Coatings Foundations for Amusement Parks Micro-Credential

Amusement Parks Micro-Credential
90 Minutes
Member - $99.00 USD
Non-Member - $119.00 USD

Coatings Foundations for Amusement Parks Micro-Credential

The Coatings Foundations for Amusement Parks micro-credential is geared toward candidates who understand the need for corrosion control as it relates to amusement park assets. Candidates should understand the importance of coatings as it relates to corrosion control for amusement park assets and be able to explain the four components of a coating, why coatings are used, and the difference between generalized and localized corrosion. Candidates for this micro-credential includes coatings contractors, specification writers, amusement park safety and facility personnel, as well as amusement park owners / operators and maintenance personnel.

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    How to achieve the micro-credential

    1. Enroll and complete course requirements

      Successful completion of Controlling Corrosion in the Amusement Park Industry course

      This 90-minute eCourse uses videos to present a range of topics that include why coatings are applied in the amusement park industry, the basics of corrosion, coating fundamentals, coating selection, conducting coating surveys, and maintenance painting best practices.

    2. Take required exams

      Certification Exam – Coatings Foundations for Amusement Parks Exam

    3. Consent to conduct agreement

      Complete the Professional Code of Conduct (in My Certification Portal)

    Start Your Journey

    Certification candidates have four (4) years to complete all requirements, including successful completion of the exam, and an approved application with the required work experience and education requirements.

    Course prerequisites


    There are no required prerequisites for this course.

    Exam preparation guides

    Exam Preparation Guide

    Certification resources

    Remote Online Exam Proctoring and Examity Resources

    Ethics for the corrosion professional

    My certification portal

    Who should pursue and apply?

    • Coating contractors
    • Specification writers
    • Amusement park maintenance personnel
    • Amusement park safety and facility managers
    • Amusement park owners and operators

    Course learning objectives

    • Describe the four primary reasons in which coatings are used in the Amusement Park Industry
    • Explain how corrosion forms and the electrochemical process that occurs at the anodic and cathodic sites
    • State the difference between general and localized corrosion
    • Summarize the three factors that influence the rate of corrosion
    • Describe how coatings protect against corrosion
    • Explain the four components of a coating
    • State the factors that influence coating selection
    • Discuss how a coating survey is used to evaluate the condition of a structure/ride
    • Summarize the activities conducted in each of the three steps of maintenance painting

    Course completion and end of course exam

    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.

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