COATING APPLICATION SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (CAS)

CAS is designed to certify individual craftworkers that have experience and hands-on surface preparation and coating application of complex industrial and marine structures. It is a certification of excellence that elevates the industry standard and proves your devotion to being a coatings professional.

LEVEL 1

Level: Basic
Duration: .5 day / 1 hour
(includes written exam)
Class Times: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: Member $250 | Non-member $350
Credits: N/A
Certification Term: N/A
Prerequisites: No

WRITTEN EXAM

LEVEL 2 INTERIM STATUS

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 2 days / 16 hours
Class Times: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost:
Written Exam:
Member $200| Non-member $300
Hands-On Exam:
Member $675 | Non-member $775
Credits: N/A
Certification Term: 3 years
Prerequisites: Yes

HANDS-ON EXAM
WRITTEN EXAM

LEVEL 2 FULL STATUS

Level: Advanced
Duration: 2 days / 16 hours
Class Times: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost:
Written Exam:
Member $200| Non-member $300
Hands-On Exam:
Member $675 | Non-member $775
Credits: N/A
Certification Term: 3 years
Prerequisites: Yes

HANDS-ON EXAM
WRITTEN EXAM

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The SSPC Coating Application Specialist Certification Program is designed to certify those individual craft workers who have experience and training in all aspects of hands-on surface preparation and coating application of complex industrial and marine structures, according to the requirements of the SSPC Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Program. This certification program also meets the requirements of ISO 17024. Facility owners, contractors, or certifying agencies may use this program for certification of Application Specialists for other substrates or conditions, as considered appropriate.

EXAM CONTENT

Level 1
The SSPC Coating Application Specialist Level 1 exam consists of basic knowledge of industrial coatings and linings

Level 2
The SSPC Coating Application Specialist Level 2 certification program requires passing a closed-book written exam drawn from the core areas of SSPC’s Transition Plan. “Body of Knowledge”:

  • Environmental, Safety, and Health
  • Surface Preparation
  • Coating Application
  • Equipment/Troubleshooting

The hands-on portion of the testing certifies proficiency in abrasive blasting and coating application using conventional or airless spray. A minimum grade of 70% is required on the written exam and a minimum grade of 90% is required on the hands-on, practical exam in order for a painter to be considered for (CAS) certification.

