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NDTE 1155 - Materials and Processes for NDT

Nondestructive Testing Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

This course is for prospective NDT technicians to introduce the engineering materials and the processes used during manufacturing. Topics include material properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, alloying, as well as casting, forging, extruding and welding processes. This M&P course is designed to meet the requirements of the NRCan Non-Destructive Certification Body (NCB) for CGSB-48.9712 certification. Students are required to use a calculator, apply basic trigonometry and use exponential functions. Students are required to have access to steel toed safety boots and safety glasses in the event a tour is scheduled.





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 44207

Mon Sep 17 - Mon Nov 05 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Nov 05 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Students are required to have access to steel toed safety boots and safety glasses in the event a tour is scheduled. No class Monday October 8, 2018 – stat holiday. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the basic mechanical properties of materials.
  • Explain how the properties of metals are affected by grain structures and processing variables including hot working, cold working, annealing and heat treatment.
  • Utilize the iron-carbon diagram to describe phases in steels and cast irons.
  • Explain the purposes for various heat treatments of steels.
  • Describe how material defects can be introduced by different manufacturing processes.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

NDTE 1155 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Non-Destructive Testing


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