Free Webinar Tackles Coatings Training


Selecting protective coatings for harsh oil and gas environments requires extensive knowledge of industry standards and practical experience.

Where to get the training and fundamentals for selecting and specifying these coatings will be covered in "Standards, Training and Certification in the Oil & Gas Industry," a free upcoming JPCL/SSPC webinar to be held from 11 a.m. to noon ET March 18.

The webinar will be presented by Ernst Toussaint, a senior coatings engineer at TransCanada.

The webinar is part of the 2015 JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series.

What You'll Learn

This webinar will provide information on current fundamental training and certification programs that cover industry standards for selecting and specifying coatings for harsh oil and gas environments.

Practical aspects of selecting, specifying and using coatings safely, effectively and economically will be discussed.

Participants may register here free.

About the Presenter

Ernst Toussaint, PE, is a senior coatings engineer at TransCanada. He has over 13 years of experience in the coatings industry and is a licensed professional engineer in Texas.

Ernst Toussaint

Presenter Ernst Toussaint is a licensed professional engineer and a senior coatings engineer.

Toussaint is a NACE Level III Certified Coatings Inspector and an SSPC-certified Protective Coatings Specialist and Master Coatings Inspector. He holds a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Florida.

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

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