Course Outline

THEORY: 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.

PRACTICAL: 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