Who should attend
Individuals with extensive CP f ield experience, graduate level mathematics, and a strong technical background in cathodic protection.
- Describe the effects of stray current, AC voltage, and telluric currents on metallic structures
- Recognize coating types and curing mechanisms
- Detect stray current, AC interference, and telluric current
- Recognize deleterious effects of AC and DC interference
- Mitigate and monitor AC and DC interference
- Predict AC interference
There are no required prerequisites for this course.
- NACE CP Technologist Certification or equivalent training
- Basic Corrosion or Basic Corrosion eCourse
- 3 years’ exposure to CP field or design level work experience
- Thorough understanding of units conversions, scientific notation, advanced algebra, DC circuits with previous exposure to basic AC circuits, complex numbers, interference testing
Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks. All certification and renewal applicants will be required to complete the NACE International ethics training program OR an equivalent training and provide proof of completion as part of the certification application or renewal process.
End of course exam
A written exam is administered at the end of the course and is included as part of your course registration.