Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: non-destructive testing (NDT) operator (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the engineering sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a non-destructive testing (NDT) operator

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Assessment plan for a non-destructive testing (NDT) operator

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Details

This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

This standard is ready to use.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the NDT operator standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: apprenticeships@bindt.org.

The standard for a NDT operator was developed by:

  • Rolls Royce
  • The British Institute of NDT
  • RWE Generation UK plc
  • Ultramag Inspection
  • Applus RTD UK Ltd
  • Johnson & Allen RSA GB Inspection Services
  • NDT Allianz Engineering
  • Serco
  • Rail Technical NFW Co TWI
  • Tata Steel Speciality Steels
  • NuGen
  • James Fisher EON/Uniper
  • Lavender International
  • TWI (north)
  • Rolls-Royce PLC
  • Royal Sun Alliance
  • Npower
  • E.ON Technologies
  • Intertek Services Sellafield National Skills Academy for Nuclear
  • NDE Research Association
  • Airbus
  • AMEC
  • BAE Systems
  • BP
  • EDF (Nuclear)
  • Dstl
  • GKN
  • Hitachi
  • Nat Nuclear Labs
  • Office Regulation
  • Petrobras
  • Shell
  • SKF
  • Tenaris
  • Oceaneering UK
  • Trac Oil Gas
  • Petroplan Resources Steel
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Intertek
  • Amec Foster Wheeler
  • International Argyll-Ruane
  • Babcock
  • Aegleteq Energy
  • University Northampton,
  • Semta
  • Mechanical Engineers

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band: 10

Funding band maximum: £12,000

Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.