HIGH SKILL, HIGH WAGE, HIGH DEMAND
What does a Non-Destructive Technician do?
A nondestructive technician tests structures, vehicles or vessels without destroying it. They may also test engines or other mechanical components, and storage or transport containers, structures like bridges, tunnels piping, tanks and vessels, containers and pipelines and processing plants.
What is the average salary?
Average wage $15.61—28.96/hr or
$57,807 annually for level 1, $83,739 annually for level 2, $103,991 annually for level 3 (based on experience and number of hours worked).
When is the training offered?
Training is offered in the evenings after work hours for your convenience!
Where is the training conducted?
River Parishes Community College
Three easy ways to Apply
- Visit our website to complete our on-line workforce application
- Visit our campus at 925 W. Edenborne Parkway, Gonzales, LA 70737
- Call for enrollment services at 225-743-8500 or 225-281-6336
Non-Destructive Testing Modules (NDT)
Intro to NDT / Professional Development – 12 hr module $120
Industrial Radiation Safety for Radiographers – 40 hr module $500
Radiographic Testing Level I – 40 hr module $500
Radiographic Testing Level II – 40 hr module $500
Radiographic Film Interpretation – 20 hr module $250
Visual Testing Levels I & II – 24 hr module $300
Liquid Penetrant Testing Levels I & II – 16 hr module $250
Magnetic Particle Testing Level I & II – 24 hr module $300
Ultrasonic Testing Level I – 40 hr module $500
Ultrasonic Testing Level II – 40 hr module $500
LADEQ Industrial Radiography State Test Prep Class – 20 hr module $250
Positive Material Identification (PMI) – 24 hr module $300
Profile Radiography – 24 hr module $300
TABE Assessment in Mathematics – 2 hr test, Free with Registration
Industrial Math Prep for NDT – Free with Registration
Bundle offered with a 20% discount
Total Price for ENTIRE Bundle is $3,600
Requirements and Suggestions
- All students are required to take the TABE test before entry into the NDT Program
- Students are also encouraged to join the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) and attend the local ANST Atchafalaya Section meetings during their training to obtain industry knowledge and meet prospective employers
- Students are highly encouraged to obtain their “TWIC Card” and/or “Security Passport” for work requiring entry into manufacturing facilities