Continuing Education

NDTC320 - Liquid Penetrant Inspection Level II

Prerequisite:
Prerequisites: MATE555 or NDTC200 and MATE650 or NDTC100
Course Equivalencies:
MATE600

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Course Overview

Liquid Penetrant Inspection (LPI or PT) is a nondestructive testing method used for detecting open to surface defects. Describe test principles, applications and limitations, test variables, calibration, evaluation of test sensitivity and interpretation of results. Inspect a variety of products, including castings, forgings, and weldments.

With the skills gained in this course, you will meet the training requirements for Level II Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Standard 48.9712-2014 for certification of NDT personnel in Penetrant Testing (PT).

Students should be aware that to become certified to Level II CGSB PT, NRCAN requires, (in addition to classroom training):
i. relevant work experience,
ii. code of conduct form,
iii. proof of vision to qualify for NDE certification
iv. successful completion of an Authorized Examination Center (AEC) supervised Practical exam and two Theoretical exams.

Required before enrollment:

1) Math (MATE555 or NDTC200) Effective October 2, 2017, prior to taking any NDT training courses all students will be required to either successfully complete the NAIT math skills test or provide evidence acceptable to NAIT that you have successfully passed a math examination administered by an NDTCB Recognized Training Organization (RTO)

2) Materials and Processes (MATE650 or NDTC100): Applicants must pass the Materials and Processes examination before taking training courses in non-destructive testing (NDT) methods. The examination must be invigilated in person. The Recognized Training Organization (RTO) must provide the grade obtained to the NRCan Non-Destructive Testing Certification Board (NDTCB) as part of a candidate’s application for certification.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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