CP 4 - Cathodic Protection Specialist

Cathodic Protection 4

Cathodic Protection 4 - Specialist (CP4)

The CP 4 – Cathodic Protection Specialist course focuses on the principles and procedures for CP design on a variety of structures for both galvanic and impressed current systems. The course discusses theoretical design concepts, considerations that influence the design (environment, structure type/materials of construction, coatings), design factors, and calculations (including attenuation).

Classroom instruction is comprised of lecture, in-class discussion, and practice with design calculations on various structures (i.e., pipelines, tanks and well casings, offshore applications, and steel reinforcing in concrete structures).

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Who Should Attend

Individuals with experience in CP systems including:

  • Design
  • Installation
  • Maintenance

Learning Objectives

  • Design complete CP systems in a variety of industry applications including water tanks, aboveground and underground storage tanks, and pipelines
  • Demonstrate knowledge of rectif ier and ground bed installation, along with source code calculations and protective coatings
  • Perform corrosion analysis on the job site
  • Manage and direct f ield tests
  • Apply new technologies to existing CP programs
  • Provide formal training to understudies on basic and advanced CP concepts
  • Recall and comply with codes, regulations, reporting procedures, and standard practices

Included Course Material

  • CP4 - CP Specialist Student Manual on CD
6 Day Course
English

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Prerequisites

Required

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Recommended

  • Cathodic Protection 3 – Technologist or equivalent training
  • To be successful in this course, it is strongly recommended that students have completed college or university-level courses in algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, and have significant practical experience in CP design.

End of Course Exam

An essay-based exam is administered at the end of the course. Successful completion of the essay-based exam is required to earn a certificate of completion.

Certification Requirements

Visit NACE International Institute for individual certification requirements. Requirements are specific to each certification and may include a combination of exams, application, course completion, work experience and proof of educational achievements.