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National Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body

NRCan NDTCB response to COVID-19 situation

With the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the NRCan NDTCB is working to ensure the health and safety of the public and our team members in accordance with all public safety guidelines. We are closely monitoring the situation and will adjust our business practices and client services rapidly as required. We remain at the ready to assist you as best as we can throughout this situation. We will keep you updated on any developments

At this time, certification processing and services are likely to be disrupted, delayed, and/or postponed. Temporary accommodations and extensions relating to initial certifications and renewals/recertifications will be provided for select candidates. Please visit our NDT Certification Body COVID-19 Program Updates page for more information.

Awareness of and compliance with the COVID-19 and health and safety protocols at training organizations/examination centres: Prior to booking training courses or examinations, clients should verify that they have the most up-to-date information about any local or specific health and safety protocols/requirements in place at the applicable training organization and/or examination centre.

New Electronic Payment System

The NDTCB has introduced an important update to its program for all users. An electronic payment system has been introduced to provide flexibility when applying for certification. Pre-authorized payment included with an application will still be processed. If payment is needed to process your application, you will receive a specific email from the NRCan NDTCB providing you with the appropriate payment link to our secure online payment system.

Information, applications, contact information, forms and examination guides for: 1. non-destructive testing (NDT) certification; 2. x-ray fluorescence analyzer (XRF) operator certification; and 3. exposure device operator (EDO) certification written examination.

About the NRCan National Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) manages the national program in Canada that certifies people who perform non-destructive testing (NDT).

Non-destructive testing certification

Read about, apply for or manage your non-destructive testing certification (NDT).

X-ray fluorescence analyzer operator certification

Read about, apply for or manage your certification for operators of portable x-ray tube-based fluorescence (XRF) analyzers.

Exposure device operator certification

Find out more about NRCan's role in administering the written examination for exposure device operators who want to become certified.

Directory of certified personnel

Find out about which non-destructive testing and x-ray fluorescence analyzer operators are currently certified.

NDT Certification Body forms and guides

Application forms, supplementary forms and examination guides for all three types of certification.

Contacting the NDT Certification Body

Contact the NRCan National Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body.

Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body COVID-19 Program Updates:

Find out important information about COVID-19 accommodations and extensions for certification exams, renewals and recertifications.

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