Training Facilities

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Our training facilities

To give students the proper skillsets and knowledge they need to succeed in the workplace, it’s important to have adequate training facilities where students can learn and practice on similar tools and equipment that they’ll use at their jobs.

That’s why, in addition to offering courses in more than 36 countries, NACE also has two dedicated Training Facilities — in Houston, Texas, USA, and Dubai, UAE.

The Elcometer Building: Houston, TX

  • Accommodates more than 3,000 students per year
  • More than 125 courses offered annually on campus
  • The first U.S. training center dedicated to corrosion education
  • Tools include: cathodic protection test field, industrial structure test sites, and industrial coatings blast and paint lab
  • Campus includes the $2.4 million, 15,000-square-foot Elcometer Building which opened in 2009

How to get there

From George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH):

  1. Exit the airport by heading east on Will Clayton Parkway
  2. Go south on I-69 for 12.3 miles
  3. Take I-610W for 7.2 miles
  4. Merge onto I-10W and go 14.5 miles
  5. Exit Barker-Cypress Road and stay on the frontage road before turning right onto South Creek

From William P. Hobby Airport:

  1. Exit the airport by heading east on Airport Blvd. and then north on Monroe Blvd.
  2. Head north on I-45 for 10.2 miles
  3. Merge onto I-10W and go 18.5 miles
  4. Exit Barker-Cypress Road and stay on the frontage road before turning right onto South Creek

Nearby hotels

Four Points by Sheraton Houston Energy Corridor

18861 Katy Freeway,
Houston, Texas 77094 USA
Tel: +1 281-492-6300

NACE International Training Center: Dubai, UAE

  • Located in the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) Campus, an 18 million-square-foot campus with restaurants, news agents, bookstores, retail shops, and a student recreational center
  • Entire suite of NACE courses offered
  • Includes 4,000-square-foot training center, with two dedicated training and exam rooms, opened in 2014

How to get there

From Dubai International Airport:

  1. Exit the airport by going east on Airport Road/D89 for 3.8 km
  2. Take the ramp to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and travel south for 7.7 km
  3. Exit Manama Road/D67 and go east for 4.6 km
  4. Turn right onto Academic City Road/D54
  5. After 2.6 km, take the second exit at the KHDA Roundabout

Nearby hotels

Crown Plaza Dubai

Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan Road
P.O. Box 23215
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 331 1111

Ibis Styles Dragon Mart

Al Awir Road E44 on Hatta Road
P.O. Box 68278
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 563 0000

Premier Inn Dubai Silicon Oasis

Off (E311) Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 382 1555

NACE International education by the numbers


Over 16,627 Students trained


Nearly 850 Courses held per year


42 Courses offered