SSPC PCI Level 3

SSPC PCI Level 3 / Coating Training

Level: Advanced
Duration: 7 days 
Includes: Written Exams
Class Times
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Credits: 4.5 CEUs
Certification Term: 4 years
Prerequisites: Yes

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Course Description (SSPC PCI Level 3 )

SSPC Coating Inspectors / Corrosion control Inspections : The objective of this course is to thoroughly train individuals in the proper methods of inspecting surface preparation and installation of industrial and marine protective coatings and lining system on an array of industrial structure and facilities

The Protective Coatings Inspector Level 3 Certification Program identifies and awards recognition to individuals who have in-depth knowledge in the principles and practices of inspection of industrial coatings. The SSPC PCI Level 3 Certification attests to the professional credibility of the coatings inspector and raises the standard of inspection in the protective coatings industry.

PCI Level 3 Certification demonstrates mastery in:

Exam Format

Students passing the SSPC PCI Level 2 Exams at 80% or higher and meeting the prerequisites for SSPC PCI Level 3 Certification can take the SSPC PCI Level 3 certification exams on Day 7. A passing grade of 80% or higher on the written PCI Level 3 certification exam is required to become an SSPC PCI Level 3 Certified Coating Inspector.

The PCI Level 3 exam consists of:

Each candidate selects five essay questions to answer. Each essay is worth 20 points

PCI Program Levels

DoD Funded Training

Under the DoD Corrosion Prevention and Control Program, funding has been provided to train DoD, Army, Navy, and Air Force personnel in this course. For more information on how to take advantage of attending this course for free,

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