Waterjet cleaning is used in the aerospace, heavy equipment, and industrial industry to remove coatings, material, or contamination fro the surface. In this course, gain expert skills and knowledge on this environmentally friendly method for coating removal.


Level: Intermediate
Duration: 2 days / 16 hours (includes written exam & hands-on assessment)
Class Times: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Member $845 | Non-member $1,045
Credits: 0.6 CEUs
Certification Term: 5 years
Prerequisites: Yes
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This program assesses the skills of waterjetters who have a minimum of 120 hours waterjetting work experience and prior documented employer-provided training on the waterjetting equipment they use on the job. Candidates are certified through a brief, written exam and a practical, hands-on skill assessment. This is not a training program for beginners. It is a certification program for waterjetters meeting specific experience requirements.


  • Surface preparation overview
  • Basic safety awareness overview
  • Equipment and productivity
  • Review of waterjet cleaning to SSPC/NACE waterjet standard levels and use of SSPC VIS 4/NACE VIS 7
  • Review of wet abrasive blasting
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