NACE CIP Coating Inspector Course (Level 1 and 2) -

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Istanbul (Turkey)

RINA office

NACE CIP Coating Inspector Course (Level 1 and 2)

28 Oct - 09 Nov 2019

The course is aimed at providing you, after passing successfully the exam, with an internationally valid NACE CIP certificate: submit your application now

Dates and duration

  • NACE CIP Level 1: October 28th - November 2nd
  • NACE CIP Level 2: November 4th - 9th

Both courses will last 6 days: 4 theorical training days, 1 day of practical study on site (in a shipyard), 1 day for the exam. The practical exam will be conducted under witness of NACE instructors, while the written exam (CBT – Compiture Based Test) will be taken as online in the place where approved by NACE and choosen by the student..

The Level 1 course has no prerequisites, while the Level 2 requires having a NACE CIP Level 1 certification and at least 2 years working experience in coating.

Both courses will be held in English. Simultaneous translation, both for the lessons and the exams, will be provided for Turkish students if needed.

Course fee

  • Non NACE Members: 3.200 Usd + 18%Vat (Vat is valid for companies and attendees which are registered in Turkey)
  • NACE Members: 3.000 Usd + 18%Vat (Vat is valid for companies and attendees which are registered in Turkey)

Course price includes training materials (course manual and necessary reference documents), course certificate, lunchs, meals during coffe breaks, transportation from hotel to shipyard for labday and does not cover travel and accomodation expenses of attendees.

Level 1 - Course highlights 

  • Give examples of corrosion fundamentals such as properties of a coating, coating classification and modes of protection
  • Recognize coating types and curing mechanisms
  • Recall coating specifications including service environments and coating life cycle
  • Differentiate surface preparation equipment, methods, and standards for abrasive blasting, solvent cleaning, and power and manual tool cleaning
  • Differentiate coating application by type, including brush, roller, mitt, and conventional and airless spray
  • Demonstrate inspection procedures
  • Describe the role of the inspector –as it applies to safety, ethics, conflict prevention, and decision making
  • Test for environmental or ambient conditions and nonvisible contaminants
  • Utilize non-destructive test instruments such as wet-film and dry-film thickness gauges and low and high voltage holiday detectors
  • Measure surface profile using replica tape and anvil micrometers, surface profile comparators, and digital surface profile gauges
  • Identify quality control issues, recognizing design and fabrication defects and coating failure modes
  • Utilize Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and product technical data sheets
  • Demonstrate the purpose and content of Logbook and report documentation

Level 2 - Course highlights

  • Advanced corrosion theory,
  • Environmental controls and advanced environmental testing,
  • Centrifugal blast cleaning and water jetting equipment, standards, methods of use, and inspection concerns,
  • Advanced nondestructive and destructive test instruments,
  • Surface preparation, application and inspection of liquid-applied and thick barrier linings,
  • Specialized application equipment including plural-component, electrostatic and centrifugal, and hot spray systems,
  • Concrete coatings,
  • Specialized coating techniques and application of non-liquid coatings,
  • Coating survey techniques and procedures and common coating failure modes