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FROSIO Surface Treatment Course 

Who is this course suitable for?

The course is intended for Corrosion, Coating, Paint, or Pipeline Coating Inspectors. Additionally, Surface Treatment Inspectors, operators, and personnel working with constructions to be protected are also suitable for this course. Technical personnel in charge of surface treatments will also benefit from this training.

The UK FROSIO Surface Treatment Training Course delivered through Complete Training Solutions allows you to receive your FROSIO Certification. This course teaches you about the paint and coatings process in order to prevent corrosion on metal structures. Corrosion protection is critical to prolonging the quality and durability of a structure offshore. Professional grade surface treatments are necessary to ensure the longevity and safety of offshore structures, for example, oil rigs.

Someone who has undergone certification through a UK FROSIO Approved Training Body, like Complete Training Solutions, will learn to successfully work in this field. Inspectors are required to understand the effects of climate conditions and provide professional advice and treatments.

What is covered in this course?

The education is based on lectures, demonstrations, practical use of instruments and group work – providing training of practical work. This way the participants have the possibility of going more in depth of the different subjects.

Candidates must attend 80 hours of course learning, as well as complete a theoretical and practical examination. Some homework completion is expected during the course.

The topics included in this course are

  • Materials and design
  • Corrosion
  • Substrates for paints/coatings
  • Ambient conditions
  • Paints and coatings
  • Requirements for the execution of the work
  • Standards, specifications and procedures
  • Inspection work/role of the inspector
  • Health, environment and safety.

Pick your level

There are three levels of the Surface Treatment Course, each which may be attained according to differing levels of experience and achievement. For more information, contact our friendly team.

Inspector candidate certificate Level 1

This level if suitable if you have previously attended the course and passed the examination, but have relevant experience

Inspector candidate certificate Level 2

This level if suitable if you have attended the course and passed the examination, and have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Inspector candidate certificate Level 3

This level if suitable if you have attended the course and passed the examination, with at least 3 years of relevant experience, in addition to the requirements of level II whereof minimum of 2 years are documented inspection experience.

  • Duration of this FROSIO Surface Treatment Training Course: TBC
  • Course frequency: Please contact us for our next course start date
  • Locations: Brunswick Dock, Liverpool
  • Cost: Please enquire
  • Certificate:
    Delegates who pass both the theoretical and practical FROSIO examination will receive a Frosio Surface Treatment certification. You can attend a re-sit one part of the examination if you do not pass (valid for up to five 5 years)
  • Are there any entry requirements?
    Please see the level options below for an idea of previous experience required for this course. Delegates must supply valid photographic ID such as a Passport or Driving Licence. The course is run in English and as such you must have an appropriate level of fluency in order to participate. Course material is provided.

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