Section Education Classes

Instructor Larry Olsen with members who completed course in 2017-2018 year with Chairperson D. McKay

Contact

Please contact Education Chair - Gary Bass with your requests, which he will attempt to accommodate if we obtain sufficient volunteer instructors for Saturday lectures. Please note instructors are not paid; however, they get recertification points if they hold ASNT/ACCP Level III. 

Contact: Gary Bass   Phone - 619-794-6118

Email  gbchulavista@AOL.com  

Ramon Thomson  Phone 619-822-8185

Email ramonjthomson@gmail.com

BOD - sd-asnt@cox.net BOD contact # 619-444-2319 

Service to Section Members

To promote the general advancement of the [NDT] industry; 

To educate the public in the area of nondestructive testing;

To provide a forum for exchange of [NDT] technical information;

To facilitate training, education and research in the [NDT] field;

To engage in any and all lawful activities incidental to the foregoing purposes except as restricted herein.

Level I & Level II courses satisfy the requirements of SNT-TC-1A/NAS-410. 

Non-member fees (which includes a one-year ASNT membership). 24, 32, and 40-hour courses: held Saturdays, 8:00 to 5:00 unless facility or instructor availability are different.

Classes: 24 Hours and 32 Hours

  •  Visual/Dimensional Level I / Level ll (24hrs)
  • VT (24hrs) Members: $425 Non-member: $500


  • Liquid Penetrant Level I / ll (32 hrs)
  • PT - l / ll (32 hrs) Members: $750 Non-member: $825 


  • Magnetic Particle Level I / ll (32 hrs)
  • MT - l / ll (32 hrs) Members: $750 Non-member: $825

Classes: 40 Hours

  • Ultrasonic Level I (40 hrs)  
  • UT - l (40hrs) Members: $600 Non-member: $675
  • Ultrasonic Level II (40 hrs) 
  • UT - ll (40hrs) Members: $600 Non-member: $675


  • Radiography Level I (40 hrs)
  • RT - l (40hrs) Members: $600 Non-member: $675
  • Radiography Level II (40 hrs)
  • RT - ll (40hrs) Members: $600 Non-member: $675