Non-Destructive Testing

Master the skills to detect defects in crucial structures for safety and reliability.

Hone the skills to identify defects that threaten the safety and reliability of vital structures.

Thanks to non-destructive testing, you don’t need to worry about the bridge you cross every day collapsing or the frame of your car giving out. The integrity of the structures we rely on are routinely tested for strength and stability. With non-destructive techniques including radiographic and ultrasonic procedures, skilled technicians can spot defects and recommend repairs before large problems unfold. At Penn College, you’ll master the skills to take the lead as a technician in this growing field.

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Non-Destructive Testing (A.A.S.)

Learn how to inspect and certify structures using the latest non-destructive testing techniques.

Radiographic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing Competency Credential

Dive into a cutting-edge program that prepares you to take the lead as a radiographic non-destructive test technician.

Ultrasonic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing Competency Credential

Explore the latest ultrasonic technology and master the process of finding defects in welds, pressure vessels, machinery, and other objects.

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Welding lab sparks 'Recruitment Day' connections

The Automated Manufacturing, Welding & Metal Fabrication Recruitment Day drew 24 employers and 111 students to Pennsylvania College of Technology’s welding lab on Wednesday. The expansive space, believed to be the largest welding facility in higher education nationwide, buzzed with connection.


Penn College welding grad ‘engineers’ career success

Garrett D. Corneliussen gained more than a job from his education at Pennsylvania College of Technology. He secured a career: One he hopes will make a difference for society. The 2017 welding & fabrication engineering technology graduate believes his latest position offers strong potential to meet that lofty objective. Corneliussen is the founding engineer for manufacturing at Reframe Systems, a company that aims to build attainable net-zero modular homes at massive scale.


'Baja SAE Williamsport'

Gear up for a great conversation when Marshall Fowler, engineering design technology student and Penn College Baja SAE Club president, sits down to share his team's dynamic drive in the latest episode of the Tomorrow Makers podcast, "Baja SAE Williamsport." As the college prepares to host the international Baja SAE competition, May 16-19, this podcast episode highlights the high excitement and unwavering dedication of Penn College Baja SAE Club members.

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