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Dual-Credit Non-Destructive Testing

Length: 1 semester Delivery: Blended

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Play a vital role in the inspection industry by studying non-destructive testing – an important component of many industries. Develop the skills to enter the growing non-destructive testing (NDT) field by gaining basic overall knowledge of the inspection industry.

This program is a combination of online theory courses and on-campus practical labs.

Is this the right fit for me?

This program is the right fit for students in Grade 11 or 12 who:

  • are interested in pursuing a career in non-destructive testing;
  • have an interest in math;
  • are comfortable working with computers and instrumentation;
  • have good manual dexterity and mechanical abilities.


Students who successfully complete this program will earn credits that may count as credit towards a SAIT

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    Continuing to post-secondary

    The skills and credits learned in this program can be applied to a number of different post-secondary pathways, including:

    Admission requirements

    Students in this program must have compeleted the following courses:

    • Math 10
    • English Language Arts 10

    Admission requirements

    Program length

    • Non-Destructive Testing is offered over one semester.
    • To earn the maximum credits and the full credential, students must take both semesters of Energy Engineering and Environmental Technologies. Students who take the one-semester option will earn fewer credits and no credential.
    Term Program start
    Fall 2021 N/A

    Get to know SAIT's dual-credit programs

    Dual-credit is a unique opportunity for Grade 11 and 12 students to explore post-secondary options and career pathways, while earning course credits, workplace certification or a SAIT credential alongside their high school diploma.

    Admission Requirements

    Co-requisite requirements

    Students should be entering grade 11 in the same academic year as they begin Dual-Credit Non-Destructive Testing courses. Students in this program must complete the following courses or equivalents

    • Math 10
    • English Language Arts 10

    There may be other pre-requisite or co-requisites required by the school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for further information.

    To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines. 

    How to Apply 

    Dual-Credit Non-Destructive Testing is delivered in partnership with individual schools. Contact us to discuss how this program may potentially be delivered in your school. 

    The selection of high school students for dual-credit programs is determined by each school board. School boards will take into account different criteria, such as attendance, ability to commit to the program, and if the student is on-track to complete the required co-requisite classes.

    Prior to the opening of applications for our dual-credit programs, a family information session will be held for eligible schools. At this information session, prospective students and their families have the opportunity to learn more  and ask questions about the dual-credit program in which they are interested.

    School boards will provide prospective high school students with deadlines for program application and registration. Once selected by the school board, students will need to register for the dual-credit program with SAIT.

    Students who have successfully been selected to participate in dual-credit studies will receive detailed information about the registration process.


    Course Code Course Name
    CODE-270 Materials and Processes for NDT
    INSP-200 Visual Inspection Level II
    INSP-220 Certified Exposure Device Operator
    INSP-236 Ultrasonic Level I
    INSP-263 Magnetic Particle Levels I & II
    INSP-264 Liquid Penetrant Levels I & II


    Students who complete the dual-credit Non-Destructive Testing program are eligible to earn:

    • up to 22 high school credits
    • between 1.5 - 3.0 SAIT credits per course

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    Dual Credit

    For more information visit Alberta Dual-Credit

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