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Students in the Advanced Non-Destructive Testing Technician Program at MIAT Houston receive hands-on training in our state-of-the-industry labs.

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Training in Houston, TX

Get non-destructive testing technician training in just 9 months.

ADVANCED NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING TECHNICIAN PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Non-destructive testing (NDT) is the process of testing or analyzing products, materials, structures and more to discover any defects and ensure quality standards are met. From the roads we drive on to the buildings we work and live in, NDT is critical to what people do.

When looking for non-destructive testing schools near you, consider MIAT College of Technology’s campus in Houston, Texas! At MIAT Houston, students receive hands-on training in our state-of-the-industry labs. Insightful, supportive instructors are there to guide you as you complete training in just 9 months!

What Makes Non-Destructive Testing Training Different With MIAT Houston?

  • Connections with employers1
  • Complete the programs in less than a year
  • No prior experience needed
  • Hands-on learning that mirrors real-world experience

NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING COURSES IN HOUSTON, TX

Non-Destructive Testing classes at MIAT Houston are designed to build your knowledge from the ground up with a curriculum tailored to fit industry needs. Here are details for some of the non-destructive training courses you could take at MIAT Houston:

Visual Theory and Application I

This course explains the theory of visual inspection and incorporates necessary didactic information. The equipment used will be presented, explained and demonstrated.

Penetrant Theory and Application I

This course explains the theory of penetrant inspection and incorporates essential didactic information.

Eddy Current Theory/Application I

Students dive into the theory of eddy current inspection and will incorporate the didactic information needed.

Magnetic Particle Theory and Application I

Students learn the theory of magnetic particle inspection, and they’ll incorporate the essential didactic information.

Ultrasound Theory and Application I

Students explore the theory of ultrasound inspection and learn to incorporate fundamental didactic information.

Radiography Theory I

This course delves into the theory of radiography inspection, as the equipment is presented to help students incorporate the knowledge gained from this course.

Some More Advanced Non-Destructive Classes Covered at MIAT Houston:

  • Visual Theory/Application II
  • Penetrant Theory and Application II
  • Eddy Current Theory/Application II
  • Magnetic Particle Theory/Application II
  • Ultrasound Theory/Application II

NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN HOUSTON, TX

NDT is a complex field, and technicians often take pride in the significance of their work. 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. Entry-level and advanced roles could include:78

Entry-level

  • Non-Destructive Testing Technician
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Inspector
  • Wirer

Advanced

  • Industrial Radiographer
  • NDT/NDE Technician Level I
  • RT Assistant/Helper
  • QC/QA Inspector
  • QC/QA Inspector Assistant

Non-Destructive Testing classes at MIAT Houston are designed to build students’ knowledge from the ground up with a curriculum tailored to fit industry needs.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual salary for non-destructive technicians in the Houston area was $61,950 in May 2021.62 This means half earned more and half earned less. Keep in mind that salary depends on several factors, including experience, employer, demand and cost of living in the area.

There’s also a demand for qualified non-destructive testing technicians. In fact, total non-destructive testing technician employment is expected to exceed 78,000 by 2031.76

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What are the major NDT testing methods?

    Some major NDT testing methods include eddy current, visual penetrant, magnetic particle, and ultrasound and radiography. Although there are many different approaches, each testing method is important to ensure the quality and safety in products, structures and more.

  • Is NDT testing a good career?

    While the answer widely depends on personal preferences and career aspirations, many consider NDT testing a good career path because of its flexibility and versatility as a role that’s crucial to many industries.

  • How do I start a career in NDT?

    A great way to start pursuing a career in NDT would be to receive formal training to get hands-on experience and gain the skills and confidence needed to enter the industry. At MIAT Houston, you could complete training in just 9 months.1

NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING TRAINING NEAR ME

Houston is a bustling city with something for nearly everyone, be it beautiful hikes, art, concerts, sporting events or great eats, making the MIAT Houston campus a great place to train. Plus, our Advanced Non-Destructive Technician training program is designed to be completed in just 9 months, so students can feel confident pursuing a career in an industry they’re passionate about.
Seeing makes the difference. Decide if MIAT Houston’s non-destructive technician training is right for you by scheduling a campus tour.

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