Non-Destructive Testing Engineer
Testing materials used in machinery and structures to find faults like corrosion, cracks and other imperfections.
6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)
- Typical length
- 48 months
- Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Typically, candidates will either have achieved:
- grades A to C in three A levels, including maths and a science or engineering subject, or
- a minimum of three Non-destructive testing (NDT) level 2 methods, including at least one complex method
- advanced NDT qualifications, such as NDT level 3 certification
- What apprentices will learn
- analysing engineering problems, selecting and using mathematical and theoretical data to provide suitable NDT solutions
- observing, recording and drawing conclusions from data and experimental evidence
- creating technical reports that meet the requirements of the prevailing verification process
- applying the standards and procedures for NDT as required by the industry sector
- managing projects and contributing to financial planning
- Bachelor's degree in science (BSc NDT) or Bachelor's degree in engineering (BEng NDT)
- apprentices without level 2 (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) English and maths will need to achieve this before taking the end-point assessment
- Professional registration
Apprentices will be eligible to apply for professional registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and membership of the British Institute of NDT.
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.