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Inspecting Composite Parts - Skill Group Pathway


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Full program description


The inspection of a composite part is critical to ensuring the part meets its design requirements. This course introduces the different inspection techniques and the terms used in inspection of composite parts.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Understand the difference between destructive and nondestructive testing
  • Understand the difference between discontinuities, indications, flaws, and defects
  • List common flaws and defects of composite parts
  • List common nondestructive tests used with composite parts
  • Distinguish between qualified and certified NDE technicians
  • Understand the responsibilities of the different levels of NDE technicians
  • List common formats displayed by ultrasonic equipment
  • Use the correct technique to tap composite parts
  • Identify different devices used in tap inspections

Estimated completion time (hours): 4.6