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Coast Guard Basic Paint Inspector Course


Level: Advanced
Duration
: 5 Days / 40 Hours, Includes Course Exam
Class Times: 8:00 - 5:00
Cost: Member $1,095, Non-Member $1,295
Credits: 3.8 CEUs
Certification Terms: N/A
Prerequisites:
No


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Written Exam Retake Fee: $100 member; $200 non-member

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Course Description

This is a five-day inspection course that was developed to train coatings inspectors in those duties and responsibilities involved in inspecting surface preparation and application for the U.S. Coast Guard.


Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals of Corrosion
  • Corrosion Control
  • Mechanical Cleaning Methods
  • Abrasive Blast Cleaning
  • Waterjetting and Alternate Surface Preparation
  • Surface Preparation Method Selection
  • Coating Systems
  • Specialty Coatings and Surfaces
  • Coating Application
  • Nonskid
  • Safety
  • Documentation
  • Inspection and Check Points
  • Tank and Void Corrosion Assessment and Inspection

Benefits of Attending

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the steps required to achieve quality surface preparation and application.
  • Recognize the importance of coatings assessment.
  • Explain the inspector’s role in supporting Coast Guard activities through coatings quality assurance.
  • Describe the tools the inspector uses in quality assurance.

Course Format

  • Lecture and discussions
  • Demonstrations and workshops
  • Course Written Final Exam (closed book)

Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual that includes copies of relevant standards.


The written exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate and CEUs, you must attend all 40 hours of the course and attain a 70% or better score on the written final exam.


Who Should Attend

The written exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate and CEUs, you must attend all 40 hours of the course and attain a 70% or better score on the exam.


DoD Funded Training

Under the DoD Corrosion Prevention and Control Program, funding has been provided to train DoD, Army, Navy and Airforce personnel in SSPC’s C1 Course. For more information on how to take advantage of attending this course for free, contact Jennifer Merck at 877.281.7772, ext 2221 or merck@ sspc.org.


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