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Nondestructive Inspection and Evaluation Course 22518


This three and one half day course is for Aviation Safety Inspectors (manufacturing and airworthiness) who certify and perform quality assurance audits or surveillance of NDT facilities/operators; structural and engine certification engineers, who require knowledge of modern NDT techniques, may also attend. The course provides training in major NDT methods and requirements for facilities and operators to establish NDT functions. Subjects include: NDT methods and techniques; certification of facilities and operators; NDT audit requirements; and surveillance techniques. Labs, exercises, and simulations provide practical application of NDT techniques in certifications and audits.


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe a systematic NDI evaluation process that can be utilized by the ASI in performing job functions relating to NDI.
  • Apply the systematic NDI evaluation process to ASI job functions using the NSI checklist.
  • Identify NDI methods and describe their application on aircraft material and components.
  • Apply the NDI checklist to evaluate the application of NDI methods to aircraft materials and components.


This course is recommended for Aviation Safety Inspectors - Manufacturing and Airworthiness.

Prerequisites: One year of field experience


  • The Certification Process
  • Visual Inspection
  • Penetrant Inspection
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection
  • Eddy Current Inspection
  • Ultrasonic Inspection
  • Radiographic Inspection
  • Audit/Evaluation and Surveillance

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