Part I of the course is provided online over a two-day period in a virtual classroom with a live instructor. In these first two days, you will learn the theory of coatings which includes:
- An introduction to coating fundamentals
- Coating types and curing mechanisms
- Specifications and standards
- And the role of the inspector
Students will receive the same manual, reference material, and coursework such as exercises, quizzes, and activities as in our traditional in-person classroom courses.
You will perform the in-person, real-world labs with your instructor face-to-face in an actual coatings lab. Practical sessions are now being scheduled in adherence with CDC and WHO guidelines so you can complete Part ll of the blended program. These are being offered at coatings facilities around the world.
CIP Blended Frequently Asked Questions
There are no required prerequisites for this course.
Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks.
End of course exam
A practical exam is administered at the end of the Coating Inspector Blended Program-Level 1 - Practical Classroom course. You will need to register separately for this course after completing the virtual classroom course. Successful completion of the exam is required to earn a certificate of completion.
Visit NACE International Institute for individual certification requirements. Requirements are specific to each certification and may include a combination of exams, application, course completion, work experience and proof of educational achievements. All certification and renewal applicants will be required to complete the NACE International ethics training program OR an equivalent training and provide proof of completion as part of the certification application or renewal process.