BRIDGE COATINGS INSPECTOR PROGRAM (BCI)

Gain knowledge on the procedures and knowledge that are crucial to successful coatings inspection in the Bridge Coatings Inspector Program. When the time comes for increased job responsibilities, promotions or raises, BCI carries the accreditation of one of the oldest and most respected certifying organizations in the industrial coatings industry.

LEVEL 1

Duration: 5 days, Includes Course, Course Exam
Class Times: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Mon-Fri)
Cost: Member $1,095/ Non-Member $1,295
Credits: 3.7 CEUs
Certification Term: 4 years
Prerequisites: No

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LEVEL 2

Duration: 6 days, Includes Course, Course Exam and Certification Exam
Note: This 6 day program includes the Level 1 Program. The Level 1 Program is Day 1-5 and then the Level 2 Program is Day 6.
Class Times: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Mon-Fri); 8:00 AM – Noon (Sat)
Cost: Member $1,495/Non-Member $1,695
Credits: 3.7 CEUs
Certification Term: 4 Years
Prerequisites: Yes can be found at shop.sspc.org/training under this course decription

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RE-CERTIFICATION

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The BCI course covers the fundamentals of how to inspect surface preparation and application of protective coatings on bridge steel. These fundamentals are applicable to those who inspect coating work both in the shop and in the field. The course covers unique situations that will affect inspection in the field (e.g. containment, field safety hazards, changing weather conditions), as well as the fundamental inspection skills required to inspect new bridge steel painted in the shop, in the field or maintenance systems applied in the field.

EXAM CONTENT

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Nomenclature
  • Inspection and environmental safety
  • Preparation prior to beginning work
  • Mobilization
  • Surface preparation
  • Coating types and characteristics
  • Coating handling and application
  • Coating inspection and defects
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Dates: 8/26/2019 - 8/31/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - SSPC Hosted Training
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL USA
Register By: 8/5/2019
Dates: 8/26/2019 - 8/31/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - SSPC Hosted Training
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL USA
Register By: 8/5/2019
Dates: 9/9/2019 - 9/13/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Location: Frankfort, KY USA
Register By: 8/19/2019
Dates: 9/9/2019 - 9/13/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Location: Frankfort, KY USA
Register By: 8/19/2019
Dates: 10/7/2019 - 10/12/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - SSPC Headquarters
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
Register By: 9/16/2019
Dates: 10/7/2019 - 10/12/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - SSPC Headquarters
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
Register By: 9/16/2019
Dates: 11/4/2019 - 11/9/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - Vigor Industrial LLC
Location: Portland, OR USA
Register By: 10/14/2019
Dates: 11/4/2019 - 11/9/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - Vigor Industrial LLC
Location: Portland, OR USA
Register By: 10/14/2019
Dates: 11/11/2019 - 11/16/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - KTA-Tator, Inc.
Location: St. Petersburg, FL USA
Register By: 10/21/2019
Dates: 11/11/2019 - 11/16/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - KTA-Tator, Inc.
Location: St. Petersburg, FL USA
Register By: 10/21/2019
Dates: 12/9/2019 - 12/14/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - SSPC New England Chapter
Location: Newington, NH USA
Register By: 11/18/2019
Dates: 12/9/2019 - 12/14/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) - SSPC New England Chapter
Location: Newington, NH USA
Register By: 11/18/2019