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Course - CIP Exam Course 1

The CIP Exam Course 1 completes the Level 1 training contained in the CIP Level 1 CD. This 3-day short course includes a practical lab at a coatings facility, hands-on training, team exercises, and both the written and practical exams.

Certification Awarded

Upon successful completion of the course and exams, the student will be recognized as a NACE Certified Coating Inspector – Level 1.

NACE is recognized as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Units by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). To receive CEUs, participants are required to be engaged in the entire course and successfully pass the final exam. At the conclusion of the course you will be asked to complete a course evaluation.

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Anyone who is interested in increasing his or her coating inspection knowledge, or wants to become NACE Coating Inspector Level 1–Certified, should attend this course.
No prior training is required; however completion of the CIP 1 Exam Course DVD (included with registration) is required for this course.
  • Surface Preparation Standards- SSPC VIS 1 and VIS 3
  • Inspection Documentation
  • Case Studies/Team Exercises
  • Field Practice Lab
  • In-class Instrument Practice Labs

  • CIP Exam 1 Manual
  • NACE Coating Inspector Program (CIP) DVD Set 1—Single License
Schedule Summary
 Start TimeEnd Time
Day 18:00 AM7:30 PM
Day 28:00 AM7:30 PM
Day 38:00 AM5:00 PM