Candidates with or without experience in the painting/coating industry. Most candidates will go on to sit the BGAS/CSWIP Blast Cleaning/Preparation Operative Grade 5A examination.
Safety rules and regulations, blasting standard interpretation, rust grade identification, blasting equipment, equipment maintenance, blasting abrasives, inspection tools, ventilation protection, blasting, handtools, and/or power tools cleaning, materials, handling, housekeeping.
Candidates MUST bring:
- 2 passport sized photographs
- a valid eyesight certificate from a doctor or an optician showing satisfactory eyesight for near vision, permitting reading a minimum of Times Roman N5, or equivalent type and size letters, at not less than 300mm on a standard test chart for near vision, in at least one eye, corrected or uncorrected. Candidates will be required to have had a colour perception assessment by the Ishihara 24 plate test or equivalent.
- a completed application form and full examination fee
The minimum duration for experience in the painting/ coating industry prior to or following success in the qualification examination is 1 month.
For more information on the BGAS-CSWIP scheme, please view the BGAS-CSWIP scheme document