Unlocking your Path to NDT Success


To embark on a successful career in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), it’s crucial to follow a well-structured path. The correct order of SAIW NDT courses can make all the difference to your journey:


Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) Course:
Start with PT, an excellent introductory course that teaches you how to detect surface defects using liquid penetrants.

Magnetic Particle Testing (MT) Course:
Next, delve into MT, where you’ll learn to identify surface and near-surface flaws using magnetic fields.

Visual Testing (VT) Course:
VT enhances your visual inspection skills, a fundamental ability in NDT.

Radiographic Testing (RT) Course including RT Safety:
Radiographic testing teaches you to use X-rays and gamma rays to inspect materials. Safety is paramount.

Ultrasonic Testing (UT):
Build on your UT knowledge to become proficient in this widely-used NDT technique

Eddy Current (ECT):
Explore Eddy Current testing, which is especially beneficial in the aerospace industry.

These levels represent opportunities for advanced training and specialisation, including becoming a Welding Inspector.

Overall, NDT offers a promising career with above-average pay, global opportunities, and room for growth. Those with NDT expertise have a unique passion for precision and are committed to doing things right. As you progress through these courses and levels, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become an indispensable part of the industries that rely on NDT for quality assurance including the power generation, petrochemical and mining sectors.

Remember! Your NDT journey is a stepping stone to success, with each course adding
to your expertise and career prospects.


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