SSPC – Protective Coating Inspector (PCI) Program – Level 1, 2 & 3

IMECH Institute is proud to announce SSPC Protective Coating Inspector Program (PCI) Level 1, 2 & 3 in Hyderabad India for anyone who wishes to become a certified Coating or Painting Inspector from globally recognized certification provider the SSPC: The Society for Protective Coating-USA. This course is an essential requirement for someone looking for betterment of the career by adding international certification like SSPC PCI. The course will impart a participant with the good practices of coating and its methodology which is acceptable by the industry and international standards. The knowledge and skills obtained during the course and exam will enable the participants for better employment opportunities and better performance and understanding of the field.


Fees and Batch details:

SSPC PCI Level 1 & 2 Course & Exam Fee Rs. 1,40,000/- + 18% GST (6 days)

SSPC PCI Level 1, 2 & 3 Course & Exam Fee Rs. 2,30,000/- + 18% GST (7 days)

Preparatory Training Fee for Level 1 & 2 : Rs. 30,000/- ( extra Rs. 10,000 for Level 3 )

Training Duration: 30 Days

— Next Preparatory Batch Schedule 2nd April  – 28th April 2019

— Next Course & Exam 29th April – 4th May 2019


Course Highlights:
1. SSPC PCI Level 2 certification is equivalent to NACE CIP Level 2 certification at less than half the cost.
2. Practical workshop using latest and new coating instruments.
3. The course involves real time scenario and inspection techniques and methods (ITP and Specification writing etc.)
4. Internationally recognized certification with good employment opportunities for Coating or Painting Inspectors.


SSPC certification is recognized by world class companies like SHELL, CHEVRON, Saudi ARAMCO, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Bureau Veritas, Lloyd’s Register, RINA Qatar Gas, RAS GAS, Qatar Petroleum, ADCO, ADNOC, KOC, KNOC, BAPCO and other all EPCM companies.

Benefits of Attending SSPC PCI Program:

After attending this course you will be able to:

• Recognize the common duties, responsibilities and the role of an industrial coatings inspector
• Recognize the role of the coating manufacturer on a coatings project
• Describe the authority of a coatings inspector
• Explain the importance of thorough documentation
• Identify the differences between quality assurance and quality control and the common duties of quality assurance and quality control personnel
• Describe the purpose and content of a pre-job or preconstruction conference
• Explain the importance of ethics of inspection personnel
• Describe methods used to evaluate coating performance prior to full scale installation
• Describe the unique aspects of performing coatings inspection on an overcoating project and on projects employing thermal spray coatings, powder coatings and duplex coating systems
• Describe how coatings inspection can help prevent premature coating failure
• List potential safety hazards associated with coatings inspection
• Prepare an inspection plan/procedure
• Perform coatings inspection on industrial projects
• Compare inspection results to specification requirements

Course Content

  • Corrosion Prevention Using Coatings
  • Quality Assurance/Control
  • Surface Preparation & Inspection
  • Practical Math
  • Coating Application & Inspection
  • Industrial Coatings & Coating Systems
  • Specialty Inspection Projects
  • Coating Failures & Methods of Prevention
  • Inspector Safety
  • Coating Specifications
  • Simulated Pre-job Conference
  • Inspection Procedure Development
  • Simulated Project Inspection
  • IMO Inspector Training Requirements
  • Risk Management
  • Project Acceptance and Close-out

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