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Feb03 InspirationalAINDT offers your complete training to get you started on a rewarding, high-paying career in nondestructive testing. NDT is a constantly-evolving field in high demand in all manner of industries, from transportation to utility and power. If you are looking for an NDT training school that offers all the training you need to get into a rewarding career in nondestructive testing, look no further than AINDT! Our blended learning program offers you the convenience of online NDT training from wherever you may live, followed by hands-on NDT training at our Baxter, MN facility. The combination of our online NDT curriculum, followed by 18 days of hands-on training using the most up-to-date NDT equipment will give you the skills needed to enter into a rewarding career in nondestructive testing. Our NDT training program includes all required study material and books for your online training, which takes approximately 6 months. Our training program will prepare you for NDT certification by an NDT employer. The online portion of your NDT training can be started at any time, and hands-on training is available 6 times per year (every other month starting in January) and will be scheduled at the student's discretion. With job placement assistance and an amazing new career waiting for you, call AINDT today for more information: (855) 313-0325. Instructors are waiting to speak with you!
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Ultrasonic Testing: 9 Experts Discuss One of the Smartest Technologies in NDT

Source: Berg Engineering & Sales Company, Inc.

"Ultrasonic testing is an NDT technology for detecting test piece discontinuities which may not be visible to the human eye. These defects can include cracks, corrosion, inclusions, porosity outside of specified tolerances, and voids. Ultrasonic testing devices pass ultrasonic sound waves into the test piece and measure the waves that reflect back to the device. The profile of the reflection is interpreted by software and the human operator to determine if the test piece is within spec.

In this article, we’ve interviewed several experts on ultrasonic testing. We hope to provide an overview of this technology and the good which it is doing in the world. We asked our panel of experts the following questions:

  1. How is ultrasonic testing creating a safer world?
  2. What advice do you have for someone who wants to start a career in ultrasonic testing?
  3. What is the most serious flaw you’ve ever detected via ultrasonic testing?"

To get expert answers to the above questions, click here.

If you want to learn more about one of the smartest technologies in NDT, talk to an American Institute of Nondestructive Testing Instructor today! 855-313-0325.

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Interest-Free Student Loans

Interest-Free Student LoansDid we get your attention? You read that right: interest-free student loans. AINDT wants to give you the best possible options for starting your new career in NDT. Not only is our program affordable, AINDT offers a variety of financing options to help you complete your training. Our entire Nondestructive Testing Technologies Certificate Program is just $9,995, the most affordable course in the NDT training industry. This includes all your course materials, as well as both online and hands-on portions of your training. AINDT is committed to offering the most comprehensive yet affordable training in the business. Your high-demand, high-salary career awaits with AINDT. Once your training is complete, we will even assist you in finding the perfect job placement to finish your certification. Find your niche. Perform a crucial service. Start your exciting new career today by calling 855-313-0325.

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Successful Start to Son's Career in NDT

"I am writing to let you know how happy my husband and I are with our decision to have our son Matthew train in NDT through your excellent program. As you know, he recently accepted an offer and began working at TEAM Industrial Testing in New Jersey. His training has him ahead of the curve for his position as an assistant Radiographer and that is a credit to your program.

Matthew is now working in refineries and power plants in and around the Philadelphia area and loves the challenge every day brings with his new career. He often talks of his great experience in the month of hands-on training in Baxter. The advice and life stories of your entire staff had a great impact on a young man who is both ambitious and excited about his future.

Matthew is the youngest of 6 children in our family, 5 of whom attended colleges and universities with varying degrees in diverse fields of education. It is safe to say his career outlook is as promising or even more so than some of his siblings. Your program casts new light on careers in the trade industry.

We wish you continued success with your program and will most certainly share our positive experience with others. Thank you again for giving our son a great education and an opportunity of a very bright future."

Barb and Paul C.

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"Dakota Access Seeking Public Input On Proposed Pipeline"


Source: “Dakota Access Seeking Public Input On Proposed Pipeline”Keloland Television, www.keloland.com

October 7, 2014, 5:55 PM by Jared Ransom 

“A plan to bring North Dakota oil south passes right through KELOLAND. The proposed Dakota Access pipeline would cut through more than a dozen counties in South Dakota and Iowa before ending in Illinois.”

Spokesperson Vicki Granado estimated 2,000 to 4,000 new construction jobs in South Dakota would be needed during the pipeline build. Specialized technical positions will be included in the hiring. 

Click Here to read the entire article.

Nondestructive Testing (NDT), Quality Control, and Quality Assurance are vital to the daily function of countless companies and civic-minded organizations.

NDT Examinations are necessary to ensure safety and reliability for companies, personnel, products, and the public. Pipelines, bridges, motor vehicles, buildings, aircraft, water craft, power stations, trains, pipelines, oil platforms, and refineries are all inspected using NDT testing methods.

As a graduate of the American Institute of Nondestructive Testing (AINDT) Baxter, MN, you will be qualified to start a career in Nondestructive Testing. Call 855-313-0325 to talk directly to an instructor to see if a career in NDT is right for you.

Click Here for more information on Career Opportunities in NDT. 

