Cathodic Protection Technician-On-Land Metallic Structures-Level 2


Why attend this course?

The course and examination are in compliance with ISO 15257:2017 and are suitable for candidates with or without experience in cathodic protection. Please note that full certification to the level requires a minimum duration of 1 year’s approved experience.  The course is also suitable for those who merely require an appreciation of Cathodic Protection of Buried Applications (underground and immersed metallic structures) without pursuing certification.


Course content

The following topics are relevant to this application sector:

  • CP general principles and specific applications in soils and waters;
  • CP measurement techniques;
  • protection against corrosion by stray current from direct current systems;
  • interference alternating current and direct current;
  • touch potentials.


This application sector includes, for example, the following:

  • buried onshore pipelines;
  • sections of onshore pipelines crossing rivers, lakes or short lengths of sea;
  • landfalls of offshore pipelines protected by an onshore CP system;
  • buried tanks;
  • bottoms (external side) of above-ground tanks;
  • complex structures
  • well casings;
  • buried plant modules.


Course details

 Duration: 5 days


The topics of this course are fully set out and described in ISO 15257 Clause 6. The rules governing training, examination and certification are set out in ICorr QPD.

Course and examination enquiries

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