FUNDAMENTALS OF PROTECTIVE COATINGS (C1)*

The Fundamentals of Protective Coatings course was designed to provide a comprehensive overview for those new to the protective coatings industry or those needing a refresher. By taking this course you are setting yourself up to become an expert; taking on the most difficult assignments and troubleshooting when problems arise.

* Online course now available in Spanish!

ONSITE

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

More Information
Exam Only

ONLINE

Level: Basic
Duration: 16-Week Semester
Includes: Written Online Exam
Class Times: n/a
Cost: Member – $845, Non-Member – $1,045, Flex Points – 15
Credits: 3.8 CEUs
Certification Term: n/a
Prerequisites: No
Languages: English, Spanish

SSPC’s on-demand eCourses are ideal for students unable to attend a regular, public offering. Our eCourses feature the same units that are used in onsite classes but are available completely online over a 16-week period, allowing students to complete each component at their own pace.

eCourse – English
eCourse – Spanish

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course provides a practical and comprehensive overview for those who are new to the protective coatings industry. It is also an ideal refresher for reviewing the fundamentals of corrosion and the use of coatings as a protective mechanism against corrosion and deterioration of industrial structures.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Corrosion and corrosion control
  • Coating types and their mechanisms and protection
  • Surface preparation for painting
  • Application of coatings
  • Inspection and quality control
  • Coatings for steel structures
  • Coating degradation, defects, and failures
  • Coating of concrete surfaces
  • Safety in painting operations
Under the DoD Corrosion Prevention and Control Program, funding has been provided for certain courses to train DoD, Army, Navy, and Air Force personnel. For more information on how to take advantage of attending a course for free, click the icon to the left.
SSPC’s training and certifications are recognized by several agencies both internationally and domestically.
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Dates: 9/16/2019 - 9/20/2019
Event: Fundamentals of Protective Coatings (C1)
Location: Grand Rapids, MI USA
Register By: 8/26/2019
Dates: 10/14/2019 - 10/18/2019
Event: Fundamentals of Protective Coatings (C1)
Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA USA
Register By: 9/23/2019
Dates: 10/21/2019 - 10/25/2019
Event: Fundamentals of Protective Coatings (C1)
Location: Winnipeg, MB Canada
Register By: 9/30/2019
Dates: 11/4/2019 - 11/8/2019
Event: Fundamentals of Protective Coatings (C1)
Location: Norfolk, VA USA
Register By: 10/14/2019
Dates: 11/4/2019 - 11/8/2019
Event: Fundamentals of Protective Coatings (C1)
Location: Leduc, AB Canada
Register By: 10/14/2019