Initial Requirements

Level III
Initial Qualification Requirements

Education and Experience

ASNT Level III applicants must satisfy one of the following eligibility criteria:

Graduated from a minimum four-year college or university curriculum with a degree in engineering or a physical science, plus one year (12 months) of experience in nondestructive testing in an assignment comparable to that of an Level II in the applicable test method(s), as defined in ASNT's Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A, latest edition; or

Completed with passing grades at least two full academic school years of engineering or a physical science study at a university, college, or technical school, plus two years (24 months) of experience in nondestructive testing in an assignment comparable to that of an Level II in the applicable test method(s), as defined in ASNT's Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A, latest edition; or

Four years (48 months) of experience in an assignment at least comparable to that of a Level II in the applicable test method(s), as defined in ASNT's Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A, latest edition.