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Non Destructive Testing: Visual Testing

Quality Control


24 hours

Min Attendee


Max Attendee




Nondestructive Testing: Visual Testing covers various topics including:

  • Applications Including Metals, Welding, Chemical, Petroleum, Electric Power, and Aerospace
  • Physics of Light
  • Photometry
  • Vision Acuity Exams
  • Proper Use of Eye Charts
  • Digital Photography
  • Image Processing
  • Machine Vision
  • Magnifiers
  • Illumination
  • Surface Roughness
  • Calipers and Gauges
  • Analog and Digital Video
  • Video Connectors
  • Video Probe
  • Measuring with Borescopes
  • Metal Discontinuities at Different Stages of Processing and Service Life
  • Direct vs. Indirect Techniques

Includes Level 1 & 2. Class will be held Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6-10 p.m.

Students must:

  • be 18+
  • be eligible to work in the US
  • Improve internal quality control
  • Improve quality control as specified by the customer
  • Improve quality to meet or exceed regulatory codes, standards, and specifications
  • Recognize and improve on the occurrence of discontinuities and their root causes
  • Know how to measure part shape and geometry deviations
  • Know that the finished part meets contract specifications in all capacities
  • Know when to apply these applications, either during fabrication or in-service