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

Cathodic Protection 1 - Tutorial e-Course

Cathodic Protection 1 - Tutorials 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.

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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.