Senior non-destructive testing engineer

Senior non-destructive testing engineer

“A senior non-destructive testing engineer tests materials used in machinery and structures to find faults such as corrosion, cracks, flaws and other imperfections”

On the senior non-destructive testing engineer apprenticeship, you’ll train to be one of the most senior non-destructive testing members of staff in your organisation. You’ll be responsible for the oversight of operations, from planning and setting procedures to managing projects. You’ll maintain and manage applications of current and developing technology and undertake engineering design and development within manufacturing, construction and operations. You’ll develop theoretical knowledge to solve problems in technologies using well-proven analytical techniques and successfully apply your knowledge to deliver engineering projects or services using established technologies and methods. You’ll also provide financial planning and management, and take some responsibility for leading and developing other professional staff. On completion, you’ll achieve a degree in non-destructive testing.

Duration: 48 months

Relevant school subjects: Science and DT

Entry requirements: Three A-levels, including maths and a science or engineering subject; or equivalent qualifications

Achievement upon completion: Level 6 (Degree)—equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

Potential salary upon completion: £35,000 per annum