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SOWELA Offering Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Training with Scholarship Opportunities to Those that Qualify

Attend the March 21st NDT Informational Session to Learn More


SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a new 14-week training program for Nondestructive Testing (NDT) with class starting on Thursday, April 4. Spots are limited. Individuals interested in learning more can attend an informational session on Thursday, March 21, from 4-6 p.m. in SOWELA’s Regional Training Center Auditorium, 3749 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Lake Charles, LA 70615.

Those attending the informational session should bring a copy of their High School Diploma or HiSET (GED), as well as income verification, if possible (such as the last 30-day pay stub). In addition to learning about the program, attendees will hear about the NDT job market and financial aid and scholarship opportunities available to those that qualify.

To register for the session, visit www.sowela.edu/ndt or call the Office of Workforce Solutions at (337) 421-6560.

Nondestructive testing is a wide group of analysis techniques used in the science and technology industry to evaluate the properties of a material, component, or system without causing damage. Students will be introduced to Blueprint Reading and ISO Drawings. A 40-hour Radiation Safety training to prepare students to take the State Radiation Certification Test is also included. Credentials earned include Visual Testing, Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Radiography, and Ultrasonic Testing. 

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for 80 years and has locations in Jennings, Lake Charles, and Oakdale, LA.