5 SSPC Courses Added for Vets


Veterans interested in coatings training now have five additional programs to choose from, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings announced.

With the additional five courses, SSPC has 28 training and certification programs approved by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

The newly added programs are:

Reimbursement Offered

SSPC courses started receiving approval for veterans training in June 2010. A complete list of the approved SSPC training and certification programs can be found here.

Students can receive reimbursement for approved training, but first must prepay for the course and then submit the appropriate paperwork to the Department of Veterans Affairs. After processing the paperwork, the department will reimburse the student from $550 to $1,000 depending on which program they chose.

About SSPC

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, SSPC was founded in 1950 as the Steel Structures Painting Council. SSPC is a non-profit association focused on the protection and preservation of concrete, steel and other industrial and marine structures and surfaces through the use of high-performance protective, marine and industrial coatings.

The association's core products and services include coatings industry standards, technical publications, training and certification courses, painting contractor certification programs, conferences and events, and webinars.

More information: www.sspc.org.


Tagged categories: Certifications and standards; Coating Application; Coatings education; Education; North America; SSPC; Worker training

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