Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Prep

Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Prep

Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Prep Course

The Coating Application Specialist® – Preparation (formerly CAS – Refresher) is an overview of surface preparation and application covered in the "Body of Knowledge" of SSPC-ACS 1/NACE No. 13 Applicator Certification Standard No. 1, "Industrial Coating and Lining Application Specialist Qualification and Certification." This training program covers those topics for Level 1 in the areas of surface preparation and coating application. Level 1 training is especially designed for entry-level employees new to the coatings industry.

Who should attend?

  • Painting contractors
  • Paint applicators
  • Facility owner personnel
  • Contractor personnel who wish to obtain certification
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Why attend – benefits of attending

This course is a great way to prepare candidates for the CAS Level 1 and Level 2 Exams. The CAS Prep course helps those wanting to achieve certification and have experience and training in all aspects of surface preparation and coating application of complex industrial and marine structures.

What this course covers

  • Fundamentals of corrosion
  • Corrosion control
  • Mechanical cleaning methods
  • Abrasive blast cleaning
  • Waterjetting and alternate surface preparation
  • Surface preparation method selection
  • Coating systems
  • Coating application
  • Nonskid
  • Safety
  • Documentation
  • Inspection and check points
  • Tank and void corrosion assessment and inspection
1 Day Course
0.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


There are no required prerequisites for this course.

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