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Dates: 11/10/2019 - 11/10/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Honolulu, HI USA
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Dates: 11/12/2019 - 11/12/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Springfield, NJ USA
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Dates: 11/12/2019 - 11/12/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Springfield, NJ USA
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Dates: 11/12/2019 - 11/13/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Springfield, NJ USA
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Dates: 12/6/2019 - 12/6/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: West Sacremento, CA USA
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Dates: 12/11/2019 - 12/12/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 12/11/2019 - 12/12/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 1/31/2020 - 1/31/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Long Beach, CA USA
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Dates: 1/31/2020 - 1/31/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Long Beach, CA USA
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Dates: 1/31/2020 - 2/1/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Long Beach, CA USA
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Dates: 1/31/2020 - 1/31/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Long Beach, CA USA
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Dates: 2/4/2020 - 2/5/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Newington, NH USA
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Dates: 2/4/2020 - 2/4/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Newington, NH USA
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Dates: 2/4/2020 - 2/4/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Newington, NH USA
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Dates: 2/4/2020 - 2/4/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Newington, NH USA
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Dates: 2/11/2020 - 2/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Norfolk, VA USA
Register By: 1/20/2020
Dates: 2/11/2020 - 2/12/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Norfolk, VA USA
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Dates: 2/11/2020 - 2/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Norfolk, VA USA
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Dates: 2/11/2020 - 2/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Norfolk, VA USA
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Dates: 2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
Register By: 1/28/2020
Dates: 2/19/2020 - 2/20/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Theodore, AL USA
Register By: 1/28/2020
Dates: 2/19/2020 - 2/20/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: La Porte, TX USA
Register By: 1/28/2020
Dates: 2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 2/26/2020 - 2/26/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 2/26/2020 - 2/26/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 2/26/2020 - 2/27/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 2/26/2020 - 2/26/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 4/8/2020 - 4/8/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Zephyrhills, FL USA
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Dates: 4/8/2020 - 4/8/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Zephyrhills, FL USA
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Dates: 4/8/2020 - 4/9/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Zephyrhills, FL USA
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Dates: 4/8/2020 - 4/8/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Zephyrhills, FL USA
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Dates: 5/6/2020 - 5/7/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 5/6/2020 - 5/6/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 5/6/2020 - 5/6/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 5/6/2020 - 5/6/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 5/13/2020 - 5/13/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 5/13/2020 - 5/14/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 5/13/2020 - 5/13/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 5/13/2020 - 5/13/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 6/11/2020 - 6/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 6/11/2020 - 6/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 6/11/2020 - 6/12/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 6/11/2020 - 6/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 6/16/2020 - 6/16/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 6/16/2020 - 6/17/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 6/16/2020 - 6/16/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 6/16/2020 - 6/16/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 6/18/2020 - 6/18/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 6/18/2020 - 6/18/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 6/18/2020 - 6/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 6/18/2020 - 6/18/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 6/20/2020 - 6/21/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Chesapeake, VA USA
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Dates: 6/20/2020 - 6/20/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Chesapeake, VA USA
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Dates: 6/20/2020 - 6/20/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Chesapeake, VA USA
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Dates: 6/20/2020 - 6/20/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Chesapeake, VA USA
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Dates: 7/22/2020 - 7/22/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 7/22/2020 - 7/22/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 7/22/2020 - 7/23/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 7/22/2020 - 7/22/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 8/20/2020 - 8/20/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 8/20/2020 - 8/21/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 8/20/2020 - 8/20/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 8/20/2020 - 8/20/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 9/17/2020 - 9/18/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Jacksonville, FL USA
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Dates: 9/17/2020 - 9/17/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Jacksonville, FL USA
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Dates: 9/17/2020 - 9/17/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Jacksonville, FL USA
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Dates: 9/17/2020 - 9/17/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Jacksonville, FL USA
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Dates: 9/19/2020 - 9/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Chesapeake, VA USA
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Dates: 9/19/2020 - 9/20/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Chesapeake, VA USA
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Dates: 9/19/2020 - 9/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Chesapeake, VA USA
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Dates: 9/19/2020 - 9/19/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Chesapeake, VA USA
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Dates: 9/22/2020 - 9/22/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 9/22/2020 - 9/23/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 9/22/2020 - 9/22/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 9/22/2020 - 9/22/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 9/23/2020 - 9/23/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 9/23/2020 - 9/23/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 9/23/2020 - 9/23/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 9/23/2020 - 9/24/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 10/1/2020 - 10/2/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Anaheim, CA USA
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Dates: 10/1/2020 - 10/1/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Anaheim, CA USA
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Dates: 10/1/2020 - 10/1/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Anaheim, CA USA
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Dates: 10/1/2020 - 10/1/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Anaheim, CA USA
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Dates: 10/22/2020 - 10/22/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 10/22/2020 - 10/23/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 10/22/2020 - 10/22/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 10/22/2020 - 10/22/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA
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Dates: 11/11/2020 - 11/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Zephyrhills, FL USA
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Dates: 11/11/2020 - 11/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Zephyrhills, FL USA
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Dates: 11/11/2020 - 11/12/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Zephyrhills, FL USA
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Dates: 11/11/2020 - 11/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Zephyrhills, FL USA
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Dates: 11/17/2020 - 11/17/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 11/17/2020 - 11/17/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 11/17/2020 - 11/17/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 11/17/2020 - 11/18/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Portland, OR USA
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Dates: 12/9/2020 - 12/9/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 12/9/2020 - 12/10/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 12/9/2020 - 12/9/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 12/9/2020 - 12/9/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: La Porte, TX USA
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Dates: 12/10/2020 - 12/11/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Hands On Exams
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 12/10/2020 - 12/10/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Interim-Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 12/10/2020 - 12/10/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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Dates: 12/10/2020 - 12/10/2020
Event: Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 2 Full - Written
Location: Theodore, AL USA
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