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This section will provide a structured course, with an optional test. It is designed to assist in the preparation for the Cathodic Protection Tester Certification NACE test.
This section will present NACE and DOT criteria, an overview of pipeline coatings, and interference testing; an optional test is offered.
This section will present advanced techniques, materials, and design; an optional test is offered. Please bring a scientific calculator to class with you, there are some available on a first come basis.
Practical Applications of Corrosion Control Section
This course is designed for operators, field laborers, and supervisors that want a basic understanding of the concepts of corrosion. A lot of hands-on training and basic fundamentals will be addressed.
Rectifier School Section
Corrosion technicians can learn about the fundamentals of troubleshooting, maintenance, and operation of rectifiers. In the class, students will be able to work physically with the equipment. Separate registration fee charged.
Pipeline Coatings School Section
Surface preparation and coating fundamentals will be discussed. The course will address inspection techniques in the field and at the coating mill, knowledge of proper coating selection, and hands-on field application procedures
Special Topics Section
This section will address current issues and problems facing the industry, and will endeavor to find solutions.
Pipeline Integrity Basic Section * NEW*
This section is designed for people new to integrity or that would like a complete overview of most areas relating to integrity management. This course is structured and is meant to be taken in whole, with a competency test at the conclusion. This course is coordinated with the “Integrity Management Special Topics” course, so that if a particular class is too rudimentary for your experience level, you may choose to sit in the other section to gain more advanced knowledge.
Pipeline Integrity Management Special Topics Section
This section covers advanced topics relating to integrity management. Topics change each year based on new industry trends, technologies, and interpretation of DOT rule-making from transmission and distribution viewpoints. This section is coordinated with “basic fundamentals of integrity management”, so that similar classes of differing levels are offered at the same time.
Internal Corrosion Section
This section will have industry experts presenting the latest information on internal corrosion.