Passive Fire Protection (PFP) Coating Inspector (Epoxy) Level 2 – Online

Why attend this course?

The changing market dynamics and a number of PFP failures on major new construction projects will dictate the need for a more rigorous fire protection coatings Inspector course in order to further improve competency in this safety critical area of our market. The Institute of Corrosion and PFPNet have collaborated to develop the first detailed training programme for inspectors and technicians, written and produced by experts in this field who have extensive, practical ‘real world’ experience.

The purpose of this course

The purpose of this NEW course is to train and examine Inspectors of epoxy intumescent Passive Fire Protection (PFP) on the inspection of common types of epoxy coatings used to protect against hydrocarbon fires on installations for both on and offshore facilities.

The main theme of this course

This course is completed remotely using our online learning system. The examination is held remotely on two dates each month.

Special Note

It has been agreed by PDTC (ICorr) to add an experience assessment to all ICorr certifications for personnel engaged in painting and coating inspection. If certification is required, candidates must as a minimum have held ICorr Painting Inspector Level 1 or Coating Inspector Level 1 for a period of two years. It is possible to transition across from other certification schemes here. If a suitable qualification is not held, then dispensation to gain certification may be given if an individual has 5 years’ experience relating to painting or coating inspection.

Why Online? & Benefits of Online

The online course has been developed so candidates can complete the training material at their own pace and in their own time. The examination is also completed remotely on two dates each month.

Online Learning brings the following key benefits:

  • Stress-free learning environment
  • Learn in your own time and at your own pace
  • Course content can be viewed as many times as you like prior to examination
  • Ability to continually study for your examination
  • Less time out of work
  • Save on accommodation costs
  • Save on transport costs

This course assumes all candidates hold ICorr Painting or Coating Inspector approval (any level) and therefore have a knowledge of inspection philosophy, surface preparation, anti-corrosion coatings and how to use common inspection instruments. The course will cover the inspection of modern types of Passive Fire Protection as found on hydrocarbon installations for both on and offshore facilities. This will include structural members, decks and bulkheads and storage or process tanks and associated pipework. Mechanically fixed methods are not covered.

Course Content
  • Overview of passive fire protection
  • Development process of an epoxy PFP system
  • Factors affecting durability
  • Common defects
  • Typical equipment used by an Inspector
  • Health & Safety requirements for site working
  • Documentation to be reviewed
  • Role of the Inspector on site
  • What an Inspector monitors during PFP application
  • Inspection & Reporting
Course Details and Price

Course: £525
£960 (Excl. VAT)

PLEASE NOTE: Online courses now have a multi-booking discount

This course is completed fully online, including remote examination.

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