Non-Destructive Testing News and Events


  • Meeting with the Chief Inspector – Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) to state the case of the Diploma in NDT qualification and seeking guidance for the registration of NDT as a professional career in the DEL database (2019).
  • DEL organised an ‘Imbizo’ of all NDT stakeholders in South Africa to chart a way forward under the auspices of one organisation for all NDT qualified personnel. The South African Qualification Certification Committee for NDT (SAQCC-NDT) was constituted, representing various industries and institutions (2020).
  • Ms N Nyambeni (J Lecturer at VUT), and representing higher education, becomes the only woman and the first secretary of the newly formed SAQCC-NDT. Under the guidance of DEL, its mandate is to pursue a statutory body for the registration of all NDT personnel in South Africa (2020).
  • MES through helping hand foundation donated R180 000.00 to the NDT department. The funding was allocated to three NDT students in June 2021.
  • 12 graduates offered opportunities by TUV-SUD to do Level 3 through SAIW (2020-2021).


Additional degree programmes

  • Post Graduate Diploma – NQF 8 (in development)
  • Advanced Diploma, NQF 7 Currently offered (2020)


 Latest Equipment purchased

  • An eddy current array detector (2020).
  • A new Infra-red Thermography machine (2019).