• NACE equips society to protect people, assets and
    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.

Cathodic Protection Fundamentals: Math & Electricity e-Course


Walk into the cathodic protection classroom or field with a strong math, electricity, and chemistry foundation gained from this course. This course provides a thorough review of basic math, chemistry, and electrical fundamentals through step-by-step examples, self-study practice problems, and downloadable job-aids.

This 2-hour short course includes audio narration with transcripts and on-demand viewing and bookmarking capabilities that enable you to complete the course as your schedule allows.

Individual Pricing

Member - $199.00 USD
Non-Member - $249.00 USD

Group or Corporate Pricing

To learn more about options please contact the Senior Manager of the Education Portfolio

Who Should Attend

Anyone in the cathodic protection industry who needs to understand the calculations and electrical functions involved when working in cathodic protection. This course also serves as a solid prep for CP1 or a great review before CP2.


No prior training or experience is required, however the ability to perform math calculations using a scientific calculator (algebra, fractions, exponents, and conversions) is recommended.

Course Description:

Math Principles

  • • Add and subtract fractions
  • • Calculate exponents
  • • Convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions
  • • Convert decimals to percentages and percentages to decimals
  • • Use the order of operation rule when completing equations

Basic Electricity & Electrical Fundamentals

  • • Define electricity
  • • Define current, resistance, voltage, and power
  • • Understand the relationship amongst current, resistance, voltage, and power
  • • Comprehend basic electrical diagrams
  • • Apply Ohm’s Law to calculate current, resistance, and voltage
  • • Convert electrical units of measurement
  • • Contrast and compare series and parallel circuits
  • • Solve basic problems and calculations for series and parallel circuits


Students will earn a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the e-Learning course.