SSPC will offer several training and certification programs at Mega Rust 2010, the annual U.S. Navy Corrosion Conference, scheduled for June 4-8 in San Diego, Calif.
The courses, dates, and descriptions follow.
NAVSEA Basic Paint Inspector (NPBI), June 4-8 (member $1,095/non-member $1,295): A five-day QA course developed by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to train coatings inspectors to inspect critical coated areas as defined by U.S. Navy policy documents.
Quality Control Supervisor (QCS), June 6-7 (member $595/non-member $795): Designed to provide training in quality management for SSPC-Certified contractor personnel, Technical Quality Managers (TQM), and inspectors employed by SSPC-QP 5 inspection firms.
Navigating Standard Item 00-932, June 7 (member $395/non-member $595): Covers the naval ship cleaning and painting requirements found in Standard Item 00-932. The program addresses cleanliness, surface preparation, coating-application requirements, and system-application instructions for various Navy vessels.
Using SSPC PA 2 Effectively, June 7 (member $99/non-member $125): A half-day workshop that summarizes the key highlights of SSPC PA 2: Measurement of Dry Coating Thickness with Magnetic Gages. The course teaches verification of the accuracy of a DFT magnetic gage; measurement of the DFT of a coating with Type 1 or Type 2 gage; and describes and implements the procedure to determine if the film thickness in a given area conforms to the maximum and minimum levels specified.
More information and registration: www.sspc.org; phone 877-281-7772, extension 2202; email email@example.com.
More information on Mega Rust: www.navalengineers.org/events.