Quality Engineering Technician - Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE) - 439

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
Quality Control meets NDE/NDT technology in this theoretical and practical applied program of materials and equipment inspection, testing and evaluation.
Overview

Program Highlights

  • Technique courses are delivered by professionals from the Canadian Institute of Non-Destructive Evaluation (CINDE).
  • Interact with a department that includes Mechanical Engineering Technology and Aviation programs.
  • Top-ranked professors in their field.

What you'll learn

  • Non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection techniques (magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, ultrasonics eddy current, radiography). 
  • Safety procedures for industrial radiation sources.
  • How to evaluate the properties of materials from production to processing to detect defects. Use codes and standards from various industries as accept or reject criteria.
  • Detection of material defects that could cause unreliable product or process performance or product failure.
  • Visual inspection and quality assurance techniques used in the welding industry.(Introduction to welding processes and quality assurance techniques.)
  • How to use codes, standards and specifications to evaluate technical problems, related to manufacturing or field environments.
  • How to generate technical documents to report inspection results.
  • Becoming familiar with the workings of NRCan (Natural Resources Canada).

Students in the Quality Engineering Technician - Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE) program will explore theoretical and practical on-site non-destructive inspection and testing techniques that enable examination of parts, equipment or materials in a way that does not impair its usefulness.

CINDE

CINDE is a not-for-profit organization offering professional membership and education for NDT personnel. Written and practical exams can be attempted at CINDE's approved examination test centre.

For more information on certification, visit the Canadian Institute for Non-Destructive Evaluation (opens in a new tab) website.

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Program Length

2 academic years (periods of 16 months over 4 consecutive semesters).

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Program delivery

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Tuition and Fees

2021 - 2022 Domestic Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Compulsory Ancillary Fees $831.02 $712.05 $584.34
Co-op Fees N/A N/A N/A
Compulsory Program Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Domestic Tuition $1,354.04 $1,354.04 $1,354.04
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester $2,185.06 $2,066.09 $1,938.38
Total 1st Year Fees $6,189.53

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.

2021 - 2022 International Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee $8,095.00 $8,095.00 $8,095.00
Co-op Fees N/A N/A N/A
Program Compulsory Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00 $375.00
Total International Per Semester $8,545.00 $8,470.00 $8,470.00
Total 1st Year Fees $25,485.00

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Additional Information

Admission

Domestic and International student admission requirements

The co-op version of this program is no longer being offered effective Fall 2021. Students currently in the program will be able to complete their co-op.

  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Grade 12 Mathematics, MAP4C ≥ 60%; or MCT4C; or any U or equivalent
    • Grade 11 or Senior Physics and Chemistry recommended
  • Program applicants must demonstrate the ability to perform mathematical calculations at a OSSD level of grade 12, and have an ability in listening, speaking, reading and writing in the English language at the grade 12 level.

Math minimum requirements are under review and may be subject to change. We strongly recommend MCT4C.

Graduation Certificate Issuance - College Completion Standard

To write NRCan NDT certification exams, students must achieve a minimum grade of 70% in each course and meet minimum training hour requirements.

It is the responsibility of the student to apply to Mohawk College for their diploma after successfully meeting these requirements.

NDT Certification Agency Requirements - Eligibility for NDT Certification Exams

The CINDE is recognized by Canada's NDT Certification Agency as an NRCan Approved Training Organization (NATO). The NDT training courses delivered by CINDE meet the NRCan training requirements. Therefore students of the QA-NDE program are only eligible to apply for the NRCan written and practical certification exams by meeting the following requirements:

  1. Achieve a minimum grade of 70% for the NDE technique to be examined.
  2. Successfully complete all practical projects.
  3. Fulfill training hour requirements by achieving a 100% attendance record.
  4. NRCan vision requirements must be met.

It is the responsibility of the student to apply to the NRCan Certification Agency after successfully meeting these requirements. More information is available at: Natural Resources Canada (opens new window)

  • Graduates are eligible to register as associate members of the Association of Certified Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)
  • This program prepares students to attempt the written and practical Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) NDT certification exams as administered by the NRCan NDT CB, and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) exposure device operator (EDO) exam

Options are available for mature applicants.

Graduate Certificate Issuance

Students must maintain 100% attendance and achieve a minimum grade of 70% in each course to meet the training hour requirements for the Canadian NDT Certification agency and to be eligible for a Mohawk College Diploma.

Language Requirements for International Students:

  • See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English. Options are available for mature applicants.

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Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

  • State-of-the-art training on key equipment, with over 300 hours of lab time.
  • Apply cumulative program knowledge through a capstone research project.

To learn more, please visit the Centre for Experiential Learning. 

Opportunities

Opportunities

 

Mohawk Pathways 

Mohawk offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies**: Students that graduate from any of the following Ontario College Certificate programs are eligible to enroll into the Quality Engineering Technician - Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE) program:

View our internal pathways map PDF. This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.

Your future career options

  • Non-destructive Testing and Inspection Technician
  • Quality Assurance/Control Technician

Where you could work includes:

  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Power Generation – Thermal, Hydro, Solar and Nuclear
  • Oil and Gas – Upstream and Downstream
  • Pipeline – Construction and Maintenance
  • Petrochemical
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Materials and Metal Casting
  • Primary Metals
  • General Manufacturing

Opportunities for grads

  • Students may attempt the written and practical Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) NDT certification exams and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) exposure device operator (EDO) exams.

  • This program will open opportunities within the Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) environment.

  • There are numerous certificates and the higher Level NDE courses within the various industries. These can span into industry-specific certifications and requirement.

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Additional Information

Graduation Certificate Issuance

To write NRCan NDT certification exams, students must achieve a minimum grade of 70% in each course and meet minimum training hour requirements.

Required Student Attendance

Student attendance will be documented by the applicable instructor in 1/4 hour increments. Student summary attendance records will be maintained for not less than five (5) years. 

Students must maintain 100% attendance and achieve a minimum grade of 70% in each course to meet the training hour requirements for the Canadian NDT Certification agency and to be eligible for a Mohawk College Diploma.

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