Test Lab, NDT Weld Training Course Institute India Bangalore | Trinity NDT

Eligibility Criteria & Fee Details for NDT Level 1, Level 2 training courses for India

Find Here about Educational Qualifications, Experience required for ASNT SNT TC 1A Certification Training.

Check fee details for online and offline courses organised from Trinity NDT

Eligibility for NDT Level 1, 2 training Courses


Before one takes NDT courses, it is required to meet eligibility criteria. The trainees shall have educational qualifications and relevant experience prior to attending the training. Qualifications and course fee are based on scheme, method and level of certification.

Check Courses eligibility section below for details.

Training Fee Details for NDT Level 2 courses

Participant at Trinity NDT Training Courses from Australia at Bengaluru
Participant at Trinity NDT Training Courses from Australia at Bengaluru
Course fee details for NDT Level 1 or Level 2 courses is based on method, level, certification scheme and mode of training.
We organise Online and offline level1, Level 2 training on 
Available Certification schemes with the institute: ASNT SNT TC 1A and ISO9712 Courses
Fee may vary as per mode of training e.g online, offline. Our Course fee starts at Rs.4500/- (Indians) for MPI or DPT testing level1. We worked out Fee structure for our courses to be quite affordable in India. Choosing 4 or more courses will get special discounted fee as low as Rs.18000/- for Level1 for four methods. GST will be extra. Offline course fee includes exam fee, study materials, lunch and refreshments.
We offer best affordable fee structure in India for foreign nationals. Quality of the training? We need not say much about it, as hundreds of Nationals from over 42 countries expressed in their training reviews. Institute trained nationals from Gulf, UAE, Iraq, Nigeria, Cameroon, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, South Africa and more.

Are you Looking for Cheapest NDT Course Fee?

Well, training Course fee is like any other commodity or service you buy day to day. Fee depends on quality of training. It’s absolutely unfair to compare the fee without knowing the quality of training.
Check the credibility of the center before your register. Think, Not just the certification, what is your take away from training really matters. Each training course should provide class room and hands on practice.
Once a person with amazing wisdom said ‘ We are not rich enough to buy cheap products’.  Meaning, If you choose a cheap institute, training quality may be substandard. You may be satisfied today.
However, your suffering may start from the day joins into the job. Because, no one will help you. Or you may fail in the practical interview. Are you capable to do NDT, starting from calibration  of equipment to preparing test reports? If yes your training cost is fully justified.
Therefore, choose first time, the best institute with good practical workshops/labs at the best cost. You can easily earn the amount spent on training within no time. It is a matter of just time.
Be smart and choose India’s top institute Trinity NDT for your NDT and Welding Inspection courses. Because, trainers are ASNT Level 3 and NAS410 Level 3 trainers and International certified welding engineers. Practical training will be held at our Aerospace NDT testing labs at Peenya Indl Area, Bangalore in India.

Factors  affecting Fee & quality of NDT training

Course fee and Quality of NDT training courses primarily depends on below factors
  • Certification scheme Ex: ASNT SNT TC 1A or ISO9712
  • Trainers background qualification
  • NDT level 3 trainer experience
  • Institute’s Class room facilities
  • Practical training duration
  • Quality of practical equipment
  • No. of equipment to trainee ratio
  • Reputation of the Institute
  • Support for Job Placement
Therefore, one cannot look at course fee alone for a decision on choosing the top best institute. Just because an institute is offering the course at cheapest cost could not be a reason to enrol for training. We advice you to check and evaluate each of below factors before selecting a training center.
It is obvious that we all look for cheaper pricing but ‘Quality always comes with a little cost‘. It will be good if YOUR SELF can evaluate about the quality institute.  Because You are the One who needs to perform NDT tests alone after certification. Choose the Best, right at First.

Choosing Good NDT Training Center is Now easy

For many if you have NOT selected the best training for your career you will realize post completion of training. Then, everything will go in vain . Also it is easy to know the quality of an institute online.
First, check reviews of the institute online. Secondly the best option to know is to take a physical visit to the center and evaluate yourself. These simple checks can save you from choosing wrong place for learning.
Institutes may offer free programs. Nothing in this world is free. Ultimately it is the value it carries determines cost. If it is free it might be tied up with something behind that might be costing more than you think.
Just get rid of free NDT trainings. Training has associated costs. If something is free, it means you are the product or service is for their marketing. Be wise always.
Of course it is your hard earned money and it is your own career. Understand that it is this training that can take your career to success or failure. Therefore choose right nondestructive test institute.

100% Job Guarantee NDT Courses

Another easy way to fall prey is 100% job guarantee or  100% job assistance, NDT courses. Let us look at actual perspective. Employers selection is NOT based on your NDT certification alone.
Much above that interpersonal skills, team work, language skills and IQ of the trainee. An institute cannot guarantee a job without considering the above.
No organization can guarantee a job for you without specifying the employer name, pay scale, facilities, job responsibilities, location of employment. Be aware of and check before your take the admission.
Getting into an NDT job is quite easy provided if you have sound knowledge, practical skills and good inter personnel skills. For this you need to select the best place and right ASNT Level 3 trainer, nothing short of these.

NDT Level 1 Level 2 Courses Eligibility Criteria as per ASNT SNT TC 1A


The trainee shall meet the eligibility criteria as described in Written Practice(WP). WP is framed to the requirements of Recommended practice SNT TC 1A latest edition. We also provide outside ASNT Level 3 and NAS410 Level 3 consulting services to companies in India, Middle East and Africa for conducting Level I, II certification.

