when does my sspc c3 course need to be refreshed

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How to get a certificate for a course?

In order to receive a certificate/card for the course, students must: Be able to clearly communicate with the instructor and complete all paperwork in the language the course is delivered. No personal interpreters permitted. Complete all required paperwork: registration, evaluation, attendance, etc.

What are the methods of instruction?

Methods of Instruction:#N#A combination of lectures, PowerPoint presentations, open discussions, and testing will be used throughout the course.#N#Materials:#N#Pens, instruction booklets, test, videos, PowerPoint presentations, instructor evaluation sheet, attendance sign-in sheets. *Please note: Administrative fees, course materials, and certificates are included in the course fee. Extra booklets, certificate replacements, and the mailing out of certificates are available for an additional fee.*#N#Successful Completion:#N#In order to receive a certificate/card for the course, students must: 1 Be able to clearly communicate with the instructor and complete all paperwork in the language the course is delivered. No personal interpreters permitted. 2 Complete all required paperwork: registration, evaluation, attendance, etc. 3 Attend all required hours of the course. Any make up sessions must be completed within six months from the course start date. 4 Participate during class activities and reviews. 5 Complete tests with a passing grade of 70%.

What is SSPC certification?

SSPC’s Protective Coatings Specialist certification recognizes those individuals who demonstrate a broad depth of knowledge in the protective coatings industry. The PCS may be involved in specification writing or review, development or review of work plans, development or review of submittal documents, quality assurance, failure investigation, and repair recommendations.

How many points do you need to renew PCS certification?

PCS certification renewal requires that the Protective Coating Specialist satisfy a Recertification Units Requirement. This is met by accumulating a minimum of 32 points during the four-year term of certification (from issue date to expiration date). Standards of Professional Practice.

How to contact SSPC for a photo wallet?

If you have any questions on the new recertification process, please contact PCS Certification Administration at 1-877-281-7772 ext 22 01 or email at pcs@sspc.org .

What are the components of concrete?

Components of concrete; similar features of all cementitious surfaces; placement of concrete; reasons for coating concrete; pre-coating materials applied to cementitious surfaces; coatings for cementitious surfaces; surface preparation for coating; inspection of coating application. INSPECTION AND QUALITY CONTROL.

How long is a coatings certification valid?

Renewal Policies. Certification is valid for four years, subject to verification of current status as a practicing industrial protective coatings professional. To re-certify for each four-year period, you must comply with the certification renewal policy.

How to be objective in protective coatings?

Be objective, thorough, and factual in any report or statement pertaining to the protective coatings industry. Avoid involvement in any dishonest venture. Act in all ways with complete integrity in professional matters. Undertake assignments only when qualified by training, experience, and capability.

How long does it take to get reinstated in Texas?

Pay reinstatement fee in addition to renewal fee. Reinstatement greater than 90 days after expiration, but before end of original 4-year certification term. Complete another application and pay reinstatement fee in addition to the renewal fee. Reinstatement after the original 4-year term has expired.

Lead Paint Removal Refresher (C5)

This 1-day course provides a review of Competent Person duties and responsibilities in working with lead and other hazardous materials encountered in industrial coatings work. It also reviews relevant OSHA and EPA regulations.

Course format

Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual that includes references for additional reading and copies of relevant handouts. Hands-on workshops following most of the units reinforce the key points and give students the opportunity to test their knowledge.

Who should attend

Contractors and Competent Persons, engineers, EHS, other consultants, and specifying or project managers.

Course description

This course is 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.

Course format

The written exam consists of 25, multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate and CEUs, you must attend all 16 hours of the course and attain at least 70% on the exam.

Who should attend

SSPC-Certified contractor personnel, Technical Quality Managers (TQM), and inspectors employed by SSPC-QP 5 inspection firms. It is also applicable to project managers, coating specifiers, contracting officers, plant and facility managers, coating inspectors, and technical service representatives in the industrial and marine coatings industry.

Our Mission: Supporting Your Career Goals Through Corrosion Training

Providing technical coursework that prepares you for the field stems from our mission statement. Corrosion affects nearly every industry, and thus our training programs are carefully designed to thoroughly prepare students for the next step in their professional lives, no matter where their career takes them.

Classes Held Weekly Worldwide and Online

With dedicated training centers in Houston, Pittsburgh, and Dubai, and with partners worldwide, we bring training to locations convenient to you. AMPP is continually branching out into new cities and countries, offering over 850 courses each year in 30+ countries.

Instructors with Decades of Field Experience

Industry experts themselves, our instructors are equally passionate about their specialties and helping you achieve your career objectives. Their dedication is evident from the lengthy, stringent process they go through to become an instructor.

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Our courses are maintained, overseen and reviewed by the best and most experienced corrosion professionals in the industry.

Student Code of Conduct

The core values of AMPP are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each student is expected to uphold these values through integrity, honesty, trust, fairness, and respect toward peers, instructors, staff, and community.

Who should attend

Contractors, engineers, inspectors, consultants, facility owners, technical services, and sales reps.

Course format

Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual that includes a glossary of terms, references for additional reading, and copies of relevant handouts, standards, and regulations. The written exam consists of 100, multiple-choice questions.

Additional information

Note: C1 fulfills part of your training requirement for SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist (PCS) Certification. All students interested in pursuing PCS Certification having less than 15 years coatings experience must take the C1 Exam and the C2 Course prior to applying to sit for the PCS exam.

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Course Content

  1. Hazardous coatings and materials in industrial painting
  2. Legal and liability Issues
  3. Health effects of hazardous coatings and materials
  4. Identification of hazardous coatings/hazardous materials
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Benefits of Attending

  • After attending this course you will be able to: 1. Identify sources of hazardous coatings and materials and the relative risks posed by industrial painting activities 2. Describe the potential effects of hazardous coatings/materials 3. Implement controls and work practices necessary to protect the public, environment, and workers during industrial hazardous coating removal activiti…
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Course Format

  • Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual that includes references for additional reading and copies of relevant handouts. Hands-on workshops following most of the units reinforce the key points and give students the opportunity to test their knowledge. Quizzes help the students prepare for the 100-question, multiple-choice exam administered at the end of the …
See more on ampp.org

Who Should Attend

  • Contractors and Competent Persons, engineers, EHS, other consultants, and specifying or project managers.
See more on ampp.org

Course Content

  1. Competent Person requirements
  2. Health effects / OSHA health standards
  3. EPA regulations
  4. Overview of containment and ventilation
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Benefits of Attending

  • After attending this course you will be able to: 1. Identify sources of hazardous coatings and materials and the relative risks posed by industrial painting activities 2. Describe the potential effects of hazardous coatings/materials 3. Implement controls and work practices necessary to protect the public, environment, and workers during industrial hazardous coating removal activiti…
See more on ampp.org

Course Format

  • Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual that includes references for additional reading and copies of relevant handouts. Hands-on workshops following most of the units reinforce the key points and give students the opportunity to test their knowledge. Quizzes help the students prepare for the 100-question, multiple-choice exam administered at the end of the …
See more on ampp.org

Who Should Attend

  • Contractors and Competent Persons, engineers, EHS, other consultants, and specifying or project managers.
See more on ampp.org