Non-Destructive Testing

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

Non-Destructive Testing

Non-Destructive Testing

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Radiographic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing

Radiographic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing

Competency Credential

Ultrasonic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing

Ultrasonic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing

Competency Credential

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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Take a virtual tour of welding & metal fabrication at Penn College

Take a video tour of the welding labs inside the expansive Lycoming Engines Metal Trades Center at Penn College – home to such equipment as an electron beam welder, CNC plasma cutters, robotic equipment and non-destructive testing areas.


Labor Day week appropriately features hiring events

There was no shortage of networking opportunities during the holiday-curtailed week, as Career Services kicked off its September lineup of Recruitment Days. Among programs in the spotlight were automated manufacturing & machining, welding & metal fabrication, and nursing.


Penn College students lead in manufacturing scholarships

Pennsylvania College of Technology students received nearly a third of all scholarships from a national foundation devoted to skilled manufacturing careers. Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs – the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International – awarded the $1,500-$2,500 scholarships to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in a certificate or degree program leading to a manufacturing career.

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