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SOTC Class Schedule & Registration

System One Technical Training Center (SOTC) offers a 448 hour Nondestructive Testing & Quality training program and a 112 hour Certified Pipeline Construction Inspector Training Course.

System One has been operating a State of Pennsylvania private licensed school for more than 30 years to develop qualified NDE technicians for the energy industry.  SOTC provides the right combination of classroom and laboratory NDT training to support industry standards of Level I and Level II qualifications according to the guidelines of: SNT-TC-1A, ASNT/ANSI CP-189, NAS-410, and MIL-STD-410. Courses are registered with the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) for awarding Continuing Education Units.

NDT Training Program Course Overview

System One, Cheswick, PA

(12 week program or individual modules)


Introduction to Nondestructive Testing  
Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT)  

Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)

Weld Inspection Technology  
Radiographic Testing (RT)  
Interpretation of Codes, Standards & Specifications  
Quality Concepts/Receipt Inspection  
QC Mechanical Inspection  
Ultrasonic Testing (UT)  
Visual Examination (VT-1, -2, -3)  



Certified Pipeline Construction & Welding Inspector Training Course

The Certified Pipeline Construction & Welding Inspector Training Course offered at System One's Cheswick facility, is a classroom-based course designed to provide a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of generally accepted engineering practices and code requirements for pipeline construction inspectors. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate through a series of evaluative exercises that they are certified to oversee and/or inspect the quality of the pipeline construction work performed as evidenced by their knowledge of construction inspection applicable codes, standards, regulating agencies, government underwriters and company specifications. 

System One’s Certified Pipeline Construction Inspector and Operator Qualification training has been approved and certified by the DOT recognized bodies Veriforce, MEA, and NCCER. Certified as an instructor and proctor for all three of these firms, our Director of Oil and Gas Training brings a unique background and extensive professional qualifications to the learning environment. With a career built on 20 years as a Public Utilities Commission inspector and deep familiarity with Operator Qualification protocols and processes, he provides a strong foundation for student success.

For more information, please see our course brochure.

System One Technical Training Center currently offers programs at:


System One  
1200 Watercrest Way  
Suite 1210  
Cheswick, PA 15024  
(Allegheny County)  

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Please contact us directly to learn if the SOTC can support your company's training needs or your individual career plans at 724.275.9970.

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