are typical of those to be accomplished in the performance of the candidate's duties.

Question #6: What is an NDT general exam?

The general exam for all levels is a closed book examination covering the cross section of the applicable method at the appropriate level.

Question #7: What is an NDT specific exam?

The specific exam for all levels is an open book examination covering requirements and use of the specifications, codes, equipment, operating procedures and test techniques that the student will use on the job.

Question #8: What is the NDT physical exam?

This is an eye exam that ensures the candidate has near vision and color perception. Requirements include 20/25(Snellen) at 16"(42 cm) +/- 1"(2.54 cm) or equivalent in at least one eye, natural or corrected. NDT personnel should be capable of adequately distinguishing and differentiating colors used in the process.

More NDT Question and Answer 1 2 3

Submit Your E-mail to Receive our
E-Mail Training Kit




NDT Training
Department Video
NDT Training BrochureDepartment Brochure