This page will provide you with a list of all training and certification programs offered by SSPC that deal with how to become a certified coatings inspector. SSPC’s coating inspector programs focus on the inspection of coatings applied to steel surfaces and concrete. The programs offer coatings professionals a new way to become certified as a coatings inspector. In the past, inspection students and their employers were subjected to several weeks of costly downtime and scattered travel to attend the training required to gain certification. SSPC has streamlined the process to five days + one day of certification exams by focusing on the procedures and knowledge that are absolutely crucial to successful coatings inspection.