Suitable for:

Candidates with or without experience in the Painting Inspection Industry.

Course Content:

Corrosion theory; surface preparation; surface contaminants and tests; paint constituents and technology; solutions and dispersions; drying and curing properties and performance; specified painting conditions; cathodic protection; holiday/pinhole detection; paint-application methods; paint/paint film testing; paint identification; metal coatings; paint faults; colour; inspection methods; specification requirements; health and safety and working practices.

Certification/Awarding Body:
Course Objectives:
  1. To recognise and identify the benefits/disadvantages of paint systems
  2. To understand the importance of surface preparation
  3. To understand methods of application and testing
  4. To understand paint system inspections
  5. To interpret requirements of standards
  6. To meet the syllabus requirements for the BGAS-CSWIP Painting Inspector Examination.

  7. Additional Information:
    Candidates MUST bring:
    1. 2 passport sized photographs
    2. a valid eyesight certificate from a doctor or an optician showing satisfactory eyesight for near vision, permitting reading a minimum of Times Roman N4, or equivalent type and size letters, at not less than 300mm on a standard test chart for near vision, in at least one eye, corrected or uncorrected. Candidates for the painting inspector will be required to have had a colour perception assessment by the Ishihara 24 plate test or an equivalent
    3. a completed application form and full examination fee


    No formal entry qualifications required, but a knowledge of dry abrasive blast cleaning or industrial paint application techniques would be advantageous.

Services Offered:

All types of Testing and Inspection