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Free Webinar: Prepping an Inspection Plan

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Coating inspectors equipped with a thorough plan will be better positioned to navigate complex coatings specifications, and a new webinar offers an assist in developing one.

Building that plan, from project documents to inspection instruments, is the focus of "Inspection Planning: Keys to Successful In-process Quality Assurance/Quality Control Inspection During Coating Operations," a free webinar to be held from 11 a.m. to noon ET (4 to 5 p.m. CET) Oct. 28.

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The discussion will include the purpose of an inspection plan and tasks that inspectors should consider before arriving on the project site.

The webinar is part of the JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series.

What You'll Learn

This webinar will review the purpose and benefits of developing an inspection plan, illustrate two formats for those plans, and demonstrate how to populate a plan based on the requirements of a generic coating specification.

The webinar will also describe other planning tasks that a QA/QC coatings inspector should consider before arriving on the project site.

The webinar is sponsored by Fischer Technology Inc.

Participants may register here free.

About the Presenter

Bill Corbett, the Professional Servicess Business Unit manager at KTA-Tator Inc., has conducted coatings training courses for a variety of industries in the public and private sectors for 23 years.

He is an SSPC Certified Protective Coatings Specialist, an SSPC Level 3 Certified Protective Coatings Inspector, an SSPC Level 2 Certified Bridge Coatings Inspector, and a NACE International Level 3 Certified Coatings Inspector.

Bill Corbett

Presenter Bill Corbett, manager of KTA-Tator's Professional Services Business Unit, has conducted coatings training for 23 years.

Corbett is the lead instructor for SSPC's Bridge Coatings Inspector, Protective Coatings Inspector and Applicator Train-the-Trainer courses. He also chairs SSPC's committees on dry film thickness and education.

Earning CEU Credits

The JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series provides continuing education for SSPC recertifications and technology updates on important topics.

SSPC is an accredited training provider for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE), and Professional Engineers in Florida may submit SSPC Webinar Continuing Education Units to the board. To do so, applicants must download the FBPE CEU form and pass the Webinar Exam, which costs $25.

Free Webcasts Available

Numerous free webcasts in the JPCL/SSPC Education Series, covering a wide range of topics, are now available at

DTM coating

"Overcoming Performance Challenges with Waterborne DTM Coatings" is among the archived JPCL/SSPC webcasts available for free download.

Those presentations include:

A complete listing of PaintSquare's archived and future webinars is available here.


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Certifications and standards; Coating inspection; Coatings education; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Fischer Technology; JPCL; KTA-Tator; Latin America; North America; Protective Coatings; Quality Control; Sherwin-Williams; SSPC; Webinars

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