Eligibility for NDT Level 1 Certification – Educational Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Engineeringg or Science (or)
  • High School SSC or SSLC Pass

Trainees with following qualifications are eligible for NDT Level 2 Certification 

  • Graduate or Diploma in Engineering or Science (or)
  • High School SSC pass with NDT experience

In addition, the trainee shall meet on job experience and vision acuity as per ASNT SNT TC 1A and written practice. Check below table for training and experience details for registering to Level 1 or Level 2.

As per ASNT SNT TC 1A 2020 “a trainee may be qualified directly to NDT Level 2  with NO time as a certified NDT Level 1, provided the recommended training and experience consists of the sum of the hours recommend for Level I and level II”.

Each course has right blend of class room theory and real time industrial exposure during practical sessions at our Aerospace specialized NDT workshops & labs. For Reviews on NDT Welding Courses watch our Youtube Channel

Short term Good Courses for Mechanical Engineers

Practicals at NDT Level 2 training in Azerbaijan Russia
Practicals at NDT Level 2 training in Azerbaijan Russia
NDT courses are invaluable short term courses for mechanical engineers. Courses are preferred for steep career growth in Quality Control QA QC functions. These courses are especially considered for Mechanical Engineers, Metallurgical Engineers, civil engineers, electrical engineering graduates. Find more about why nondestructive testing courses are the best courses for mechanical engineers.

For certification minimum education, training and experience is needed. Candidates with Diploma in Engineering or Graduate BE B.Tech in Engineering (mechanical engineering, metallurgy, civil or any engineering) or B.Sc degree in Maths. Even Science graduates or Plus 2 / intermediate with Maths, science are eligible.

Training Schedule and Registration online

If you meet the eligible criteria, next is to check upcoming training schedule. Find online and offline NDT Level 2 and Level 1 calender.
Great ! Now you know whether your education and experience meets eligibility for the training courses. Now, when is the right time to register. Today is the best time to register for our upcoming program. Never be late to learn good things in life that can add lot of value.
As we limit each training to maximum 15 candidates, Whats app us to check available vacancies. You can register online for all our NDT or welding courses. Make the fee payment online and fill details online. Our Training Coordinator will help you if you can let us know.

Training and Experience for NDT Certification Courses

Ultrasonic Inspection UT Level 1 & Level 2

 Level ILevel II
Training40 Hrs40 Hrs
Experience210 Hrs630 Hrs

Magnetic Particle testing MPI Level 1 & Level 2 Course

 Level ILevel II
Training12 Hrs08 Hrs
Experience70 Hrs210 Hrs

Dye Liquid Penetrant Testing DPT Level 1 & Level 2

 Level ILevel II
Training12 Hrs08 Hrs
Experience70 Hrs210 Hrs

 Radiography Testing RT Level 1 & Level 2

 Level ILevel II
Training40 Hrs40 Hrs
Experience210 Hrs630 Hrs

Eddy Current Testing ET Level 1  & Level 2

 Level ILevel II
Training40 Hrs40 Hrs
Experience210 Hrs630 Hrs

Visual Testing VT Level 1 & Level 2 

 Level ILevel II
Training08 Hrs16 Hrs
Experience70 Hrs140 Hrs

Radiography Film Interpretation RTFI Level 2 certification

 Level II
(Non Radiographers)
Level II
(with Radiography Level I Background)
Training40 Hrs24 Hrs
Experience220 Hrs220 Hrs

Ultrasonic Thickness Gauging UTG Level 2

Level ILevel II
Experience08 Hrs40 Hrs

Important Notes :

  • An NDT trainee may be qualified directly to Level 2 with no time as Level 1, the training and experience requirements consists of the sum of the hours for Level I and II as specified above.
  • While fulfilling total experience requirement, experience may be gained in more than one NDT method, however the minimum hours must be meet for each method to be eligible for the courses.
  • In addition, the candidate must meet the following other eligibility criteria as per the written practice.

Near-Vision Acuity - Eye Fitness Test for NDT Certifications

Eye Fitness Test for NDT Vision Acuity
Eye Fitness Test for NDT Vision Acuity

To be eligible for ndt courses (level 1 or Level 2), Besides education, experience, shall also meet eye’s vision requirements for near vision and colour vision test

Accordingly to ASNT SNT TC 1A, for any level 1 of certification, Eye fitness is mandatory. Requirement for eye test are clearly indicated in the document. Details of eye fitness excerpts are here for quick reference.

Eye fitness test shall be administered by a registered opthalmologist or an ASNT Level 3 with valid ASNT certification on the date of Eye test. Document should be duly stamped with the details of qualification and date of eye examination.

Near Vision Test


As the document, ‘He/she shall ensure natural or corrected near-distance acuity in at least one eye such that the applicant is capable of reading a minimum of Jaeger Number 1 or equivalent type and size letter. The distance designated on the chart is not less than 12 inches (30.5 cm) on a standard Jaeger test chart’. 

Optionally, the ability to perceive an Ortho-Rater minimum of 8 or similar test pattern is also acceptable. As per ASNT SNT TC 1A, Near vision tests should be administered once in a year throughout his/her certification duration.

There is a format for documenting eye fitness. You may use the format. The trainee shall submit an Eye Fitness document prior to admission. in the format that can be downloaded here for free: Eye Fitness Document Download

Falling short of time to go to nearest clinic? Also in case of non availability eye test clinic at your location, institute provides assistance for Eye fitness certification. For more details, contact Training Coordinator on whats app now.

Color Vision Contrast Test for NDT certification


Color vision test should demonstrate the capability of distinguishing and differentiating contrast among colors. For this purpose, charts such as Ishihara Charts or shades of gray used in the method or as determined by the employer. Color vision test for NDT inspectors should be conducted upon first certification and at five-year intervals thereafter.

Prior to attending NDT courses, the trainee must submit an document containing colour vision details. Format for Color vision can be downloaded free: Eye fitness Document/certificate

Follow us