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Mike Rowe Testifies Before House Committee on Natural Resources

On April 29 2014 Mike Rowe testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources. The committee met to discuss "American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Skilled Trade Workers" 

Learn why The American Institute of Nondestructive Testing (AINDT) Baxter, MN could be a solution to this conversation. 

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Hybrid Learning / Blended Learning - What’s the Difference?



Blended learning happens everyday at the American Institute of Nondestructive Testing (AINDT) Baxter, MN. People talk about blended and hybrid learning - but what does it mean to you? 

AINDT is a private licensed career school that blends the best of both worlds - content and instruction delivered online for 11 weeks - when and how it works best for you followed-up by 4 weeks of training on-site. 

Students who attend AINDT love the blended learning approach - getting the latest data/instruction delivered to their mobile/tablet devices and then putting that knowledge to work in our state of the art training facility in Baxter, MN. 

The tuition costs include the 4 week stay in Baxter, MN so starting a career in NDT was never so affordable. 

Call 855-313-0325 for more information or to find out if a career in Nondestructive Testing is right for you. 

(Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blended_learning

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Great News Cast from CNBC - "Best Bets in U.S. Energy Boom"

Best Bets in U.S. Energy Boom

(Source: CNBC)

Pipelines could offer alternatives to rail and barge oil transportation, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

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A Needed Change Leads to A New Career!

Testimonial From Recent Graduate:

"At 38 being not exactly old and not exactly young I came to the realization that I needed a change.  Having spent most of my life as a bartender I have lived in many awesome locations and had some amazing experiences.  I regret nothing.   However serving people wears on you after years, benefits are mostly non existent and the opportunity for upward growth is rare.  I was living on Maui (poor me!) and getting by but not getting ahead.   It was a good life but I decided I wanted more.  I wanted a career.  I wanted to be challenged.  Also I wont lie, I wanted to make money.  

I am blue collar guy all the way.  Sitting around at an office job is just not for me.  A friend mentioned NDT to me.   I had barely ever heard of it.  So I started reading.   The more I read the more I liked.  A technical position where you aren't confined to an office and you get to use your brain as well as your hands.  Then I looked at the salaries these guys were making.  I couldn't believe it.  It sounded too good to be true.  The opportunities for advancement are almost endless.

I happened across this school program by a little bit of good fortune.  Its a new program and I was skeptical at first.   After talking with Jon on the phone a few times all of my concerns were alleviated.  These are good guys.   They mean what they say and they back it up.  From day one I have received all the support they promised and then some.  I received my online materials promptly just after Christmas Day 2013.   The next hands on training class was scheduled for March 2014.   I dug in and started the online coursework.  The program is laid out in a very straightforward manner.  The lectures and lessons are very informative.  There is a flashcard review section before every exam and the course guides you in the manner you need to learn these skills most efficiently.  I finished up my online work and made the trek to the lab in Baxter, MN to begin my four week hands on training.   Here we applied all the skills that were taught in the online course.  

The equipment is state of the art and the knowledge and passion of the instructors is evident in their level of patience and in the way they relate the knowledge to the hands on application. The support system is there forever and I really feel like these guys aren't just instructors, but friends I can count on for future advice.  Here it is mid April and I have finished all the training and received several job offers.  The first job offer came three weeks before I even finished the lab.  

I really feel like this is the opportunity that I have been looking for.  If you are interested in this field I challenge you to read more.  Read up on the salaries.  A ten second search on the internet will list 1000 or more jobs.  These guys are the real deal.   This may just be the answer you have been looking for as well. Three and a half months ago I was reading this website just like you are today.   Now I'm negotiating my first step into a new career."

Brad Byars  

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Transitioning from Contract to Full Time in the NDT Career Field

Are you an NDT contractor wondering how you make a smooth transition from contractor to full-time employee? Looking at the 2013 NDT Salary & Benefits survey results show a surge in hiring full-time positions. Have you experienced a dwindling pool of assignments as an independent contractor?

Click Here to read Michael Serabian's NDT Report about how hiring trends in the NDT and quality inspection fields can impact your career. 

The American Institute of Nondestructive Testing offers both a certificate program for people wanting to enter in the NDT career field as well as individual classes for those NDT professionals already in the field. For more information, click here or call 855-313-0325 to talk to an instructor. We look forward to connecting with you. 

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Convenient Online Courses for NDT Training


Online courses with the American Institute of NonDestructive Testing are available on your iPad, iPhone, or Android devices. Study, complete quizzes, watch video lectures and more all from your mobile device.

Not sure you have time to start a new career that will change your life?! Take courses at your convenience - when and where it works for you. In just 16 weeks you can have a new career in NDT Testing.

If you aren't sure if a new career in NDT Testing is right for you, contact an Instructor today to find out! 

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Thinking about a career in NonDestructive Testing?



Thinking about a career in NonDestructive Testing? The American Institute of NonDestructive Testing has Open Enrollment now until October 2nd. Don't delay - Classes for fall semester start October 7th! Call today to talk to an instructor about a new career in NDT 855-313-0325. 

Click Here to request a phone call from an Instructor today! Learn more about a career in NDT and our complete online training courses. 

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