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Corrosion Technician

This certification is geared towards personnel with at least 2 years of experience and who possess basic knowledge of corrosion and corrosion control and are capable of performing routine, well defined work under the close direction of Specialist or Senior Technologist personnel.

The Corrosion Technician should have experience with general corrosion topics and be able to perform a variety of corrosion related tasks.

The exam for this certification covers knowledge from the following areas:

  • Cathodic Protection
  • Protective Coatings
  • Materials/Metallurgy
  • Chemical Treatment/Inhibitors
  • General Corrosion

Who should apply

The following certification is targeted at individuals who are responsible for identifying, locating and controlling corrosion in refinery environments. This includes:

  • Design engineers
  • Process engineers
  • Procurement agents
  • Maintenance planners
  • Service company representatives who support refineries
  • Corrosion and equipment engineers
  • Metallurgists
  • Inspectors and inspection supervisors