Non-Destructive Testing Apprentice GB INSPECTIONS SYSTEMS LTD

During the Non-Destructive Testing Engineering Technician apprenticeship, the applicant will gain PCN qualifications that are internationally recognised. The applicant will also have the opportunity to shadow existing NDT technicians on and off site.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    There will be salary review throughout the apprenticeship, increasing based on competence and achieved goals.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday - 7.55am - 16.30pm Friday - 7.55am - 13.00pm 30 minute lunch break 15 minute morning break

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    23 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Refurbishing products by cleaning and re-calibrating.
  • Pre-testing ultrasonic devices according to guidelines and test criteria.
  • Fault-finding in terms of ultrasonic device’s performance and cosmetic defect.
  • Final-testing ultrasonic devices prior to despatch.
  • Data input into the internally designed test computer system.
  • Labelling products with the use of laser marking machine.

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship programme is designed to gain skills and technical expertise to become a certified NDT Operator in one NDT Method. This includes health and safety training, 1-to-1 mentoring, seminars, practical work experience sessions, and on-the-job training.

The candidates will keep records of their learning and experience throughout the programme and create a project report. The project will then be presented at the end-point assessment.

On successful completion of the apprenticeship scheme, further PCN qualifications will be gained. 

Qualifications include:

  • Internationally recognised certification in Level 2 Magnetic Testing or Level 2 Penetrant Testing
  • Non - Destructive Testing (NDT) Operator Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Further PCN qualifications could be gained after the conclusion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Flexible


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

GB Inspection has over 35 years’ experience of manufacturing high-quality ultrasonic transducers and supplying calibration blocks, cables and NDT equipment and consumables such as dye penetrant, MPI and ultrasound couplant. We also provide a comprehensive calibration and repair service to various industries such as automotive, marine, metals, oil and gas and aerospace industries.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Tracey Wilson

Apprenticeship standard

Non-destructive testing (NDT) operator

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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