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  • Nondestructive Testing Tech student testing.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2019 graduates found work or continued their education.
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    Nondestructive Testing Tech student testing.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2019 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
    Nondestructive Testing Tech student testing.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2019 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
    Bill Wiley.
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Nondestructive Testing Technology

  •  Estimated Cost: $11,572.50

    Program Length: 4 semesters

    Locations: Milford

    Start Term(s): Fall / Spring

    Awards Offered: AAS

    Program Description

    Our Nondestructive Testing Technology program will train you to examine parts using manual and computerized inspection technologies without destroying its integrity and usefulness. Our program is the only one in Nebraska and one of fewer than 10 in the nation.

    When you graduate, you will work with non-invasive inspection methods such as ultrasound, radiography, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current and visual inspection techniques to test a component or structure to determine if it is acceptable for service or use. Nondestructive testing is used both as a service as well as being an integral part of manufacturing in many different industries.

    You will be successful in our Nondestructive Testing Technology program if you:

    • are an active learner with excellent critical thinking skills
    • are detail-oriented, paying close attention to how a product or service works
    • has strong communications skills (both verbal and nonverbal) and is an active listener
    • have the ability to solve problems using deductive and inductive reasoning

    You can start the Nondestructive Testing Technology program in the Fall term. Follow these steps to finish your application:

    1. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
    2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
    3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission.
    4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.

    Our Nondestructive Testing Technology program was developed with the cooperation of industry leaders to train technicians for aircraft and aerospace, power generation and utilities, chemical and petrochemical, defense and military, general manufacturing, and transportation. Recent SCC graduates report an average starting annual salary of $43,888. Career options in manufacturing engineering technologies include:

    • Assistant Technician
    • NDT Assistant
    • NDT Engineer
    • NDT Inspector
    • NDT Technician
    • NDT Trainee
    • Radiographer Assistant
    • Research and Development Specialist

    Randy Walbridge, Instructor/Program Director
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 9 years
    Instructional Experience: 31 years
    Certifications: ASNT Level III-PT, MT, UT, RT and IRRSP
    AWS-CWI
    402-761-8346
    rwalbrid@southeast.edu

    Austin Aksamit, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 6 years
    Instructional Experience: 2 years
    Certifications: IRRSP
    402-761-8335
    aaksamit@southeast.edu

    Bill Wiley, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    BAS, Peru State College
    Related Work Experience: 7 years
    Instructional Experience: 40 years
    Certifications: ASNT Level III-PT, MT, RT, UT and IRRSP
    AWS-CWI
    402-761-8345
    bwiley@southeast.edu

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