Dual-Credit Non-Destructive Testing

Designed for: students in grades 11 and 12

Delivery: Blended

Length: 4 months


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.

Pathways 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 should be entering grade 11 or 12 in the same academic year as they begin Dual-Credit Non-Destructive Testing courses.

In order to be successful in this SAIT program, students are recommended to be on track to successfully pass 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. 

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How to apply

Learn more about how to register for dual-credit programs and courses.


Course codes
Course Code Course Name SAIT Credits High School Credits
CODE-270 Materials and Processes for NDT 1.5 Up to 3.0
INSP-200 Visual Inspection Level II 1.5 Up to 3.0
INSP-220 Certified Exposure Device Operator 3.0 Up to 3.0
INSP-236 Ultrasonic Level I 3.0 Up to 5.0
INSP-263 Magnetic Particle Levels I & II 1.5 Up to 3.0
INSP-264 Liquid Penetrant Levels I & II 1.5 Up to 3.0

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