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Various NDE methods

Acoustic Emission TestingAE Electromagnetic TestingET Leak TestingLT Liquid Penetrant TestingPT Magnetic Particle TestingMT Neutron Radiographic TestingNRT Radiographic TestingRT Thermal/Infrared TestingTIR Ultrasonic TestingUT Vibration Analysis TestingVA Visual TestingVT

Training
There are a number of organizations that have produced documents that recommended or specify the minimum qualifications for certification including ASNT. SNT-TC-1A, The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Recommended Practice, Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing. ISO 9712, International Organization for Standards, Nondestructive testing -- Qualification and certification of personnel.