Basic Corrosion eCourse

General Corrosion

Basic Corrosion eCourse

This Online course covers a basic but thorough review of causes of corrosion and the methods by which corrosion is identified, monitored, and controlled. Active participation is encouraged through hands-on experiments, case studies, and open discussion format.

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Who should attend

Anyone who needs the ability to recognize corrosion and understand its devastating potential, and how to monitor and/or control corrosion, especially as it relates to his or her area of responsibility. This includes:

  • Technicians
  • Salespersons
  • Inspectors
  • Managers
  • Engineers

Learning objectives

  • Define corrosion and recognize the economic, environmental and safety impact of corrosion
  • Recognize terms and definitions of basic electrochemistry, as well as define the processes and concepts of electrochemistry, oxidation and reduction reactions, thermodynamics, kinetics, and passivity
  • Identify the characteristics of commonly-encountered corrosive environments such as atmospheric, water and other electrolytes, soil and high temperature environments
  • Distinguish between engineering materials such as metals, non-metals, composites, concrete and ceramics and their relationship to corrosion control
  • Discuss the various forms of corrosion, how to recognize each form, materials subject to each form, environments that promote each form and how to control each form
  • Explain how corrosion can be controlled during the design process through construction, as well as process parameters, drainage, dissimilar metals, crevices, and corrosion allowance
  • Give examples as to how and when to use the control corrosion methods of design, material selection, modification of environment, protective coatings, and cathodic and anodic protection
  • Differentiate between inspection and monitoring and identify the common testing techniques for each
Member - $1,570.00 USD
Non-Member - $1,837.00 USD
5 Day Course
English

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Prerequisites

Required

No prior training or experience is required.

Recommended

A basic understanding of science and chemistry is recommended.

End of course exam

The eCourse may be taken as stand-alone training (no exam). Those wishing to earn a certificate of completion must pass a written exam taken in person with a NACE-approved proctor.

To take the exam, please email NII at examregistration@nace.org or call +1 281-228-6258 with your desired test date. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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.