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 / 40 hours
(includes course & course exam)
Class Times: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Member $1,145 | Non-member $1,345
Credits: 3.7 CEUs
Certification Term: 4 years
Prerequisites: No

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LEVEL 2

Duration: 6 days / 45 hours
(includes course, course exam & 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 – 12:00 PM (Sat)
Cost: Member $1,545 | Non-member $1,745
Credits: 3.7 CEUs
Certification Term: 4 years
Prerequisites: Yes

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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.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Unit 1 – Roles and Responsibilities
  • Unit 2 – Terminology and Methods
  • Unit 3 – Safety
  • Unit 4 – Jobsite Layout
  • Unit 5 – Containment
  • Unit 6 – Surface Preparation
  • Unit 7 – Coating Types and Characteristics
  • Unit 8 – Coating Handling and Application
  • Unit 9 – Coating Inspection and Defects
  • Unit 10 – Preparation Before Beginning Work
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Location
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Dates: 12/9/2019 - 12/13/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: Newington, NH USA
Register By: 12/4/2019
Dates: 12/9/2019 - 12/13/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: Highland, IN USA
Register By: 12/4/2019
Dates: 12/9/2019 - 12/14/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: Highland, IN USA
Register By: 12/4/2019
Dates: 12/9/2019 - 12/14/2019
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: Newington, NH USA
Register By: 12/4/2019
Dates: 1/30/2020 - 2/4/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: Long Beach, CA USA
Register By: 1/8/2020
Dates: 1/30/2020 - 2/3/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: Long Beach, CA USA
Register By: 1/8/2020
Dates: 3/23/2020 - 3/27/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
Register By: 3/2/2020
Dates: 3/23/2020 - 3/28/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
Register By: 3/2/2020
Dates: 4/27/2020 - 5/1/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: Daytona Beach, FL USA
Register By: 4/6/2020
Dates: 4/27/2020 - 5/2/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: Daytona Beach, FL USA
Register By: 4/6/2020
Dates: 8/24/2020 - 8/28/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: Pompano Beach, FL USA
Register By: 8/3/2020
Dates: 8/24/2020 - 8/29/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: Pompano Beach, FL USA
Register By: 8/3/2020
Dates: 9/21/2020 - 9/25/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: Warren, MI USA
Register By: 8/31/2020
Dates: 9/21/2020 - 9/26/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: Warren, MI USA
Register By: 8/31/2020
Dates: 10/5/2020 - 10/9/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
Register By: 9/14/2020
Dates: 10/5/2020 - 10/10/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
Register By: 9/14/2020
Dates: 11/9/2020 - 11/13/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: St. Petersburg, FL USA
Register By: 10/19/2020
Dates: 11/9/2020 - 11/14/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: St. Petersburg, FL USA
Register By: 10/19/2020
Dates: 12/7/2020 - 12/11/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 1
Location: Newington, NH USA
Register By: 11/16/2020
Dates: 12/7/2020 - 12/12/2020
Event: Bridge Coatings Inspector Program (BCI) Level 2
Location: Newington, NH USA
Register By: 11/16/2020