NACE Training Coatings Courses

Cathodic Protection Program

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NACE is the destination for corrosion control and protective coatings professionals throughout the world. Its extensive offering of technical resources dedicated to the corrosion control and mitigation is unrivaled by any other association or organization. Likewise, its training solutions are in a category unto themselves.

Entrust your career development to NACE, the premiere provider of corrosion/coating training with the following courses, many of which can be stepping-stones toward the world’s most widely recognized and accepted certifications administered by the NACE International Institute (NII).

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Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)

Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) is one of the most well-known phenomena and major problems in the process industries.

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CIP Bridge eCourse

This course provides specialized training related to coating inspection of bridges.

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Coatings in Conjunction with Cathodic Protection (CCCP)

This course focuses on the control of metallic corrosion by protective coatings and cathodic protection, with coatings as the primary method of control supplemented by cathodic protection.

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Coatings Inspector Program Training

Combining classroom study, discussion, and hands-on practice, the courses introduce specifiers, applicators, inspectors, blasters, manufacturers, owner’s representatives, and technical salesmen to the basics of corrosion control, paint application and inspection, and project management in a way that results in billions of dollars in cost savings.

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Industrial Coating Application (ICA)

The Industrial Coating Application eCourse is a comprehensive training program based on the NACE No. 13/SSPC-ACS-1 standard that sets the criteria for a qualified workforce that can meet contractors' and facility owners' need for consistent, quality work completed accurately, safely, and at a reasonable cost.

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Introduction to Coatings Inspection eCourse (ICI)

ICI is an online, self-paced course that consists of 8, 30-minute modules introducing the fundamentals of coatings, as well as the purpose and role of a coating inspector on a coatings project.

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Marine Coating Technology

This course covers the fundamental issues that are specific to coatings in the marine industry.

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Math for the Coatings Professional eCourse

Choose between imperial and metric versions to brush up on critical math skills needed to succeed in the coatings industry.

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Nuclear Power Plant Training for Coating Inspectors

This course is designed specif ically to train coating inspectors to conduct inspections in nuclear power plants (NPPs), and is also used as a primer to familiarize non CIP-certified personnel with NPP coating requirements.

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Pipeline Coating Applicator (PCA) Training

This course is designed specif ically to train coating inspectors to conduct inspections in nuclear power plants (NPPs), and is also used as a primer to familiarize non CIP-certified personnel with NPP coating requirements.

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Protective Coating Specialist - Basic Principles (PCS 1)

The PCS 1 Basic Principles introduces both the theoretical and practical aspects of using coatings to control corrosion and the economic benefits of managing them. Common corrosion control coatings are def ined and when, how, and where they should be used.

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Protective Coating Specialist - Advanced (PCS 2)

The PCS 2 Advanced course provides advanced level technology topics related to protective coatings.

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Upcoming Courses


  • CIP Level 1

    Sunday, December 15 - Friday, December 20, 2019
    Columbus, OH, United States

  • CIP Level 1

    Sunday, December 15 - Friday, December 20, 2019
    Henderson, NV, United States

  • CIP Level 1

    Sunday, December 15 - Friday, December 20, 2019
    Houston, TX, United States

  • CIP Level 2

    Sunday, December 15 - Friday, December 20, 2019
    Aurora, IL, United States

  • CIP Level 2

    Sunday, December 15 - Friday, December 20, 2019
    Shanghai, China

  • CIP Level 2

    Sunday, December 15 - Friday, December 20, 2019
    Lanham, MD

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