CP 2 - Cathodic Protection Tester Blended

Cathodic Protection 2 BLended

Cathodic Protection 2 - Technician
Blended Program

NACE is now delivering a virtual alternative to CP2 that students can take anywhere. Don’t put your learning on hold due to recent disruptions. Learn from home, or wherever you are, with the new CP2 Technician Blended Program. Led by the same trusted CP-Certified NACE instructors, only virtually.

So what does a blended program look like?

Part I (Virtual Classroom) of the course is provided online over a two-day period, in a virtual classroom with a live instructor. Part II (Practical Classroom) of the course is three days of in-person instruction with hands-on training, including using equipment and instruments for CP testing. Check back frequently as the in-person courses are now being scheduled in certain areas.  We are adding new locations as restrictions are being lifted in each region.

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Who Should Attend:

This program benefits anyone responsible for supervising CP systems, measuring the effectiveness of CP systems, and/or recording this data, including:

  • CP field personnel
  • Technicians

Virtual Classroom:

Part I of the course is provided online over a two-day period in a virtual classroom with a live instructor. In these first two days, learning objectives include:

  • Recall the code requirements related to CP
  • Explain the importance of periodic surveys, including IR-Free readings, polarization decay tests, and current measurements
  • Maintain documentation and records, including data plotting analysis
  • Test and troubleshoot rectifier component parts

Students will receive the same manual, reference material, and coursework such as exercises, quizzes, and activities you would receive in our traditional in-person classroom courses.

Practical Classroom:

You will perform the in-person, hands on training including using equipment and instruments for CP testing with your instructor face-to-face. Practical sessions are now being scheduled in adherence with CDC and WHO guidelines so you can complete Part ll of the blended program. Learning objectives include:

  • Define the purpose and uses of corrosion coupon test stations
  • Perform advanced field tests (including current requirement test, shorted casing test, IR drop test, soil resistivity, and interference tests) and evaluate the results
  • Perform tests to verify the presence of stray current interference and recommend method(s) to mitigate the interference
  • Conduct and understand the importance of periodic surveys, including IR-Free readings, polarization decay tests, and current measurements
  • Describe AC voltage and the methods of mitigation

CP2 Blended Frequently Asked Questions


CP Tester Blended
5 Day Course
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Prerequisites

Required

A comprehensive knowledge of electrochemistry, electricity, electrical laws, series and parallel circuits, meter operation, and CP fundamentals are necessary for understanding the material in this course.

Recommended

End of course exam

A practical exam is administered at the end of the Cathodic Protection Blended Program – CP2 Practical Classroom course. You will need to register separately for this course after completing the virtual classroom 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.