This course covers corrosion theory, surface preparation, surface contaminants and tests, paint constituents and technology, solutions and dispersions, drying and curing properties and performance, and specified painting conditions.
You will also learn about cathodic protection, holiday/pinhole detection, paint-application methods, paint/paint film testing, paint identification, and metal coatings.
The course will also teach you about paint faults, colour, inspection methods, specification requirements, and health and safety and working practices.
What will I leave with?
By the end of the course, you should be able to:
Recognise and identify the benefits/disadvantages of paint systems
Understand the importance of surface preparation
Understand methods of application and testing
Understand paint system inspections
Interpret requirements of standards
Meet the syllabus requirements for the BGAS-CSWIP Painting Inspector Examination.
What else should I know?
You MUST bring:
2 passport sized photographs
A valid eyesight certificate from a doctor or an optician showing satisfactory eyesight for near vision, permitting reading a minimum of Times Roman N5, or equivalent type and size letters, at not less than 300mm on a standard test chart for near vision, in at least one eye, corrected or uncorrected. Candidates will be required to have had a colour perception assessment by the Ishihara 24 plate test or equivalent
A completed application form and full examination fee
If you are a holder of BGAS-CSWIP Site Coatings Inspector Approval, it should be noted that day 1 of the syllabus will cover items which the applicant may be already conversant in and therefore attendance on this day (although strongly recommended) is entirely at their discretion. Course duration may then be only 4 days. However, should the applicant decide against attendance on this day, there will be no reduction in course fee.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Experience may be acquired prior to or following success in the examination. In the event that the experience is sought following successful examination, the results of the examination shall remain valid for two years.
The minimum duration for industrial experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is 6 months, showing knowledge of dry abrasive blast cleaning or industrial paint application techniques. For more information on the BGAS-CSWIP scheme, please view the BGAS-CSWIP scheme document.
This course is eligible for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit hours.
CEU: 4 EIC CPD: 40 Credit
Location:Calgary, TES Canada Training Center Price: CA$ 2,800.00