Education & Certification

AMPP Education

Building careers in materials protection and corrosion control

Materials protection and performance is at the heart of our education and certification programs. Corrosion mitigation, protective coating application and maintenance require honed skill sets. We look to provide individuals and business with training that backs our mission of protecting society, assets, and the environment.

Industries we serve:

  • Energy: Oil & gas, power generation, renewable energy
  • Transportation: Pipelines, bridges, railways, airports
  • Construction: Buildings, water & wastewater treatment facilities, dams
  • Marine: Ships, offshore platforms, ports, shipping containers

Training for Individuals

Our training and certification programs are led by industry experts to set you up for a successful career in cathodic protection, coatings inspection, or coatings application. Start your journey with an AMPP program.

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Training for businesses

Learn how your business can offer AMPP education and certification to your employees or customers. We offer a range of partnerships each with their own level of involvement. Become an AMPP training partner today.

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World wide training

Global training network: Learn with AMPP anywhere in the world

Experience top-tier training at our dedicated facilities in key locations like Houston, Texas, USA; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; and Dubai, UAE. Each site is meticulously vetted to meet our exacting standards. We ensure that all our licensees, public training providers, and course venues are equipped with the latest equipment, optimal classrooms, and essential resources. This commitment to quality guarantees that wherever you choose to study, you receive the same high caliber training that AMPP is renowned for.

Expand your horizons with AMPP’s worldwide training – quality education, everywhere you are.

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Industry-recognized certifications 

Our certifications are steeped in decades of industry experience and adhere to rigorous standards. Obtaining one is testament to expertise and dedication in the field of materials protection and corrosion control.

Why AMPP Certifications

Certification resources

Keeping your certification current is crucial in the ever-evolving field of materials protection and corrosion control. At AMPP, we provide a suite of resources dedicated to ensuring your credentials remain up-to-date and relevant. 

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Tailor the learning experience

We offer a variety of programs delivered online and in-person. Our full catalog covers Coatings Inspection, Cathodic Protection, Coatings, Corrosion, Coatings Application, and more. 

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Become an AMPP instructor

Become an AMPP instructor

Would you like to share your knowledge of corrosion and coatings? Pass on your knowledge to the next generation of coatings and corrosion professionals. Apply today to become an instructor for AMPP.

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Volunteer with AMPP

Participate in exam development, course translations, materials updates, and more! AMPP wants its members and subject matter experts to aid our dedicated staff on a number of projects. See what’s available in our Volunteer Portal Today.

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Course schedule

Use our course registration tool to schedule your next course.

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Check exam results

AMPP is pleased to offer digital credentialing to replace your current physical certification cards.

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Find a certified professional

Looking for a certified credential holder for a project or need to verify a certification? We’ve got you covered.

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My certification portal

My Certification Portal is your one-stop location for all your certification needs.



Student code of conduct

The core values of AMPP are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each student is expected to uphold these values through integrity, honesty, trust, fairness, and respect toward peers, instructors, staff, and community. In addition, students are expected to abide by all state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations.

Failure to uphold these values could result in, up to and including, revocation of membership, revocation of certification and/or denial of attendance in a current or future class offering.

Education Accreditation

IACET accreditation

We have been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, we have demonstrated that we comply with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider status, we are authorized to offer IACET CEUs for programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.