Workforce Solutions

Non-Destructive Training


*High School Diploma or Equivalent is required for all NDT classes.*

A non-destructive technician tests the integrity of structures, equipment, vessels, and piping without destroying them. They also test mechanical and structural components for transport structures like piping, bridges, and tunnels, as well as container systems in processing plants such as pipelines, tanks, and vessels.


Average wage $15.61 – $28.96 per hour
Based on experience and hours/conditions worked.

$57,807 per year for Level I
$83,739 per year for Level II
$103,991 per year for Level III

Non-Destructive Testing Courses

Intro to NDT Careers & Profession 12 hr. module FREE
NDT Radiation Safety Combo 60 hr. module $1000
Industrial Radiation Safety 40 hr. module $500
Radiographic Testing Level I 40 hr. module $500
Radiographic Testing Level II 40 hr. module $500
Radiographic Film Interpretation 30 hr. module $400
Profile Radiography 30 hr. module $400
LADEQ Industrial Radiography Exam Prep 30 hr. module $250
Visual Testing Levels I & II 30 hr. module $400
Liquid Penetrant Testing 30 hr. module $400
Magnetic Particle Testing 30 hr. module $400
Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement 40 hr. module $500
Ultrasonic Testing Level i 40 hr module $500
Ultrasonic Testing Level iI 40 hr module $500

Materials Analysis (PMI, Ferrite, Hardness)

64 hr. module $800

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  1. Join the American Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) and attend the local meetings to network with industry professionals and potential employers.
  2. Get your TWIC card.

Take the next step

Accomplish your educational and professional goals. Take the next step and apply to join the River Parishes Community College family.

Campus Locations

Gonzales Campus
925 W. Edenborne Parkway
Gonzales, LA. 70737

Reserve Campus
181 Regala Park Road
Reserve, LA. 70084

St. Charles Campus
13145 HWY 90
Boutte, LA. 70039

Westside Campus
25250 Tenant Road
Plaquemine, LA. 70764


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