Corrosion Prevention and Control Management eCourse

General Corrosion

Corrosion Prevention & Control (CPC) Management eCourse

CPC planning is the most efficient method for effectively addressing and reducing the impact of corrosion at every stage of a product or facility’s lifecycle. This eCourse walks through the NACE SP21412-2016/SSPC-CPC 1 standard, diving into the key aspects of CPC planning for products and facilities. It covers: attributes that impact CPC planning; considerations for material selection and design to minimize corrosion; and items that should be addressed in CPC planning which affect CPC in design, fabrication and construction, operation and use, and maintenance and sustainability.

This 2-hour short course includes audio narration with transcripts and on-demand viewing and bookmarking capabilities that enable you to complete the course as your schedule allows.

Group or Corporate Pricing: To learn more about group pricing for 10 or more students, please contact the Senior Manager of Education Business Development.

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Who should attend

Anyone who is responsible for developing corrosion prevention and control policies or plans, including:

  • Public and private facility owners
  • Managers
  • Technicians
  • Suppliers
  • Inspectors
  • Procurement officers
  • Project managers

Learning objectives

  • Understand the mechanisms of corrosion
  • Understand the costs of corrosion across industry
  • Recognize the importance of corrosion prevention and control planning
  • Recognize the purpose of the CPC planning standard
  • Identify the different components of the standard
  • Identify the items or topics that should be addressed during CPC planning
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of how this standard can be utilized as an effective tool during CPC planning



No prior training or experience is required.

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 NACE International ethics training program OR an equivalent training and provide proof of completion as part of the certification application or renewal process.

Completion certificate

Students will earn a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the eCourse.

Online subscription

All NACE online courses are subscription-based for a period of one year from the date of registration and are non-refundable. Students have access to the course and any corresponding materials for one year and must complete all course work within that one year time frame before the subscription expires.

2 Hour Short Course

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