Course Description

The course is designed for technical personnel in industry who have to tackle coating problems related to metals but do not have the specialised knowledge and training in the subject. It provides course participants with sufficient knowledge and expert guidance to use the best methods to solve or at least to cope with coating proble ms frequently encountered or likely to be confronted.

Informative case studies on coating failures will bring actual industrial problems and their solutions into the classroom.

Course Content

  • Duties of the inspector
  • Introduction to corrosion
  • Surface preparation
  • Introduction to coatings technology
  • Coating application methods
  • Coating failure, coating repair and maintenance
  • Inspecting the environment
  • Inspection of coating material and its application
  • Safety and quality assurance
  • Logbook scheme (Documentation)

Who Should Attend

Plant Maintenance Engineers and Supervisors, Materials Engineers, Design, Manufacturing, Mechanical and Inspection Engineers, Quality Assurance/Control Personnel, Chemical Treatment Personnel, Protective Coating and Lining Personnel and all personnel whose responsibilities are in making decisions and exercising judgement concerning protective coating in the following industries:

  • Oil Refinery
  • Petrochemical
  • Power Generation and Power Stations
  • Offshore Fabrication and Maintenance
  • Shiprepair and Construction
  • Metal Fabrication and Maintenance
  • Chemical Treatment and Protective Coating (e.g. painting) industries


Part time -  48hrs, 6:00pm to 9:00pm, Monday to Friday