Take this course to get a fundamental understanding of corrosion, commonly used materials and processes in the aerospace industry, and corrosion prone areas of an airframe that warrant special consideration when designing and sustaining an airframe.


Level: Advanced
Duration: 4 days / 32 hours (includes written exam)
Class Times: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Member $1,020 | Non-member $1,220
Credits: 3.0 CEUs
Certification Term: N/A
Prerequisites: No
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The objective of this course is to support corrosion prevention and control during the lifecycle of the Department of Defense systems. The course familiarizes engineers with corrosion mitigation, coating application, and inspection practices through multiple workshops and problem-solving exercises.


  • Applicable military documents
  • Corrosion control and basics
  • Surface Preparation for Painting
  • Surface preparation
  • Coating qualification, validation, and verification
  • Coating types and applications
  • Safety
  • Coating defects and failures
  • Coating and corrosion inspection
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Dates: 9/28/2020 - 10/1/2020
Event: Aerospace Engineer Coating Application Training
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Event: Aerospace Engineer Coating Application Training
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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