Job requirements Non-destructive Inspector in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as a non-destructive inspector in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is required.
- Completion of two years of an approved post-secondary science or engineering program may be required.
- Additional classroom and on-the-job training is required for certification in non-destructive testing.
- Non-destructive testing certification by Natural Resources Canada is available in three levels and is usually required by employers.
- Industrial radiographers using a radioactive isotope must pass an examination to be recognized as a certified exposure device operator by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.
- Welding inspector certification by the Canadian Welding Bureau is available in three levels and may be required by employers.
- Boiler and pressure vessel, process pipeline and above-ground storage tank inspector certification is available from the American Petroleum Institute.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Manitoba||Non-destructive Testers And Inspection Technicians||Regulated||Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba|
|Québec||Pressurized Facility Inspector||Regulated||Emploi Québec|
|Saskatchewan||Pressure Equipment Inspectors||Regulated||Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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