Concrete is one of the most widely used materials in the world, making well-protected concrete the foundation for most of the industrial industry. From applicator to engineer, CCB is designed to provide a strong and necessary foundation for all individuals in the concrete coating industry.


Level: Basic
Duration: 16 week semester (includes written exam)
Class Time: N/A
Cost: Member $400 | Non-member $600 | Flex Points 6
Credits: 1.6 CEUs
Certification Terms: N/A
Prerequisites: N/A

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The online course provides a practical and comprehensive overview for those who are new and inexperienced to the concrete coating industry. This course is designed to provide basic training to concrete coating contractors and is a mandatory prerequisite for individuals seeking Concrete Coating Inspector Certification. This course also meets the practical training requirements of SSPC QP 8, Section 4.4, which requires that each job crew chief and each QC Manager complete a minimum 2-day overview of concrete components, coating and surfacing types, surface preparation and substrate repair techniques based on SSPC Guide 20, Procedures for Applying Thick Film Coatings and Surfacings Over Concrete Floors.


  • Concrete composition
  • Coating and surfacing concrete
  • Concrete condition assessment
  • Concrete joint and crack repair
  • Concrete surface preparation
  • Readiness prior to installation
  • General installation guidelines
  • Selection of concrete coatings
  • Concrete coating application methods
  • Post-installation quality assurance


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