Course Outline


  • Principles of corrosion
  • Corrosion protection
  • Selection of coating systems
  • Surface preparation methods and applicable standards
  • Paint constituents
  • Application methods and  applicable standards
  • Paint specifications and datasheets
  • Measurement and evaluation techniques and processes
  • Site and shop applications
  • Coating defects and failures
  • Definitions of coating related terms


  • Assessment of environmental conditions relating to coating application
  • Perform inspections on newly prepared substrates
  • Evaluate newly coated surfaces
  • Test various aspects of an established coating system and identify typical coating damage and failures.

These results and instructions are consequently used to generate suitable report sheets.

Course Duration
4 days and 1 day examination