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Nondestructive Testing Technology

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares individuals to inspect and monitor the quality of metallic and nonmetallic production materials. Nondestructive tests are performed to detect internal or external imperfections, to determine structure, composition, or properties, or to measure geometric characteristics without affecting the form, fit, or function of the test object or material. The student will be trained in the laboratory using major equipment. The lab is also equipped with computerized ultrasonic, eddy current, acoustic emission and x-ray equipment, along with metallurgical and mechanical testing equipment.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson 55350

Labor Market Information

  • Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

  • Median wage: $21.55/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529