• NACE equips society to protect people, assets and
    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.

Corrosion Prevention and Control Management e-Course


CPC planning is the most efficient method for effectively addressing and reducing the impact of corrosion at every stage of a product or facility’s lifecycle. This e-Course walks through the NACE SP21412-2016/SSPC-CPC 1 standard, diving into the key aspects of CPC planning for products and facilities. It covers: attributes that impact CPC planning; considerations for material selection and design to minimize corrosion; and items that should be addressed in CPC planning which affect CPC in design, fabrication and construction, operation and use, and maintenance and sustainability.

This 2-hour short course includes audio narration with transcripts and on-demand viewing and bookmarking capabilities that enable you to complete the course as your schedule allows.

Individual Pricing:

Member - $159.00 USD*
Non-Member - $209.00 USD*

*Pricing includes both e-Course and standard

Group or Corporate Pricing:

Please contact Senior Manager of the Education Portfolio

Who Should Attend


Anyone who is responsible for developing corrosion prevention and control policies or plans, including:

  • • Public and private facility owners
  • • Managers
  • • Technicians
  • • Suppliers
  • • Inspectors
  • • Procurement officers
  • • Project managers


No prior training or experience is required.

Course Description:

  • • Understand the mechanisms of corrosion
  • • Understand the costs of corrosion across industry
  • • Recognize the importance of corrosion prevention and control planning
  • • Recognize the purpose of the CPC planning standard
  • • Identify the different components of the standard
  • • Identify the items or topics that should be addressed during CPC planning
  • • Possess a fundamental understanding of how this standard can be utilized as an effective tool during CPC planning


Students will earn a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the e-Course.

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.