Using SSPC-PA 2 Effectively

Using SSPC-PA 2 Effectively

Using SSPC-PA 2 Effectively eCourse

SSPC-PA 2 is one of the most frequently specified standards for frequency and acceptability of dry film thickness measurements.

This 90-minute eCourse demonstrates how to complete the measurements described in the SSPC-PA 2 standard. Through visual examples, many filmed at an actual job site, students will learn the frequency of spot measurements on pipe spools, test panels, coated steel beams and pipe sections. Students will also gain valuable practice in determining whether the film thickness in a given area conforms to the various coating thickness restriction levels outlines within the SSPC-PA 2 standard.

Who should attend

  • Facility Owners
  • Specifiers
  • Inspectors
  • Supervisors
  • QA/QC personnel
  • Engineering firms
  • Project managers
  • Coating manufacturers or sales reps
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Learning objectives

  • Measure dry film thickness of an applied coating in accordance with SSPC PA-2
  • Describe the procedure for determining conformance to dry coating thickness requirements per SSPC PA-2.

Course completion

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. All certification and renewal applicants will be required to complete the AMPP ethics training program OR an equivalent training and provide proof of completion as part of the certification application or renewal process.

End of course exam

Upon successful completion of the end of module assessment, students will receive a printable certificate of completion and 2 PDHs.

90 minutes
2 Professional Development Hours (PDH)


No prior training or experience is required.

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