Concrete Coating Basics eCourse (CCB)

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Concrete Coating Basics eCourse (CCB)

With double the lifespan of other building materials, concrete is widely considered to be the most popular building material because of its strength, durability, low cost and versatility.  Concrete Coating Basics covers topics that include concrete condition assessment, joint and crack repair, concrete coating types as well as an overview of surface preparation, application, and post installation guidelines for quality.

This 8-hour, fully responsive, online course contains eight (8) core content modules with downloadable job aids, learning activities, and knowledge check questions throughout each module.

Who should attend

From applicator to engineer, this eCourse is designed to benefit all individuals in the concrete coating industry including:

  • Supervisors, foreman and managers
  • Contractors and field personnel
  • Specifiers, engineers and inspectors
  • Technical representatives
  • Material and equipment suppliers
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Learning objectives

  • State the basic components and properties of concrete
  • Describe how concrete is placed and cured
  • Explain the physical and chemical mechanisms of concrete degradation
  • Identify common concrete defects
  • Recall how concrete commonly deteriorates
  • Explain the most commonly used coating systems used on concrete substrates
  • Discuss the most common concrete surface preparation methods
  • Summarize how to repair surface irregularities and concrete joints and cracks
  • Discuss the most common concrete coating application methods
  • Summarize how to apply/install coatings to concrete substrates
  • Recognize the most common concrete coating inspection instrumentation
  • Recall the testing methods used to determine coating integrity

Course completion

To receive a training Certificate of Completion and professional development hours (PDHs) students must successfully complete the entire course, including each learning activity. 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.

Upon successful completion of the end of module assessment, students will receive a printable certificate of completion and 8 PDHS.

CCB eCourse
8 Hours
8 Professional Development Hours (PDH)


No prior training or experience is required.

This eCourse is a recommended prerequisite for individuals seeking the Concrete Coating Inspector Certification.

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