Shipboard Corrosion Assessment Training (S-CAT)

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Shipboard Corrosion Assessment Training (S-CAT)

The Shipboard Corrosion Assessment Training course provides a foundation of coatings, corrosion, and corrosion control knowledge for assessing the condition of tanks and other military ship structures, while determining the required actions necessary to effectively maintain fully operational status. The course equips the naval assessor with practical guidelines for surveying and evaluating the condition of the protective coating system on specif ic areas of U.S. Navy vessels.

Classroom instruction is comprised of lectures, discussions, and assessments.

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Who Should Attend

  • Coating inspectors
  • Shipyard planners
  • Design engineers
  • Type commander representatives
  • Port engineers

Learning Objectives

  • Perform visual assessments for all ship areas
  • Describe the various testing methods used during the evaluation
  • Determine corrosion control methods:
    • Design
    • Inhibitors
    • Protective coatings
    • Cathodic protection
    • Corrosion resistant materials
    • Alteration of environment
  • Utilize evaluation tools and equipment, such as a pit gauge and DFT gauge
  • Evaluate a corrosion protection system
  • Plan maintenance and manage inspection results in a Corrosion Control Information Management System (CCIMS)
  • Conduct a tank inspection using the Corrosion Control Assessment Maintenance Manual (CCAM)
  • Perform total tank scoring
  • Perform adhesion testing
5 Day Course
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Prerequisites

Required

There are no required prerequisites for this course.

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End of Course Exam

A practical exam is administered at the end of the course. Successful completion of the 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.