Ideal for engineers, technicians, and operators who require knowledge of CP techniques, through to more in-depth technical detail, plus an understanding of likely problem areas and an appreciation of cathodic protection methodology.
In addition to the knowledge of a Level II Engineer: problem areas and trouble shooting of CP systems, investigation of testposts or stations, insulating flanges and monoblocks; cased crossings; low potential readings; interference effects and mitigation. AC interference, DC interference, earthing structures; coatings and CP electro osmosis; holiday detection.
Candidates should be qualified to Level 2 and subsequently have a minimum of two years of experience in cathodic protection or have a practical background in electricity, corrosion technology or engineering with a minimum of three years of experience in cathodic protection.
Candidates from either route must have successfully completed an approved course of training in cathodic protection at the appropriate level.
A mature candidate route offering exemption from formal training is available for Level 2 and Level 3 candidates who are able to demonstrate at least three and five years respectively of recent continuous experience in cathodic protection.