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2016-2017 College Catalog 
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Non-Destructive Testing Technology, TD

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Program Mission

The mission of the Nondestructive Testing Technology program is to prepare students for employment in the Nondestructive Testing field by providing specialized classroom instruction and practical experience as per The American Society of Nondestructive Testing standards. Training will develop student competency in the areas of drafting of piping and pressure containing equipment, manufacturing process, dye penetrant examinations, magnetic particle examinations, radiation safety and radiography examinations, and ultrasonic examinations.

Program Goals

  • Students will learn the basic Nondestructive Testing principles and concepts.
  • Students can use fundamental principles of locating surface and subsurface defects using the Nondestructive Testing methods.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • All graduates will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate testing techniques relevant to their role as a Nondestructive Testing Inspector.
  • All graduates will demonstrate the technical proficiency in skills necessary to fulfill the role as a Nondestructive Testing Inspector.
  • All graduates will demonstrate the personal behavior consistent with professional and employer expectations for Nondestructive Testing Inspector.

Specialist Requirements

Students wishing to earn a Technical Diploma in Nondestructive Testing from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Earn a grade of “C” or higher in each educational core (coded ORNT, CPTR) and major courses (coded NDDT) required for the Technical Diploma.

Major Area Requirements

(43 Total credit hours)

  • All NDTT coded courses

Other Requirements

(2 Total credit hours)

Curriculum Guide

CTS: Quality Control Assistant Total: 18

Total: 16

Semester 3 - Summer

Total: 11

Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45

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