Ultrasonic Inspection

Ultrasonic Testing Level 1 is designed to introduce the technician to the Ultrasonic Testing method within the Non Destructive Testing (NDT)/Non Destructive Examination (NDE) industry. Knowledge of Ultrasonic Testing is considered fundamental to the inspection of volumetric discontinuities and thickness measurements. The training course covers an introduction to basic principles and applications of Ultrasonic Testing through a series of lectures and labs. The course will cover both the theoretical and practical components necessary to meet the requirements of NRCan and CAN/CGSB-48.9712.  Please contact us if you have more questions about the course outline.  This course will prepare you for the NRCan UT Level 1 exams you need in order to obtain your UT1 CGSB certification.


Supporting documentation of the following must be submitted with your registration form in order to be registered for the Ultrasonic Testing Level 1 training course:

  • Proof of age (e.g., copy of photo ID, drivers license, or a passport).
  • Successful completion of a Materials and Processes course or an exam from an NRCan RTO.
  • Successful completion of an NDT Math course or an exam from an NRCan RTO.

**Please note that Registrants must meet all prerequisites before the registration will be completed.


Ultrasonic Testing Level 1 training course certificates will be issued to each student that successfully completes the course. Attendance will be recorded daily and in order to successfully pass the course, students must receive a grade of ≥70%.


Students are required to bring the following with them to class:

  • Scientific calculator, pens, pencils, and a ruler.
  • Closed toed shoes and pants are required for lab work.


All student manuals, text books, and handouts will be provided on the first day of the course.


Unless otherwise notified, classes are 8:30-16:30 Monday-Friday.


To apply, please reach out to the following email with your information: school@kova.com

In the email, please include:

  • Your full name,
  • Your phone number,
  • Your email,
  • If you meet the required pre-requisites,
  • And, which course you would like to apply for.

Please feel free to include any additional comments or questions you may have.