The courses contained in this area relate to Non-Destructive Testing with application to the civil and industrial sectors at various stages of manufacture, testing and checking.
The lessons, whose key feature is the multi-disciplinarity, may be followed completely online (through our e-learning platform and with the assistance of qualified professors/tutors) or blended, for the courses which also require to conduct practical tests.
All courses include general and specific information, also relating to the methods of testing, as well as additional information in order to meet the final exam Level II.
The recognition and approval of the courses by personnel/certification bodies, grant a high quality content and the ability to achieve, as appropriate, certificates of qualification of personnel.
A summary sheet is available for each course offered (see below the "Course catalogue" section for more information): all courses are evaluated through homework, quizzes, tests (also practical), exams and projects supplied by the professor/tutor during the program.
The trail of students is free, but the constant monitoring by professors/tutors of their activities and the ability to view their achievements, help learners to organize themselves better and to benefit of the course according to the schedule.
The level of the scores assigned to the students refers to the knowledge gained and helps the professor/tutor in identifying the need to fill any debits by planning of further training/studies to attain the necessary skills.
Our training activities related to this area also include the process of qualification and certification of personnel.
The courses, available for VT, PT and MT methods, are structured according to the Recommended Practice SNT-TC-1A and held by professors/tutors having extensive experience in industry.
The subjects taught deal with fundamental physical phenomena that are the basis of the different methods of investigation, along with an extensive discussion of intended applications, supplemented by practical exercises on the field.
Students can start to attend at any time of year the courses conducted with the support of qualified professors/tutors and in partnership with personnel/certification bodies.
The candidates who attend entire duration of the course will receive a certificate of attendance: furthermore, those who will successful pass the course exams will receive the qualification of NDT Level II Operator issued by the relevant personnel certification body.
For the admission to our Non-Destructive Testing programs, applicants must have work experience and specific technical knowledge of welding techniques and materials technology for a minimum of 1 year.
The training of involved personnel in Non-Destructive Testing is specified by the various standards such as ISO 9712, Recommended Practice n° SNT-TC-1A, NAS 410.
The qualifications can be obtained for areas of product and industrial sectors as castings (c), forgings (f), welded products (w), tubes and pipes, including flat products for the manufacturing of welded pipes (t), wrought products (wp), composite materials.
The requirements for qualification according to Recommended Practice n° SNT-TC-1A are:
- possession of the certificate of visual acuity also released by optometrist (Jaeger 1 or Times New Roman 4.5) and normal colour sense (Ishihara test)
- declaration of provided training issued by a SNT Level III (about 40 hours)
- declaration of experience achieved signed by the employer
- written practice
For further information about the admission requirements for each program, please refer to the summary sheet of the course of interest available in the "Course catalogue" section.
For information such as, for example, registration procedures, admission requirements, please contact us at our email address, even to know the schedule of classroom courses.
Depending on the course of study chosen, the candidate must submit in advance, together with the information request, the CV in order to verify if there are the requirements for registration.
Once this phase is complete, the program will be prepared, as well as the related cost and application form, which will then be transmitted to the candidate.
Distance training offers the opportunity to follow lessons easily from home with one’s own times and methods in addition to quality teaching services and support of a professor/tutor.