Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1

Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1

Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1 Exam

CAS Level I qualification or certification is intended for entry-level/trainee Application Specialists. CAS Level 1 Application Specialists customarily work with and under the supervision of a Level 2 Coating Application Specialists. This part of the CAS program consists of a one-hour written exam.

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

The Coating Application Specialist® Certification Program is designed to certify those individual craft workers who have experience and training in all aspects of hands-on surface preparation and coating application of complex industrial and marine structures, according to the requirements of the Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Program. This certification program also meets the requirements of ISO 17024. Facility owners, contractors, or certifying agencies may use this program for certification of Application Specialists for other substrates or conditions, as considered appropriate.

After successful completion of CAS Level 1, please look into registering for a Level 2 certification exam.

What this exam covers

  • Competent Person requirements
  • Health effects / OSHA health standards
  • EPA regulations
  • Overview of containment and ventilation
  • Regulatory update

Exam details

Coating Application Specialist (CAS) Level 1
The SSPC Coating Application Specialist Level 1 exam consists of basic knowledge of industrial coatings and linings. The written exam consists of 50, multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate, you must pass the exam with a score of 70% or greater.

1 Hour Exam
English and Spanish

Exam prerequisites

There are no required prerequisites for this course.

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