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Workshops

Academic Training Workshops

Academic training workshops are for students seeking to complete the practical lab portion of an academic training course, as required by the NRCan NDT Certification Body. The basic theory and application of the respective NDT technique is explained and demonstrated. Students have the opportunity to practice using the appropriate NDT equipment technique.

Students who successfully complete the workshop receive a letter stating the hours of practical instruction that were provided to complement academic theory. Academic training workshops cannot be used to prepare for NDT certification exams.

Prerequisite: Must have completed online training course.

Certification Preparation Workshops

Certification preparation workshops are for students or NDT technicians who are approved by the NRCan NDT Certification Body to attempt a CGSB NDT certification exam. Students have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the equipment that will be used during an exam; the set up and calibration of test equipment is explained and demonstrated. Students have the opportunity to practice inspecting test pieces with realistic flaws.

Students who successfully complete the workshop receive a letter confirming their attendance.

Prerequisite: Must have completed forty (40) hour training and have approval from NRCan.


To request a workshop date, please log into your Member/Visitor Area and choose Register for workshops.

  • Certification workshops are kept to a maximum of 3 students (depending on the method) in order that each student may receive individual instruction and assistance with particular problem areas.

  • We have a wide range of test pieces with realistic defects for each test method and students are encouraged to also bring their own test pieces for their own test applications and to participate in group discussions and problem-solving.

If you have recently completed a workshop and forgot to complete the workshop feedback form while at CINDE, feel free to request confirmation by clicking here. Alternately, you may download a printable copy to be mailed in by clicking here. Once completed, your confirmation can be found within your CINDE Account, Item #18.